Search and rescue efforts

In this grab taken from video provided by the Thai Navy Seal, a view of the boys and their soccer coach as they are rescued in a cave, in Chiang Rai in Thailand, Monday, July 2, 2018. Rescuers found all 12 boys and their soccer coach alive deep inside a partially flooded cave in northern Thailand late Monday, more than a week after they disappeared and touched off a desperate search that drew international help and captivated the nation. (Thai Navy Seal via AP)
July 02, 2018 - 3:52 pm
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Rescuers found all 12 boys and their soccer coach alive deep inside a partially flooded cave in northern Thailand late Monday, more than a week after they disappeared and touched off a desperate search that drew international help and captivated the nation. Video released...
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Claus-Peter Reisch, the German captain of Lifeline, a private ship that rescues migrants, is flanked by his lawyers as he leaves after an arraignment hearing in Valletta, Malta's capital, Monday, July 2, 2018. The Lifeline rescued 234 migrants in waters off Libya, then headed to Malta after Italy refused entrance to the ship. Reisch was charged with using the boat in Maltese waters without proper registration or license. (AP Photo/str)
July 02, 2018 - 1:53 pm
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The German captain of a private ship that rescues migrants in the Mediterranean Sea pleaded innocent Monday to charges that he entered Malta's waters illegally and without proper registration, a case that reflects Europe's heightened determination to keep asylum-seekers from...
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In this grab made from video provided by KK Productions, shows the area of a deadly bus accident in Uttarakhand's Paudi Garhwal district, northern India, Sunday, July 1, 2018. Chief Minister of Uttarakhand state Trivendra Rawat said the bus fell into a 700-foot (213-meter) deep gorge in the Himalayan foothills. (KK Production via AP)
July 01, 2018 - 7:51 am
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — At least 48 people were killed on Sunday when an overcrowded bus plunged off a mountain road into a gorge in northern India, officials said. Chief Minister of Uttarakhand state Trivendra Rawat said the bus fell into a 213-meter- (700-foot-) deep gorge in the Himalayan...
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Rescuers make their way down at the entrance to a cave complex where 12 boys and their soccer coach went missing, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, in northern Thailand, Sunday, July 1, 2018. The frantic effort to locate them in the cave for a week picked up pace as a break in the rain eased flooding in the system of caverns and more experts from around the world joined the anxious rescue mission. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
July 01, 2018 - 7:36 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Rescue divers cleared a key hurdle Sunday in the increasingly desperate search for 12 boys and their soccer coach who went missing in a cave in northern Thailand more than a week ago, officials said. A team led by Thai navy SEAL divers pushed through the murk of a kilometer...
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July 01, 2018 - 6:08 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities say at least three people have died and hundreds have been rescued after thunderstorms and heavy rains swept across the country, creating flash floods. The Interior Ministry said Sunday that 760 people had been rescued or evacuated from flooded areas...
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In this image from video made available on Friday, June 29, 2018, a group of young children sit around candles and play a song at a school in Buriram, eastern Thailand, in support for the missing soccer team and their coach in a flooded cave in the north. With songs, prayers and artwork, Thais are keeping hope alive that 12 boys and their soccer coach who disappeared in a flooded mountain cave a week ago will be rescued. (Lek Nai Tung Kwang school via AP)
June 30, 2018 - 9:00 pm
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — It's a simple melody sung to the plucking of acoustic guitars by schoolchildren sitting around candles: "I beg the skies to show mercy and empathy/ My brothers are in Tham Luang Khun Nang Non/ Let them pass this danger, I beg." The song is dedicated to events unfolding in a...
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A rescuer works at the entrance to a cave complex where 12 soccer team members and their coach went missing, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, in northern Thailand Saturday, June 30, 2018. Rescuers have been searching for them. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
June 30, 2018 - 8:47 pm
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The frantic effort to locate 12 boys and their soccer coach missing in a cave in Thailand for a week picked up pace as a break in the rain eased flooding in the system of caverns and more experts from around the world joined the anxious rescue mission. The search in the...
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RETRANSMISSION TO ADD AP STYLE SIGN-OFF BYLINE - Migrants aboard a rubber dinghy off the Libyan coast wipes her eyes as she waits rescuers aboard the Open Arms aid boat, of Proactiva Open Arms Spanish NGO, Saturday, June 30, 2018. 60 migrants were rescued as Italy's right-wing Interior Minister Matteo Salvini tweeted: "They can forget about arriving in an Italian port." (AP Photo/Olmo Calvo)
June 30, 2018 - 4:51 pm
ABOARD THE OPEN ARMS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA (AP) — The full moon was the only light as a terrified 9-year-old boy from Central African Republic climbed into a rubber dinghy held together with duct tape, risking death in the dark waters off Libya along with his parents and 57 other trafficked...
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RETRANSMISSION OF XAP116 TO IMPROVE QUALITY - Migrants aboard a rubber dinghy off the Libyan coast receive aid from rescuers aboard the Open Arms aid boat, of Proactiva Open Arms Spanish NGO, Saturday, June 30, 2018. 60 migrants were rescued as Italy's right-wing Interior Minister Matteo Salvini tweeted: "They can forget about arriving in an Italian port." (AP Photo/Olmo Calvo)
June 30, 2018 - 4:15 pm
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on migration into Europe (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Spain says Barcelona will be the docking port for an aid boat that rescued 60 migrants in waters near Libya but was not allowed to land by both Italy and Malta. A spokesman with the prime minister's office said the Open...
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Thai soldiers carry a water pump to drain the water from a cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been missing in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province in northern Thailand, Friday, June 29, 2018. Floodwaters have reached near the entrance of the cave despite attempts to drain the water so rescuers can search farther into the complex for a sixth day. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
June 29, 2018 - 7:23 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Thailand's prime minister on Friday visited a flooded cave complex where rescuers have been searching for 12 boys and their soccer coach missing for six days and urged their relatives not to give up hope. "There has to be faith. Faith makes everything a success," Prime...
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