The Louise Michel's crew have asked for "immediate assistance" and said European authorities had ignored calls for help.
Max, a two-year-old German shepherd, was "crucial" to finding a missing mother and her young son in Wales, the police inspector said.
The 121-pound pooch feels "a bit guilty" for letting down the image of her St Bernard cousins, her rescuers joked.
Tyson Steele's cabin burned down, leaving him exposed for weeks to freezing temperatures.
Footage from the scene appears to show a figure, upside down with his legs in the air, at the top of the chimney.
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Kent Police said officers were called to Richborough Road in Sandwich.
A dramatic helicopter rescue went awry when a woman in Phoenix was airlifted after becoming injured during a hike. The stretcher carrying the 75-year-old began to spin rapidly out of control mid-air. The woman was treated for nausea and dizziness from the ride but was otherwise unharmed.
Almost 100 volunteers involved in massive rescue effort.
A 19-year-old crane operator saved the lives of 14 people, when a seven-storey residential building caught fire in northeast China. Lan Junze, acted quickly by driving his crane over and allowing trapped residents to climb onto its platform.