Small plane with three on board missing in Washington state

 Rescue workers in Washington state said they would continue searching Monday for a small plane carrying three people that disappeared after takeoff from neighboring Montana. 

Fading hope, long clean-up after Colombia landslide

Rescue workers in Colombia resumed the increasingly hopeless search for the missing on Tuesday after a massive landslide, as the death toll rose to 64 and residents began a difficult clean-up.

Rescuers retrieve six bodies from flooded Colombian mine

Rescue workers began recovering bodies from an underground gold mine in Colombia where flood waters trapped 15 workers, Colombia`s disaster response service said on Friday. 

US sends aid workers to Nepal

 The US today sent a military aircraft with relief materials and nearly 70 rescue workers to Nepal to provide assistance after the powerful earthquake that killed more than 2,400 people.

Dale Steyn praises firefighters for saving Cape Town home
Dale Steyn praises firefighters for saving Cape Town home

South African spearhead Dale Steyn praised firefighters who saved his Cape Town mountain home from the devastating flames which have engulfed one of the country's most popular tourist destinations.

Six skiers killed in avalanche in French Alps: Police

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.

Rescuers press to save 18 trapped Turkish miners

Rescue workers have been pumping water out of a coal mine in southern Turkey all night as relatives wait anxiously nearby after surging waters trapped 18 Turkish miners deep underground.

Rescuers to Dig for Victims of Nigerian Car Bombs

An emergency official says rescue workers are digging through rubble to search for more victims of twin car bomb blasts that collapsed buildings in a bustling marketplace and bus station in Nigeria`s central city of Jos. More than 118 bodies have been recovered and dozens of wounded are in hospitals.

Rescue workers remove bodies from Cuba plane crash

All 68 people aboard a state airliner were killed when it crashed in flames.

Workers race to unearth victims of Brazil mudslide

Rescue workers raced against the clock on Friday to unearth as many as 200 people feared buried in a mudslide near Rio de Janeiro, as the death toll from massive floods in the region rose to 182.

Rescuers work to save 153 workers trapped in China mine

Rescuers worked frantically on Monday to try to find more than 150 workers trapped in a flooded coal mine being built in northern China, the latest disaster to hit the notoriously dangerous sector.