• European migrant crisis: Weekly boat rescues reach 13,000

    The rescue of more than 600 migrants off Libya by a flotilla of EU ships takes the weekly total to at least 13,000, Italian authorities say.

  • Boy rescued from Gazipur

    Detectives arrested two alleged kidnappers and rescued a five-year-old boy in Gazipur on Sunday, around one and a half months after his abduction from the capital's Uttara area.

  • Turkish fishermen save Syrian refugee baby (video)

    Two Turkish fishermen rescued and resuscitated a Syrian toddler they luckily found floating unconscious in the Aegean Sea.

  • Real-life Batman?

    A real-life superhero known as the 'Bromley Batman' saved a man from being mugged at knife point in south London.

  • Bangladesh to verify 208 trafficking victims

    A Bangladesh delegation is ready to depart for Myanmar to verify nationality of the 208 migrants, victims of trafficking, rescued from sea recently.

  • 700 migrants rescued off Indonesia

    Another 700 Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants are rescued off Indonesia on Friday, police say, as Myanmar undermined calls for a coordinated response to the human-trafficking crisis by threatening to boycott a planned Southeast Asian summit.

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