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Death toll from sunken Indonesia boat climbs to 22

Last Updated: Monday, September 17, 2012, 09:55

number of people killed when a wooden ferry boat sank in a river in Indonesian part of Borneo island, has climbed to 22.

Turkey: Death toll in refugee boat sinking hits 58

Last Updated: Thursday, September 06, 2012, 18:19

Turkish media say 58 people drowned when a fishing boat carrying migrants that smugglers had promised refuge in Europe sank after hitting rocks off the coast of western Turkey.

Egypt: 32 migrants survive sinking boat

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 09:25

An Egyptian diplomat in Libya says 32 missing Egyptians survived a sinking boat and were smuggled into Libya.

Ferry with 250 people sinks off Tanzania

Last Updated: Thursday, July 19, 2012, 00:05

A ferry with over 250 passengers, including 31 children, Wednesday sank near Chumbe island.

Over 200,000 Titanic records go online

Last Updated: Monday, April 09, 2012, 18:57

More than 200,000 Titanic records including a number of wills and coroner inquest files have now gone online to mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the luxury cruise liner.

Poor quality rivets sank Titanic

Last Updated: Monday, April 02, 2012, 14:17

Poor quality of rivets holding the Titanic`s hull together may have come loose after colliding with an iceberg, sinking the ship a century ago, a study says.

Venice `sinking 5 times faster than thought’

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 17:50

Scientists say Venice is sinking into the water more than five times quicker than previously thought and the city is also gradually tilting eastwards into Adriatic Sea.

Moon sank the Titanic?

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 06, 2012, 15:55

The moon played a key role in sinking luxury passenger liner Titanic which went down in the North Atlantic Ocean in 1912 after hitting an iceberg.

BJP trying to save its sinking ship: Congress

Last Updated: Saturday, January 21, 2012, 21:12

Goa Congress on Saturday said BJP has started inducting leaders from other political parties in a bid to "save its sinking ship".

Bangladesh: 8 dead, more missing in boat sinking

Last Updated: Thursday, September 29, 2011, 00:03

Boat accidents due to lax safety standards and overloading are common in Bangladesh.

Tanzania ferry sinking: Four face criminal charges

Last Updated: Saturday, September 17, 2011, 22:17

Tanzanian authorities have charged four men with negligence over a ferry sinking that cost more than 240 lives a week ago.

ISS to be de-orbited, sunk in Pacific after 2020

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 27, 2011, 19:43

Built with great difficulty and labour, the International Space Station (ISS) will be de-orbited and sunk in the Pacific Ocean after 2020.