""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
""All the hard work of actually negotiating the details, all of that has been pushed until later""
International Crisis Group
Over a thousand rescue workers are searching for survivors a day after a magnitude 6.
In April 2016, 18-year-old Jonathan Annicks was shot while on his way to his brother’s car in his home town, Chicago.
Drone footage of Amatrice shows how easily the buildings crumbled when an earthquake rocked central Italy on August 24th killing 294 people.
The area worst hit by the Italian earthquake sees its population swell in the summer, with tourists flocking to the mountains to attend annual festivals.
United Arab Emirates
Dubai International Airport has been closed until further notice after an Emirates flight crash landed and burst into flames.
Rescuers in China are searching for 34 people missing after a landslide hit the construction site for a new hydroelectric power station, according to
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
The Kenyan Red Cross says a six-month-old baby girl has no visible physical injuries – despite being buried in the rubble of a collapsed building in
The death toll in the Pemex plant blast has surpassed 20 and could continue to rise, officials fear.
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
Wednesday's explosion at a petrochemical plant in Mexico killed at least 13 people and injured more than 130.
Rescuers dig with their bare hands to find those buried alive after a double earthquake disaster
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
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
In the Khyber and Kashmiri regions of northern Pakistan flash floods triggered by heavy rains have killed at least 55 people. An emergency
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
Eagles of Death Metal make an emotional return to Paris to play their first gig since November's deadly attacks in the capital.
Rescue teams were continuing to search on Sunday evening for around 120 people believed to still be trapped inside a collapsed apartment block in the
More than 24 hours after a deadly earthquake hit Taiwan, a young man has been pulled alive from a toppled, high-rise apartment block. The 20-year-old
Witnesses to the Ouagadougou attack say suspected Islamist militants shot indiscriminately at them and did not speak French – the national language