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Rescue teams continue searching for survivors after Wednesday's deadly earthquake which killed at least 1,000 people. Afghanistan's leader, Hibatullah Akhundzada, warned that the number of casualties could rise.
23 Oct 2021
Rescue operations are underway during floods in northern India's Uttarakhand, where officials say 46 have died and 11 are missing. IMAGES
17 Oct 2021
Most of the migrants were from Haiti and they had hoped to arrive in the US but instead would now be dropped off at the Honduras frontier. The US continues to deport thousands of migrants back to Haiti.
8 Oct 2021
Heavily armed gangs have been stepping up raids on schools and villages in northwestern Nigeria, often taking hostages for ransom.
3 Oct 2021
The property company's financial plight comes as the Communist Party cracks down on business and tightens its control of the economy. Evergrande's fate and that of its founder, hang in the balance.
21 Aug 2021
Rescuers search for the missing in Unzen city, Nagasaki prefecture, after torrential rain triggered floods and landslides in western Japan.
27 Jul 2021
Indian rescue teams are digging through mud and sludge a day after a deluge killed at least 159 people. Goa's Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said it is the worst flooding since 1982.
21 Jul 2021
Firefighters rescue trapped passengers from a flooded subway station in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou, where deadly torrential rains have wreaked havoc.
1 Jun 2021
Niger Deputy Governor says efforts are ongoing to rescue Islamiyya students
12 Mar 2021
Law enforcement officers and members of the public rescued a 23-year-old undocumented immigrant and his two-year-old son who were struggling in the Salinity Canal near the US-Mexico border in Arizona, according to a news release from US Customs and Border Protection. The father and his son were trying to swim across the canal when they got swept away by the rapid current.
10 Mar 2021
"I’m so excited. I just can't hide it," says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Joe Biden's relief plan, which is on the verge of clearing Congress in a final vote on Wednesday. The American Rescue Plan promises to offer a lifeline for millions of American families and businesses, as well as stimulating an economy emerging from the pandemic. "It's a remarkable, historic, transformative piece of legislation," says Pelosi.
21 Dec 2020
Local vigilantes and police have rescued a group of children who were kidnapped by an armed gang. The release followed a shoot-out in northwestern Nigeria.

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