At least 37 dead, including children, as migrant boat sinks off Turkey

At least 37 dead, including children, as migrant boat sinks off Turkey

The Turkish coastguard on Saturday recovered the bodies of women and children washed up on a beach after yet another migrant boat sank while trying to reach Europe, leaving at least 37 dead.

At least seven missing as ferry capsizes in Bangladesh's Meghna river

At least seven people went missing after a ferry capsized in the Meghna river in Bangladesh's Chandpur district on Tuesday.

Indonesia boat capsize: 7 bodies traced, 64 still missing

Indonesia boat capsize: 7 bodies traced, 64 still missing

 With seven more bodies found in last weekend`s Indonesia boat capsize, the toll in the tragedy rose to 14 while 64 others remained missing.

Boat with over 100 passengers sinks in Indonesia: Official

A boat carrying more than 100 passengers is believed to have had an accident today off the coast of Indonesia's Sulawesi after encountering rough seas

21 migrants killed in Greece boat capsize

At least 21 people were killed on Friday after two boats capsized off the coast of the Greek islands of Kalymnos and Rhodes in the Aegean Sea.

Boat capsize in UP: Seven bodies recovered, toll touches nine

Seven body were on Friday fished out of Ganga, taking the toll in yesterday's incident during immersion of a Ganesha idol to nine.

Migrant boat heading to Greece from Turkey sinks, 13 dead: Report

At least 13 migrants including four children trying to reach Greece drowned Tuesday when their boat from Turkey sank in the international waters, local media reported.

28 migrants die in boat capsize off Greece: Coastguard

 A total of 28 bodies have been pulled from the sea off Greece after a boat carrying scores of migrants capsized on Sunday, the coastguard said.

Eight die as South Korea fishing boat capsizes

At least eight people died when a South Korean fishing charter boat capsized off the country`s southwest, the coastguard said Sunday.

Death toll in Egypt boat capsize rises to 36

With the recovery of 13 more bodies from a sunken ferry in the Nile River in Egypt, the overall death toll in the tragedy on Friday rose to 31, the government said.

At least 10 feared dead after boat sinks off Libyan coast

 At least 10 migrants who were seeking to reach Europe are feared dead after their inflatable dinghy capsized off the coast of Libya, a local prosecutor on the Italian island of Sicily has said.

UP: Three die as boat capsizes in Moradabad

A mother and her child were saved by divers, while three others, including her husband alongwith seven-year-old son, drowned when their boat capsized in river Dhela in Bhagatpur here.

Three drown as boat capsizes in Sangam

Three persons drowned after a boat carrying 18 people, beyond its permissible limit, capsized in the Sangam river here, police said on Wednesday.

Nearly 4,100 boat migrants rescued, operations ongoing: Italy

Nearly 4,100 boat migrants rescued, operations ongoing: Italy

Nearly 4,100 migrants were rescued near the coast of Libya by Italian and French navy vessels in 17 separate operations on Saturday and early on Sunday, as per reports. Italian coastguard spokesman said rescue operations are likely to continue throughout Sunday.

Distress call from boat in Mediterranean with 300 people on board: IOM

Distress call from boat in Mediterranean with 300 people on board: IOM

The International Organization for Migration said Monday it had received a distress call from a sinking boat in the Mediterranean carrying more than 300 people, with at least 20 people reported dead.

Mediterranean boat tragedy: Migrant survivor says hundreds were locked in by smugglers

Mediterranean boat tragedy: Migrant survivor says hundreds were locked in by smugglers

There were nearly a thousand people on board the migrants' boat that sank off Libya's coast in the Mediterranean, including hundreds who were locked in the hold by the smugglers, a survivor has told the prosecutors.

EU to hold urgent meeting after new migrant boat disaster

The European Union said Sunday it is organising an urgent meeting of foreign and interior ministers after the latest migrant boat disaster in the Mediterranean was feared to have killed up to 700 people.

Sight of rescuers 'led to capsize' of boat with 400 migrants

Sight of rescuers 'led to capsize' of boat with 400 migrants

The excitement caused at the 'sight of the rescuers' led to the boat capsize in which about 400 migrants are feared to have died, survivors said as per BBC.

Five killed in boat capsize in Bangladesh

Five persons, including a child, were killed and at least 10 others missing in an overnight boat capsize in central Bangladesh when a sand-laden cargo vessel collided with the passenger boat carrying over 70 people.

Boat capsizes off Macau, 15 people missing

A suspected people-smuggling boat carrying 19 people capsized off the Chinese territory of Macau on Friday, leaving 15 people missing, the Macau government and Chinese state media said.