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.
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.
Two Turkish fishermen rescued and resuscitated a Syrian toddler they luckily found floating unconscious in the Aegean Sea.
A real-life superhero known as the 'Bromley Batman' saved a man from being mugged at knife point in south London.
A Bangladesh delegation is ready to depart for Myanmar to verify nationality of the 208 migrants, victims of trafficking, rescued from sea recently.
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.