Dramatic rescue from sinking boat in Croatia
Sep 21, 2010
World | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 w...
World | 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 | 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 dispute...
World | 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 | 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 | 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 confu...
World | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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.
Shubhodeep Chakravarty | Tuesday December 11, 2012
Assuming and accepting the difference between cricket and other sports in the country, the cause and effect in both are not too different from one another.
World | Associated Press | Saturday October 13, 2012
A passenger boat carrying nearly two dozen people started sinking near Alcatraz island in San Francisco Bay, but the U.S. Coast Guard says everyone aboard was safely rescued.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday October 9, 2012
A boat captain's widow was charged on Tuesday with failing to ensure crew safety on their fishing vessel that sank off New Zealand in March, killing her husband and seven other people.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday May 7, 2012
Search operations continued for the eighth day today to find survivors of the Dhubri boat tragedy with the Army, NDRF and BSF trying to trace victims. Police said no bodies were found either yesterday or today. Bodies of 38 victims have so far been r...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 1, 2012
Hundreds of people wait at the banks of the Brahmaputra for information on their family members missing in the ferry capsize, as rescuers braving torrential rain search the river at Jaleswar for any signs of survivors. The double-decker ferry broken ...
World | Associated Press | Tuesday September 21, 2010
A 56-year-old man was rescued from his sinking boat on Monday, seconds before it was dragged under the waters of River Sava in Zagreb.After many hours of trying to tow Ivan Plevnik and his boat to safety, emergency officials had to winch a rescuer down from a helicopter, when the boat began to sink....