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Over 250 migrants rescued off Spanish coast

Madrid - Over 250 migrants making the dangerous crossing to Europe were rescued Friday off Spain, with several other vessels still in need of rescue, authorities said.

Stranded US sailors, dogs rescued after months in Pacific Ocean

Washington - Two American mariners and their canine companions have been rescued after drifting off course and spending months stranded in the Pacific Ocean, the US Navy said Thursday.

Mother and young son survive 10 days in Australian bush

Sydney - A woman and her son, 9, survived a 10-day ordeal with no food in rough Australian bushland by using leaves to collect water and removing ticks and leeches from each other, reports and authorities said Thursday.

Toddler rescued after 12 hours in Swiss Alps crevice

Geneva - After a 12-hour ordeal, rescue workers pulled a two-year-old girl unharmed out of a deep crevice she tumbled into during a family hike in the Swiss Alps, police said Friday.

Mexico says last body found in rubble after quake

Mexico - Emergency workers pulled the last victim's body Wednesday from the rubble of Mexico's September 19 earthquake, officials said, as the country turned to rebuilding after a disaster that claimed more than 360 lives.

Mexico teaches quake volunteers not to make things worse

Mexico - As thousands of volunteers gather to dig out victims of Mexico's devastating earthquake, rescuers have started organizing crash courses to stop well-meaning but inept helpers from making the situation worse.

Mexico teaches quake volunteers not to make things worse

Mexico - As thousands of volunteers gather to dig out victims of Mexico's devastating earthquake, rescuers have started organizing crash courses to stop well-meaning but inept helpers from making the situation worse.

Volunteers rush to rescue in aftermath of Mexico quake

Mexico - Climbing onto a pile of rubble that used to be a building may not seem the most obvious thing to do for someone who has just survived an earthquake.But that is how thousands of Mexicans have reacted to the deadly 7.

Romania seizes new migrant boat in Black Sea

- Romanian authorities said Wednesday they had rescued more than 150 migrants in the Black Sea, the fifth such incident since August amid rising fears that a new migrant route to Europe is opening up.

Irma: US crisis cell brings stranded tourists home

Washington - In flooded resorts and storm-ravaged beach hotels dotted along the Caribbean archipelago, hundreds of US tourists are waiting for news from the State Department crisis task force.

Angels in mega trucks: drivers join rescue in storm-hit Texas

Port Arthur - Zub Ferrell's passion is driving through the mud and muck of mega truck competitions. But this week he has embraced another mission: using his huge rig to save flood victims stranded after monster storm Harvey.

Human chains and jet skis: Texans come to the rescue

Houston - Bryan Curtis normally rides his jet ski for fun. On Sunday, he turned it into an emergency rescue vehicle.

Lone migrant rescue ship keeps up patrols off Libya

On board the Aquarius, one of the last NGO ships still operating off the coast of Libya, rescuers are worried they are not seeing any more boatloads of migrants at sea.

Italy applauds Libya's decision on migrant 'search and rescue' zone

Rome - The Italian government on Sunday welcomed Libya's decision to bar foreign vessels from a stretch of water off its coast, a move that has prompted almost all international charities to halt migrant search and rescue operations in the area.

Italy applauds Libya's decision on migrant 'search and rescue' zone

Rome - The Italian government on Sunday welcomed Libya's decision to bar foreign vessels from a stretch of water off its coast, as both countries struggle with a migrant crisis that has engulfed Europe in recent years.

MSF refuses to sign on to new migrant rescue rules

Rome - Medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) refused Monday to sign a code of conduct on migrant-saving operations in the Mediterranean, while others including Save the Children approved the new rules.

Sri Lankan navy rescues elephant washed out to sea

Colombo - Sri Lanka's navy has rescued an elephant that got into difficulties after being washed out to sea, a spokesman said Wednesday, calling it a "miraculous escape".

Italy to pay up to 17 bln euros to deal with two troubled banks: govt

Rome - Italy will pay up to 17 billion euros ($19 billion) to break up two insolvent Venetian banks, which have posed a threat to country's banking system, the government announced Sunday.

Rome out to rescue two troubled banks

Rome - At the 11th hour, the Italian government has vowed to rescue two troubled Venetian banks with the aid of a retail bank, plus billions of taxpayer's cash.

Spain rescues more than 200 migrants from Med

Madrid - Spanish coastguards rescued more than 200 migrants on Saturday as they attempted to make the perilous sea crossing from north Africa to Europe.

Trio missing off PNG coast after boat capsizes

Sydney - Three men from Australia, Fiji and Papua New Guinea are missing after their boat capsized off PNG, officials said Monday, as a fourth man was reportedly rescued on a isolated beach after scrawling "help" in the sand.

Rescue drill turns real as US Coast Guard finds missing Tongans

Wellington - A search and rescue exercise turned real for a US Coast Guard crew who found six Tongan fishermen missing at sea for a week, New Zealand officials said Friday.

5,000 migrants rescued in 48 hours off Libya

Rome - Some 5,000 migrants bound for Italy were rescued in waters off the coast of Libya between Thursday and Saturday morning by Italian and Libyan coastguards, statements from both countries said.

Philippine fisherman's tale of 58 days adrift

General Santos - Adrift and alone in the Pacific Ocean, Rolando Omongos prayed to live long enough to bring home news of the death of his uncle, whose corpse he had cast off at sea.

Philippine fisherman back home after 58-day sea ordeal

Manila - A young fisherman flew home to the Philippines on Wednesday after being given up for dead at sea, battling hunger, thirst and despair for nearly two months on a tiny boat that drifted all the way to Papua New Guinea.

Philippine fisherman back home after 58-day sea ordeal

Manila - A young fisherman flew home to the Philippines on Wednesday after being given up for dead at sea, battling hunger, thirst and despair for nearly two months on a tiny boat that drifted all the way to Papua New Guinea.

Philippine fisherman back home after 58-day sea ordeal

Manila - A young fisherman flew home to the Philippines on Wednesday after being given up for dead at sea, battling hunger, thirst and despair for nearly two months on a tiny boat that drifted all the way to Papua New Guinea.

Spain rescues 92 migrants off the southern coast

M - Spanish authorities said 92 migrants travelling in five makeshift boats were rescued off Spain's coast on Saturday, as an increasing number of migrants seek to reach Europe via the country.

Rescue crew's tough call: sail away to keep other migrants safe

Pal Erik Teigen had to make a tough call Saturday: sail a rescue ship away from desperate migrants in waters off the Libyan coast in order to safeguard the lives of others.

2,400 migrants rescued, 14 die, off Libya

Horrific scenes unfolded in the Mediterranean off Libya Saturday as a full-to-capacity rescue ship was forced to sail away from desperate migrants trying to swim towards the rescuers.
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