Stormy weather pounded Italy over the weekend causing flash floods and evacuations in the country's northwest
The elephant got separated from its herd and was stuck in a deep swamp filled with muddy water. It took them two to three hours to free the elephant.
Commuters on a crowded subway platform in Buenos Aires came to the rescue of a woman who fell directly onto the tracks of an oncoming subway train on Tuesday (October 15).
"The arrested person, a 67-year-old man from Ruinerwold, is one of the six persons discovered this Monday in the house," said police.
Rescuers from the Krabi Pitakpracha Foundation captured a four-metre-long king cobra.
In order to prevent him from falling, the rescuers quickly fastened a security rope around his chest, while residents from the building held out quilt below.
Rescuers in eastern India's Mayurbhanj district freed a cobra whose head was stuck in a beer can on Saturday
The animal is pulled free and then runs into nearby woodland.
Two rescue operations after flooding in Spain showed Spanish authorities pulling people to safety.
Workers battled waist-high floodwaters to get to those who were stranded after two days of torrential rain.
Rescue efforts were underway in the Spanish village of Pilar de la Horadada on Friday (September 13), as a third person died due to the series of floods across the Southern region
A bear cub trapped in a dumpster in California managed to free itself when deputies placed a ladder in the container.
Rescue operations are underway after recent floods destroyed roads and trapped residents in southwest China's Sichuan province.
Five elephants were rescued this week after getting trapped in a large muddy hole in Malaysia.
Local media reported that the elephants were found stuck on August 20. in an abandoned illegal mining pool, located in Pahang's forest reserve, about 200 kilometres east of capital Kuala Lumpur.
In the dead of night, Thai firefighter Pinyo Pukpinyo stealthily approaches a python coiled around the rafters of a home in Bangkok and quickly grabs its head with his bare hands.
Probably due to engine failure, a small two-passenger sports aircraft landed on the A6 motorway at the Ravna Gora junction in the direction of Rijeka.
Germany says it is ready to take some migrants, refused permission to disembark from an Italian coastguard vessel in Sicily.
Two charities dedicated to rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean are about to resume operations there - seven months after they were forced to stop using their ship, Aquarius.
SOS Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders (MSF) will restart operations using a new vessel, the Ocean Viking.
After the Aquarius, which sailed from 2016 to 2018, SOS Mediterranee is going back at sea with the Ocean Viking.
Firefighters heroically rescued a two-year-old boy that had fallen into a deserted well on Tuesday in Xuzhou City in east China's Jiangsu Province.
ProActiva Open Arms, a Spanish NGO that rescues migrants in the Mediterranean, brought one of their boats to Strasbourg to make a point. Euronews spoke with the crew and MEPs about the legal debate over rescuing migrants.
Members of Spanish Civil Guard rescued a yachtsman whose vessel capsized three miles off Vilassa de Mar in northeast Spain.
Carola Rakete, the captain of the rescue ship Sea-Watch 3, which defied the Italian government ban and docked at Lampedusa, has said she regrets any alarm caused when the ship trapped a police boat against the quay.
Those on board tell Euronews that "the real solution to the problem is to have safe and legal passage for anyone fleeing and looking for safe harbour.”
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This is the moment firefighters rescued a woman from a car in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, after flash flooding.