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One year on, ‘Wild Boars’ lead charity race near Thai cave

Eleven of the young footballers joins around 5,000 joggers and cyclists wearing sports jerseys or fancy dress in a charity run near the Tham Luang cave.

4 rescued, 8 still missing on avalanche-hit Indian peak

Authorities say the four rescued were not part of the larger group but were in touch with them until May 26, a day before an avalanche struck.

Adopt a dog: They did and loved it, now you can...

The Voice for Paws’ Adoption Drive will once again be held in Bangsar on Sunday, May 26 from 11am-4pm so you can take home your own furkid too.

Two kidnapped Shell oil workers rescued

The pair were attacked in southern Rivers state last week while returning from an official trip to Bayelsa state.

Malta reaches deal to allocate 64 migrants in 4 EU countries

The 64 migrants will be disembarked and redistributed between Germany, France, Portugal and Luxembourg.

Philippine troops rescue Malaysian hostage in southern Philippines

Jan Abdullah was shot by his Abu Sayyaf captors while fleeing and was later found by the marines.

Swimming pools at fire stations, to help firemen and school children

Ministry official says the proposal is aimed at improving the skills of firefighters and for children to learn swimming.

Passengers airlifted from crippled cruise ship in storm off Norway

The Viking Sky, with 1,373 passengers and crew on board, had sent out a mayday signal as it had been drifting towards land in the Norwegian Sea.

Man rescued unscathed after trapped for 62 hours in India

As many as 54 people have been rescued alive by the team of around 400.

Bangladesh rescues ‘abducted’ Malaysia-bound Rohingya refugees

Police found the refugees at two separate places in the southeastern border district of Cox's Bazar, bringing the number of Rohingya being rescued to more than 100 in less than a week.

Man feared drowned trying to save 5 in car that plunged...

The villager, who was fishing nearby when the car slid into the river, jumped in to try to save the passengers.

Hopes dim in search for survivors after Brazil dam collapse

Nearly 300 people are still missing, with the list of those unaccounted for being constantly updated.

Italy pressures Dutch and French over storm-tossed migrant rescue ship

With little space on board, many of the migrants are forced to stay on deck, sheltering under a tarpaulin but with little heat.

Spanish rescuers drilling tunnel to search for toddler in well

A giant drilling machine has been installed at the site in a bid to make a parallel tunnel and excavation started in the afternoon.

First Thai cave rescue film due out on mission anniversary

Thai-born director Tom Waller to release the "genuine" retelling of the Thai rescue mission on its anniversary.

Rescuers search for survivors in deadly Java landslide

Landslides are common in Indonesia, a vast tropical archipelago prone to natural disasters and torrential downpours.

Boy survives 40-minute burial after avalanche in French Alps

The boy was not carrying a transmitting beacon that could alert rescuers to his position quickly.

Indonesia scrambles to reach isolated tsunami-struck towns

Hundreds of residents still stranded on tiny islands in the Sunda Strait, which separates Java and Sumatra, will be airlifted or taken by boat to shelters.

57,000 waiting to join Bomba

There is a surge in the number of candidates, but only a small number of them can be trained to become Malaysia's unsung heroes.

Literally, a visit to ‘purradise’

22 rescued cats ] live here and are encouraged to interact with visitors in an effort to familiarise them with people so they can live in their forever homes.

‘Miracle’ as New Zealand baby rescued from sea

Gus Hutt was preparing for an early morning fish when he saw what appeared to be a doll bobbing past him in a rip current at Matata Beach in the North Island's Bay of Plenty.

Rescue underway in US Pacific islands as super typhoon strikes

With sustained winds of over 270 km per hour (168 mph) typhoon Yutu pulled down trees, telegraph poles and tore roofs from buildings as it passed through the chain of 15 islands, located more than 9,000 km west of the US mainland.

Rescuers find first body in town worst hit by Michael

The number of fatalities is expected to rise as rescuers go door to door and comb through the rubble in Mexico Beach and other Florida coastal communities.

Haiti quake kills at least 14, more than 100 injured

Some houses in the worst-affected areas were destroyed by the earthquake.