MUMBAI, July 17: Rescuers cleared debris and used sniffer dogs Wednesday to find possible survivors under the rubble of a dilapidated building that collapsed in India’s financial capital of Mumbai. At least 12 people were killed, and several are still feared trapped.

BANGKOK/PHUKET, July 8: Rescuers in Thailand prepared to lift a sunken tourist boat on Sunday and said 15 people are still missing after the craft capsized off the coast of Phuket island, killing at least 41 people.

THAM LUANG CAVE, July 8: Thai authorities on Sunday said they plan to evacuate an area around a cave in northern Thailand where a dozen boys and their soccer coach have been trapped so that a “rescue operation” can take place.

THAILAND, July 7: A rescue mission for a young Thai soccer team and their coach trapped for two weeks in a flooded cave is at “war with water and time”, its leader said on Saturday, but was eyeing its best chance yet to free the group before expected heavy rains.

MAE SAI, July 5:  With more rain coming, Thai rescuers are racing against time to pump out water from a flooded cave before they can extract 12 boys and their soccer coach with minimum risk, officials said Thursday.

MANILA, Philippines, Dec 21: Philippine coast guard boats and fishermen worked to rescue more than 200 people on board an inter-island ferry which sank Thursday after being lashed by strong winds and waves off a northeastern province, officials said.

MEXICO, Oct 31: Dancing devils, towering skeletons and altars festooned with marigolds made their way down Mexico City’s main thoroughfare on Saturday to commemorate Day of the Dead in a country still mourning nearly 500 people killed in earthquakes last month.

MOSCOW, Dec 27: Russia's defense ministry says rescue teams have found a flight recorder from the plane that crashed into the Black Sea over the weekend.

PIDIE JAYA, INDONESIA, Dec 8: Indonesian medical teams struggled on Thursday to treat scores of people injured in a 6.5 magnitude earthquake a day after more than 100 people were killed in the worst disaster to hit the province since the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.