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.