Some 70 women and children are among hundreds of migrants brought to the shores of Sicily after being rescued in the central Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday (February…
An Italian coast guard ship, the Spanish humanitarian group Proactiva Open Arms and a Caribbean-registered supply vessel went to the aid of six rubber dinghies and three wooden vessels.
The first funerals for victims killed in the hotel Rigopiano in central Italy, which was destroyed by an avalanche last week, have been held.
Six people have been killed in central Italy after a rescue helicopter crashed.
The mood of rescue workers at the Hotel Rigopiano has been sombre over the weekend.
Rescue workers in Italy are in a race against time to find further survivors following last week's avalanche.
Despite worsening weather conditions, rescue teams in central Italy say they haven’t given up hope of finding more survivors from a hotel which was completely buried by an…
A heat wave and high winds are fueling the flames, which have already scorched 50,000 hectares of land
11 people have now reportedly been pulled alive from the rubble of an Italian hotel which was destroyed by an avalanche.
Buried under snow for two days, four children and a woman have been pulled from the wreckage of a hotel in central Italy flattened by an avalanche.
Italian alpine rescuers pull out all in stops in bid to reach survivors buried in avalanche-hit hotel in Abruzzo.
Rescuers are digging through the rubble of a collapsed building in Tehran, Iran, looking for as many as 25 missing people including firefighters.
Rescue operations continued late on Thursday in the Iranian capital Tehran following the collapse of a shopping centre which had caught fire.
Rescue workers face treacherous conditions as they fight against time and the elements to find survivors after an avalanche struck a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy, hours after a series of str
Impossible to reach by car, emergency workers have been trying to access the Hotel Rigopiano by alternative methods.
Heavy snowfall is hampering rescue operations in regions of central Italy affected by Wednesday's earthquakes. Lazio, Marche and Abruzzo were shaken by a wave of strong tremors on Wednesday.
Four people have died and up to 25 are missing after an avalanche struck the Hotel Rigopiano in central Italy.
An Australian mother and her three sons who had been missing for a day from a Japanese ski resort have been rescued.
Twenty people have been rescued after they were left dangling for almost two hours at the top of a roller coaster in Australia.
The search has resumed for 17 people reported missing after a ferry fire off the coast of Indonesia. At least five ships and a number of smaller craft have been deployed in the search, according to of
A fire on board a ferry in Indonesia has killed at least 23 people.
The Italian Coast Guard rescued 192 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday (11/12), also recovering six bodies during the operation.
As Italy is slowly recovering from a series of deadly earthquakes, researchers at the Italian Institute of Technology of Genoa are developing a new generation of robots to work in disaster…
A group of man splash water on a dolphin after it became beached on Itacoatiara beach in Niteroi.
Figures from the International Organisation for Migration suggest there was a big surge in migrant arrivals in Italy between the 14th and the 20th of November.