Dramatic rescue from sinking boat in Croatia
Sep 21, 2010
World News | Reuters | Friday August 28, 2015
As many as 50 refugees were found dead in a parked lorry in Austria on Thursday, and another migrant ship sank off Libya, deepening a crisis that is overwhelming Europe and throwing up new tragedies by the day.
World News | Reuters | Friday August 7, 2015
Hopes faded of finding more survivors on Thursday from a shipwreck in which 200 migrants are feared drowned, as rescue ships were called to the aid of more migrant boats in the same area of the Mediterranean.
World News | Reuters | Thursday August 6, 2015
Hopes faded of finding survivors today from the sinking of a boat in which an estimated 200 migrants were feared drowned, as rescue ships were called to the aid of more migrant boats in the same area of the Mediterranean.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 9, 2015
Greek and Turkish coastguards have recovered the bodies of five migrants after a boat sinking in the Aegean Sea and another 13 are still missing, officials said Today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 23, 2015
The death toll in a ferry accident in central Bangladesh soared to 65 today, after more bodies were recovered from the overcrowded boat which sank within minutes of colliding with a cargo vessel.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 3, 2015
Pakistan today rejected reports that a Pakistani fishing boat said to be carrying explosives was intercepted by the Indian Coast Guard off the coast of Gujarat and the vessel exploded before sinking along with four occupants.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 23, 2014
With Prime Minister Narendra Modi skirting any statement on Article 370, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said BJP is shying away from committing on this contentious issue and is instead keeping its "feet in two boats" in Jammu and Kashmir which normally ends up "sinking".
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 3, 2014
At least 24 illegal migrants drowned on Monday when a boat taking them towards European Union waters sank in the Black Sea just off Istanbul, Turkish media reported.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 9, 2014
A groom on his way to the Indonesian island of Bali to get married is among those missing after a boat sank, leaving at least 19 dead and 22 unaccounted for, officials and friends said on Thursday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 15, 2014
Dozens of African migrants were missing and feared dead after their boat sank off the coast of Libya, a Libyan navy spokesman told AFP on Monday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 18, 2014
Eight more foreigners and five Indonesians were rescued early on Monday, two days after their tourist boat sank as it travelled between islands in the east of the archipelago, a search and rescue official said.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday August 6, 2014
The ferry that capsized in Bangladesh with hundreds of people on board this week had a capacity of only 85 passengers, the country's shipping minister said on Wednesday as he announced charges against the vessel's owner and five of its employees.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 15, 2014
At least two people died and 18 others were missing after an overloaded boat carrying illegal Indonesian immigrants capsized off the coast of southern Malaysia, a maritime official said on Tuesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 13, 2014
Greece's coastguard on Sunday said four people had been confirmed drowned in the latest boat sinking in the Aegean Sea, while around 100 migrants had been rescued in other incidents.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 27, 2014
A number of Chinese fishermen are missing after a trawler sank in waters to the north of a group of islands disputed with Japan in the East China Sea, state media said on Friday, though it was unclear what had caused the sinking in highly sensitive waters.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 16, 2014
South Korea on Monday returned five North Korean fishermen rescued last week from their sinking boat off the east coast, officials said.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday May 28, 2014
Vietnam and China traded accusations Tuesday over who was the aggressor in a clash that led to the sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat in the South China Sea, sharpening tensions already dangerously high after China moved an oil rig into the disputed waters.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 16, 2014
Divers recovered 10 more bodies from a sunken ferry in Bangladesh Friday, bringing the death toll to 22, with scores more feared to have perished, police and officials said.
World News | Reuters | Thursday April 24, 2014
South Korean prosecutors said on Thursday that they had raided shipping safety watchdogs as part of expanded investigations following the sinking of a ferry last week in which more than 300 people were killed or missing presumed dead.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday April 17, 2014
An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said on Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Thursday April 17, 2014
South Korean coastguard and navy divers resumed searching on Thursday for about 290 people still missing, many of them students from the same high school, after a ferry capsized in sight of land.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 10, 2013
At least two people died when an asylum-seeker boat sank off the Indonesian island of Java and 30 people were rescued, Australia's Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said Tuesday.
World News | Associated Press | Monday October 14, 2013
Mahmoudou Ibrahim combed the waters frantically for his family after they and hundreds of other passengers were catapulted into the Niger River when their boat capsized.
World News | Agence France Press | Sunday February 3, 2013
Sri Lanka's navy on Sunday rescued more than 100 Bangladeshi and Myanmar nationals from a sinking fishing vessel off the island's eastern coast, a spokesman said.