The United Nations has warned that it could take days for the full impact of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti to emerge, as the death toll soars to more than 800, said a report.
The death toll has doubled, and may rise, as rescue teams
Rescue workers raced on Saturday to save more residents from the rubble of a six-storey building in Nairobi after it collapsed overnight following heavy rain. At least 12 people were confirmed dead.
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Low oil prices have pushed top exporter Saudi Arabia to hasten difficult economic reforms and cut spending on popular benefits, but it has few options beyond sticking with a strategy to defend its market share - no matter how low prices sink.
GAC, a provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services, has co-ordinated the delivery of two high-speed boats from Sweden to Greece, that have joined the sea rescue effort in the Eastern Aegean.
More than 2,000 migrants were rescued from five wooden boats in the Mediterranean on Saturday and as many as seven other vessels have been reported at sea, the privately funded Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) and Italy's coastguard said.
Police have raided a Manama restaurant to rescue three Thai women who were allegedly being kept as sex slaves, according to that country's embassy.
A Thai Embassy spokesman told the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister p
Rescue teams toiled in pouring rain on Thursday in the debris left by last week's devastating earthquake in Nepal, but officials said the chances of finding any more survivors was bleak as the death toll neared 5,500.
A US journalist and a South African teacher held by al Qaeda militants in Yemen were killed alongside 10 of their captors during a rescue attempt by US and Yemeni forces, senior officials said on Saturday.
US Secretary of State Jo
Eight sailors who were lost at sea for 30 hours after their cargo ship sank have been rescued by a Bahrain-based maritime force.
The search was conducted by the Combined Task Force-151 (CTF-151), which is part of the Juffair-based
A search and rescue helicopter at Sharjah Air Wing Section found two young Emiratis who had gone missing after their vehicle had broken down in the desert sands of the central region of Sharjah.
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