Migrant rescue ship has registration revoked

Migrant rescue ship has registration revoked

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Panama Maritime Authority (PMA) only registered the ship last month, after the Gibraltar authorities revoked its flag A rescue vessel operating in the central Mediterranean Sea has had its registration revoked, leaving its future operations in jeopardy. When the Aquarius next docks, it will have to remove its Panama…

Rescue mission for injured Indian sailor

Rescue mission for injured Indian sailor

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Thuriya set sail from France at the start of July on the round-the-world race An international rescue team is trying to reach a seriously injured Indian sailor who is taking part in the Golden Globe round-the-world race. Solo yachtsman Abhilash Tomy is stranded 3,200km (2,000 miles) off the coast…

Race to rescue flooded Laos villagers

Race to rescue flooded Laos villagers

Image copyright Getty Images Rescuers are racing to find survivors after a dam in Laos collapsed late on Monday, flooding several villages and killing at least 20 people. At least 100 people are still missing, and thousands have lost their homes. The authorities in Attapeu province have been using helicopters and boats to try to…

Cave rescue ‚hope became reality’

Cave rescue ‚hope became reality’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRear Adm. Arpakorn Yuukongkaew, head of the Thai navy seals: „There was only a tiny bit of hope”The head of the Thai Navy Seals has said „hope became reality” with the successful rescue of 12 boys and their coach from the Tham Luang cave. „We had a…

Thai boys wait for cave rescue to resume

Thai boys wait for cave rescue to resume

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThere were cheers and applause as the first boys’ rescue was confirmedCave divers in Thailand have resumed the high-risk operation to extract the remaining eight boys and their football coach from a vast flooded cave system, the head of the mission has said. Four boys were brought…

Rescue dogs acted as ball boys and girls at the Brasil Open tennis tournament — and the pictures are amazing

Rescue dogs acted as ball boys and girls at the Brasil Open tennis tournament — and the pictures are amazing

AP Dogs were used as ball boys and ball girls at a tennis tournament in Brazil. The six canines, who had all been abandoned, were taken in by an organisation that re-homes animals. Their retrieval skills were put to the test at the Brasil Open — and the photos are incredible. When it comes to…