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58 dead, rescuers in ‘day and night’ hunt for missing in...

Rescue work was almost thwarted by additional rainfall.

Japan typhoon death toll stands at 30, troops sent in to...

The full extent of the widespread damage is only beginning to emerge because many areas remain underwater.

Thai cave rescue film makes world premiere at Busan festival

Directed by Irish-Thai filmmaker Tom Waller, the film gives first hand accounts of the story that gripped the world for the 18 days.

Another sun bear rescued in Sarawak after tip-off

The bear had been kept as a pet for over 20 years in Serian and was found to be kept in a small cage.

Rescuers scramble to reach survivors as Pakistan quake toll climbs

One resident describes the earthquake as ‘doomsday’.

Scores of tigers rescued from infamous Thai temple have died

The tigers have died from a viral disease as the have no immune system due to inbreeding.

Over 2 dozen rescuers try to save trapped cavers in Poland

The two explorers were trapped after a narrow tunnel was flooded, blocking their exit.

Police to carry out post-mortem on Nora search op

Negeri Sembilan police chief says the review will be carried out after all investigations are completed.

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.