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.
World News | Reuters | Monday August 18, 2014
Bad weather was hampering a desperate search on Monday for two foreign tourists still missing after a boat travelling between two Indonesian islands sank at the weekend, although 13 more people had been plucked from the water alive, officials said.
World News | Reuters | Sunday August 17, 2014
Fifteen foreign tourists were missing on Sunday after a boat travelling between islands in eastern Indonesia sank, an Indonesian search-and-rescue official said.
World News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 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 w...
World News | 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 News | 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.