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World | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 25, 2014
At least three people died after an overloaded boat ferrying Indonesians home for the coming Eid al-Fitr festival sank off southern Malaysia, a maritime official said on Friday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 17, 2014
Libya's navy said it retrieved the bodies of three would-be migrants and rescued almost 100 others after their boat sank on Thursday.
World | Associated Press | Friday July 11, 2014
Greek authorities say at least two people have drowned and about a further 20 are missing after a boat carrying immigrants trying to enter the country illegally sank off the Aegean Sea island of Samos.
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 | Thursday June 19, 2014
Nine people were missing after an Indonesia-bound boat sank off western Malaysia early Thursday, a report said, as authorities searched for 26 passengers unaccounted for after a similar incident a day earlier.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 18, 2014
Thirty-seven people remained missing on Wednesday after an apparently overloaded boat carrying Indonesian illegal migrants heading home for Ramadan sank overnight in rough seas off western Malaysia, killing at least two.
World | Reuters | Wednesday June 18, 2014
A boat carrying 97 people from Indonesia sank off the western coast of Malaysia and 61 of the passengers are still missing, the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency said on Wednesday.
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 | Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 19, 2014
The arrested captain of the South Korean ferry that capsized with 476 people on board said on Saturday he had delayed evacuating the ship because of the sea conditions and the absence of rescue ships.
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 | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 17, 2014
Eight people died, including a child, and five others were missing on Wednesday after a boat carrying migrants towards Greece capsized off western Turkey, local media reported.
World | AFP | Wednesday April 16, 2014
South Korea said Wednesday that two people were killed and more than 100 missing after a ferry capsized at sea with 477 people on board -- mostly high school students bound for a holiday island.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 5, 2013
Thirty others were arrested for reportedly crossing the International Martime Boundary Line, officials said.
World | Associated Press | Saturday October 12, 2013
An overladen boat carrying hundreds of passengers along the Niger River in central Mali capsized at night, and nearly 200 people were missing the following day, the mayor of a nearby town said on Saturday.
World | Reuters | Friday October 11, 2013
A migrant boat capsized between Sicily and Tunisia on Friday and hundreds of people were in the sea, the Italian navy said, and the national news agency ANSA said corpses had been spotted.
World | Reuters | Thursday October 3, 2013
More than 100 people drowned and over 200 were unaccounted for after a boat packed with African migrants caught fire and sank off the southern Italian island of Lampedusa on Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 27, 2013
At least 22 people, mostly children, drowned and scores are missing after an Australia-bound boat carrying Middle Eastern asylum-seekers sank off Indonesia Friday in rough seas, police said.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday August 20, 2013
A boat carrying around 100 suspected asylum seekers has sunk in the Indian Ocean, and Australian officials are hurrying to rescue passengers from the water.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 4, 2013
Malaysian rescuers on Sunday found three bodies at sea as hopes faded for 37 other Indonesians who went missing days earlier when their boat sank on their way home to celebrate Eid al-Fitr.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 3, 2013
Three people were missing after a wooden boat sank in Hong Kong waters today, after a fatal ferry crash last October put the spotlight on the city's maritime safety.