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Head of Korea ferry company on trial

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 13:14

The head of the operator of the South Korean ferry that sank in April with the loss of nearly 300 lives went on trial Friday on charges of criminal negligence.

Death toll rises to 15 in twin Malaysian boat accidents

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 09:16

Malaysian authorities said Friday a 15th body was found and 27 people remain missing from two boat accidents, at a time when Indonesian illegal migrant workers head home for the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

35 missing in two boat accidents off Malaysia

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 15:46

Malaysian authorities on Thursday were searching for 35 people missing at sea following two boat accidents at a time when many illegal migrant workers head home to Indonesia for the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

Seven killed in Indonesia boat accident: Police

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 15:58

Seven people died including three children when a boat carrying dozens of Christian worshippers celebrating Easter sank Friday off eastern Indonesia, police said.

Death toll from boat accident rises to 107 in Uganda

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 00:10

The death toll from a boat accident on Lake Albert in western Uganda has reached 107, Ugandan police said on Monday.

Death toll from boat accident rises to 107 in Uganda

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 00:09

The death toll from a boat accident on Lake Albert in western Uganda has reached 107, Ugandan police said on Monday.

Four die, 7 go missing as boat capsizes near Indo-Nepal border

Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 17:40

At least four persons, including a child were killed and seven others went missing when an overloaded boat capsized near the Indo-Nepal border, police said on Sunday.

Odisha boat toll mounts to 28, three still missing

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 11:44

The toll in Sunday`s capsize of an overloaded motorised boat, carrying mostly picnickers, in Odisha`s Hirakud reservoir rose to 28 on Monday, while three persons were still missing.

Two killed in Turkish tugboat accident, say reports

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 00:33

Turkey`s state-run agency says a military tugboat has capsized, killing a soldier and a shipyard worker. Six other people are reported missing in the accident.

18 dead in Nigeria river boat accident

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 23:53

Eighteen people died when a boat carrying some 70 passengers capsised on the Niger River in central Nigeria, an official said on Sunday, a week after 42 perished in a similar incident.

42 dead, 100 missing in Nigeria river boat accident

Last Updated: Saturday, September 28, 2013, 23:14

A boat overloaded with passengers and goods travelling on the Niger River in central Nigeria has capsized, killing 42 people with 100 others missing, the state rescue agency said on Saturday.

One missing after boat sinks in Hong Kong: Official

Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 18:31

One person was missing after a boat sank in Hong Kong waters on Saturday, after a fatal ferry crash last October put the spotlight on the city`s maritime safety.