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Battling back from gunshot wounds in Chicago

In April 2016, 18-year-old Jonathan Annicks was shot while on his way to his brother’s car in his home town, Chicago.

In April 2016, 18-year-old Jonathan Annicks was shot while on his way to his brother’s car in his home town, Chicago.

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Italy plans rebuild of quake-hit towns

Drone footage of Amatrice shows how easily the buildings crumbled when an earthquake rocked central Italy on August 24th killing 294 people.

Drone footage of Amatrice shows how easily the buildings crumbled when an earthquake rocked central Italy on August 24th killing 294 people.

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Scores killed as buses and fuel tanker collide in Afghanistan

At least 73 people are known to have died in a road accident on a busy highway in Afghanistan, according to the country’s health ministry. Scores

At least 73 people are known to have died in a road accident on a busy highway in Afghanistan, according to the country’s health ministry. Scores

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Up to 500 migrants may have drowned in Mediterranean - UNHCR

More than two hundred migrants arriving into the Sicilian port of Augusta on Thursday. They were picked up at sea by a joint Italian and Greek

More than two hundred migrants arriving into the Sicilian port of Augusta on Thursday. They were picked up at sea by a joint Italian and Greek

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Death toll from Mexico plant blast rises

Wednesday's explosion at a petrochemical plant in Mexico killed at least 13 people and injured more than 130.

Wednesday's explosion at a petrochemical plant in Mexico killed at least 13 people and injured more than 130.

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A race against time in Japan

Rescuers dig with their bare hands to find those buried alive after a double earthquake disaster

Rescuers dig with their bare hands to find those buried alive after a double earthquake disaster

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India: Five detained over deadly temple fireworks display

Police in India were questioning at least five people on Monday over this weekend’s deadly fireworks display at a Hindu temple, captured on camera in

Police in India were questioning at least five people on Monday over this weekend’s deadly fireworks display at a Hindu temple, captured on camera in

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Indian officials launch inquiry into deadly temple fire

A judicial inquiry has been ordered by the Indian authorities into an explosion and fire at a Hindu temple in Kerala that killed at least 110 people

A judicial inquiry has been ordered by the Indian authorities into an explosion and fire at a Hindu temple in Kerala that killed at least 110 people

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Flash floods kill at least 55 in Pakistan

In the Khyber and Kashmiri regions of northern Pakistan flash floods triggered by heavy rains have killed at least 55 people. An emergency

In the Khyber and Kashmiri regions of northern Pakistan flash floods triggered by heavy rains have killed at least 55 people. An emergency

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Looking for survivors

Video from the SMART News Agency shows a damaged building in Aleppo and members of the Syria Civil Defence rescue group finding people among the

Video from the SMART News Agency shows a damaged building in Aleppo and members of the Syria Civil Defence rescue group finding people among the

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Quake-hit Taiwan tower

Drone footage shows the collapsed Wei-guan Golden Dragon Building, an apartment tower in Tainan, Taiwan. The building was toppled by a 6.4 magnitude

Drone footage shows the collapsed Wei-guan Golden Dragon Building, an apartment tower in Tainan, Taiwan. The building was toppled by a 6.4 magnitude

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Burkina Faso siege: witnesses describe moment gunmen entered

Witnesses to the Ouagadougou attack say suspected Islamist militants shot indiscriminately at them and did not speak French – the national language

Witnesses to the Ouagadougou attack say suspected Islamist militants shot indiscriminately at them and did not speak French – the national language

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Argentine bus crash kills at least 42

A fatal crash in Argentina has left at least 42 dead when a bus careered over a cliff and into a ravine. It happened in the northern province of

A fatal crash in Argentina has left at least 42 dead when a bus careered over a cliff and into a ravine. It happened in the northern province of

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Survivors of Paris massacres describe their ordeal

Some incredible accounts are emerging about how some people managed to survive the Paris massacres while gunmen killed others around them. Some

Some incredible accounts are emerging about how some people managed to survive the Paris massacres while gunmen killed others around them. Some

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Search for survivors continues after Pakistan factory collapse

Rescue efforts have continued the day after a factory collapsed in Pakistan, as survivors trapped in the rubble pleaded for help on their mobile

Rescue efforts have continued the day after a factory collapsed in Pakistan, as survivors trapped in the rubble pleaded for help on their mobile

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At least 16 dead and dozens trapped in Pakistan factory collapse

At least 16 people were killed on Wednesday and up to 150 trapped under the rubble when a factory collapsed in an industrial area of Lahore in

At least 16 people were killed on Wednesday and up to 150 trapped under the rubble when a factory collapsed in an industrial area of Lahore in

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Italy: 800 rescued migrants brought ashore

Around eight-hundred migrants have been brought to the Italian port of Reggio Calabria. They were picked up from boats in the Mediterranean during

Around eight-hundred migrants have been brought to the Italian port of Reggio Calabria. They were picked up from boats in the Mediterranean during

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Mother and baby survive plane crash and five days in the jungle

A woman and her one-year-old baby boy have been found alive in the Colombian jungle five days after their plane crashed. Their twin-engine Cessna

A woman and her one-year-old baby boy have been found alive in the Colombian jungle five days after their plane crashed. Their twin-engine Cessna

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Fears for Colombian miners trapped in flooded gold mine

Rescue workers are working against the clock to reach at least 15 miners trapped in a flooded gold mine in northwestern Colombia since Wednesday. It

Rescue workers are working against the clock to reach at least 15 miners trapped in a flooded gold mine in northwestern Colombia since Wednesday. It

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Extreme climber admires Nepalese resilience

Italian climber Marco Confortola was up Mount Dhaulagiri when the Himalayan range shook on April 25th. His second ascent of the more than 8,000-metre

Italian climber Marco Confortola was up Mount Dhaulagiri when the Himalayan range shook on April 25th. His second ascent of the more than 8,000-metre