AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday March 6, 2015
Emergency rescue workers said several homes were destroyed in the wildfires while one firefighter was injured as the inferno raged through South Africa's spectacular Table Mountain.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 25, 2015
At least 17 people were killed today when a blast ripped through a bus in Potiskum, northeast Nigeria, witnesses and rescue workers said, in the latest violence to hit the troubled region.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 25, 2015
Rescue workers on Sunday found the bodies of six skiers who went missing a day earlier after being carried away by an avalanche during a trek in the Queyras mountain range in the French Alps, police said.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday January 13, 2015
A fire department spokesman says rescue workers have freed a 16-year-old boy who spent about five hours stuck in mud up to his thighs in a muddy stream in Puyallup, Washington.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday December 30, 2014
The death toll in the Greek ferry fire has risen to eight and rescue workers are investigating if more people are still missing, Italian authorities said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 18, 2014
Rescue workers have retrieved the bodies of nine soldiers including a senior regional commander after an army helicopter crash in northern Thailand, authorities said on Tuesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 29, 2014
Turkish emergency workers were on Wednesday trying to reach 18 miners who were trapped when their shaft was engulfed by water, amid growing fears that they may have drowned.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 7, 2014
Rescue workers on Tuesday found two bodies in the ash on a volcano in central Japan, where at least 12 hikers are still unaccounted for following an eruption known to have killed 51 others
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 14, 2014
Nigerian preacher and televangelist TB Joshua on Sunday linked a deadly building collapse at his Lagos megachurch to a suspicious aircraft but rescue workers ruled out the theory of foul play.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 13, 2014
After undertaking rescue operation in the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is now focusing on relief operations and is deploying 'boat hospitals' in water logged areas to provide health care facilities to t...
Srinagar News | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury (with inputs from Reuters) | Wednesday September 10, 2014
In some parts of Srinagar, for the fourth day in row, families continue to be stranded on the roofs of their houses.
India News | Ketki Angre | Monday September 8, 2014
Nearly 120 people have died and lakhs of people affected by the worst floods that Jammu and Kashmir has seen in 50 years.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 4, 2014
Expressing concern over the loss of lives and property in floods and landslides in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP President Amit Shah today asked party MPs, MLAs and workers in the state to help in the rescue and relief operations.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 31, 2014
Four mountain climbers were killed on Sunday after falling 3,000 metres down a crevasse in the Valtellina region of the Italian Alps, rescue workers said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 30, 2014
Rescuers in Nicaragua on Friday rescued 20 miners who had been trapped deep underground for nearly two days after a cave-in at an unlicensed gold mine, but five more workers were still missing.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday August 20, 2014
At least six people were confirmed dead and 22 were missing after rain-sodden hills in the outskirts of Hiroshima gave way early Wednesday in several landslides.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 13, 2014
The Andhra Pradesh government on Tuesday sought the Centre's intervention for the rescue of 250 construction workers from the state who are trapped in Uzbekistan after they were allegedly duped by the recruitment agents.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 11, 2014
At least three workers died and 17 others were injured when a six-storey building under construction collapsed just outside Bangkok, police said on Monday, as rescuers searched for an unknown number of missing people.
India News | Saurabh Gupta | Tuesday August 5, 2014
After any tragedy, once the rescue workers leave, the affected locals are left to themselves to rebuild their lives.
India News | Reported by Syed Imtiaz Jaleel, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday August 1, 2014
Beneath a mountain of mud that used to be Malin village near Pune, a baby's wail became the beacon that helped rescue workers save four members of a family.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from agencies) | Thursday July 31, 2014
At least 41 people have been killed and over 150 are feared buried after a landslide hit a village, nearly 120 kilometres from Pune in Maharashtra. Rescue workers anticipate that the number of dead will rise.
World News | Reuters | Friday July 4, 2014
Rescuers labored with pickaxes and shovels to dig out 11 miners trapped by a landslide at an illegal gold mine in southern Honduras, and are close to reaching three of the workers, officials said on Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 10, 2014
Pakistan rescue workers recovered the bodies of seven people trapped inside a cargo building at Karachi airport on Tuesday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 22, 2014
Rescue workers have not found any trace so far of the mountaineer Chhanda Gayen and two Sherpas, who went missing after being caught in an avalanche while attempting to climb 8,505-metre-high Kangchenjunga West.