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  • Eight More Foreigners, Five Indonesians Rescued After Boat Sinking

    Eight More Foreigners, Five Indonesians Rescued After Boat Sinking

    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.

  • Bangladesh Ferry Owner Faces Charges in Sinking

    Bangladesh Ferry Owner Faces Charges in Sinking

    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.

  • Two Dead, 18 Missing as Boat Capsizes Off Malaysia

    Two Dead, 18 Missing as Boat Capsizes Off Malaysia

    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.

  • Chinese Boat Sinks in Waters Close to Islets Disputed with Japan

    Chinese Boat Sinks in Waters Close to Islets Disputed with Japan

    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...

  • South Korea Returns Five North Korea Fishermen

    South Korea Returns Five North Korea Fishermen

    South Korea on Monday returned five North Korean fishermen rescued last week from their sinking boat off the east coast, officials said.

  • Vietnam Accuses China of Sinking Fishing Boat

    Vietnam Accuses China of Sinking Fishing Boat

    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...

  • 22 Killed, Scores More Feared Dead as Bangladesh Ferry Sinks

    22 Killed, Scores More Feared Dead as Bangladesh Ferry Sinks

    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.

  • Korean prosecutors raid shipping safety watchdogs after ferry disaster

    Korean prosecutors raid shipping safety watchdogs after ferry disaster

    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.

  • Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry

    Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry

    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...

  • Hundreds still missing in deadly South Korea ferry sinking

    Hundreds still missing in deadly South Korea ferry sinking

    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.

  • Australia says two die in boat sinking off Indonesia

    Australia says two die in boat sinking off Indonesia

    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.

  • 43 dead, dozens missing after Mali boat sinking

    43 dead, dozens missing after Mali boat sinking

    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.

  • Sri Lanka rescues 138 stranded on sinking boat: navy

    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.

  • When Indian cricket met Indian sports on a sinking boat

    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.

  • 22 saved from sinking passenger boat in San Francisco Bay

    22 saved from sinking passenger boat in San Francisco Bay

    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.

  • Widow charged over New Zealand fishing boat sinking

    Widow charged over New Zealand fishing boat sinking

    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.

  • Assam boat tragedy: Search operations still on

    Assam boat tragedy: Search operations still on

    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...

  • Assam boat tragedy: Families wait in torrential rain for news of missing members

    Assam boat tragedy: Families wait in torrential rain for news of missing members

    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 ...

  • Miraculous escape for the 56-year-old

    Miraculous escape for the 56-year-old

    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....

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