World News | Reuters | Monday September 14, 2015
Thirty-four refugees, almost half of them babies and children, drowned when their boat sank off a Greek island on Sunday, almost certainly the largest death toll in those waters since the migrant crisis began, the coastguard said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 3, 2015
A small rickety wooden boat believed to be carrying around 70 Indonesian migrants sank in the Malacca Strait early Thursday killing at least 13 people, Malaysian officials said.
World News | Reuters | Monday August 31, 2015
A boat carrying migrants sank off Libya's Mediterranean coast, killing at least 37 people, a local official said on Sunday, the second such fatal accident within days.
World News | Reuters | Friday August 28, 2015
Libya has recovered 82 bodies washed ashore after a boat packed with migrants sank near the western town of Zuwara, a Red Crescent official said on Friday.
World News | Reuters | Friday August 28, 2015
A boat packed with mainly African migrants bound for Italy sank off the Libyan coast on Thursday and officials said up to 200 might have died.
India News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Sanjeev Singh | Wednesday August 26, 2015
Eight people have died after a ferry with around 30 passengers on board collided with a fishing boat and capsized near Fort Kochi in Kerala on Wednesday afternoon, the police said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 24, 2015
Up to 40 migrants who were seeking to reach Europe are feared dead after their inflatable dinghy sank off the coast of Libya, according to survivors interviewed by the UN refugee agency Thursday.
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 | Reuters | Sunday April 19, 2015
As many as 700 people were feared dead after a fishing boat packed with migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight, in what may be one of the worst disasters of the Mediterranean migrant crisis, officials said on Sunday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday April 13, 2015
Italian coastguards have recovered nine bodies from the sea after a boat carrying more than 150 migrants sank off the coast of Libya, they said on Monday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 27, 2015
A boat carrying at least 10 people thought to be illegal immigrants has sunk off the coast of Macau, authorities said today, with the rescue operation hampered by strong currents.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 26, 2015
Five people were missing after an Argentine fishing vessel sank early Wednesday off the Atlantic, coast guard officials said.
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.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 14, 2015
One person has died and at least five more are missing after an overcrowded boat carrying at least 100 Muslim pilgrims sank in Bangladesh, police said.
India News | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Sunday February 8, 2015
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today put up a brave face, saying "Manjhi's boat never sinks", referring to attempts made by his predecessor, Nitish Kumar to return to the top post which has spawned a political crisis in the state.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 17, 2015
Twenty-one people have been confirmed dead after a tugboat sank on a trial voyage on the Yangtze, China's longest river, state media reported today.
World News | Friday January 16, 2015
More than 20 people were missing today after a tugboat sank on a trial voyage on the Yangtze, China's longest river, state media and authorities said.
World News | Reuters | Friday January 16, 2015
More than 20 people are missing after a tug boat sank in the Yangtze River in China's eastern Jiangsu Province on Thursday, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Friday quoting local authorities.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 15, 2015
Nearly 100 people are feared missing in the Central African Republic after a boat caught fire and sank on a river in the impoverished country earlier in the week, officials said on Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Monday December 15, 2014
More than two hundred people were believed missing after a boat sank in Democratic Republic of Congo's waters on Lake Tanganyika on Thursday night, a senior Tanzanian official said on Sunday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 13, 2014
The death toll from an overcrowded wooden boat that sunk off the south coast of Guinea has risen to 18, with 20 others missing presumed dead, reports said late on Sunday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 12, 2014
At least 10 people died and dozens were missing after an overcrowded wooden boat sunk off the south coast of Guinea, reports said Saturday.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday September 18, 2014
Four fishermen from Mexico have been rescued after their boat sank in the Gulf of Mexico about 22 miles from South Padre Island, Texas.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday August 23, 2014
Greek authorities say at least one person has died after a boat with dozens of immigrants, who were trying to enter the country illegally, caught fire and sank in the eastern Aegean Sea.