Rescuers struggled with strong waves and murky waters on Thursday as they searched for hundreds of people, most of them teenagers from the same school, still missing after a South Korean ferry capsized 36 hours ago.
Italian rescue workers searched the half submerged hulk of a stricken cruise ship for 15 people still missing on Monday, more than 48 hours after the huge vessel capsized, killing at least five and injuring more than 60. &nb
Early on Tuesday the death toll from Sunday's quake in Turkey stood at 279 and hundreds more were still missing, even as tens of thousands spent a second night under canvas or huddled round small fires in towns rattled by aftershocks.
Norwegian police searched for more victims on Saturday after a suspected right-wing zealot killed at least 92 people in a shooting spree and bomb attack that have traumatised a once-placid country.
The 32-year-old Norwegian named Anders Be
Rescuers have reached the wreckage of a passenger aircraft that crashed in Papua New Guinea and found no survivors among the 13 passengers and crew, Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said on Wednesday.
The Airlines PNG De Havilland Twin