Italy finds 19 boat migrants dead, saves over 3,500 since Friday: Navy

Italy`s maritime search and rescue service saved 3,500 migrants and found 19 corpses in the Mediterranean Sea since Friday as thousands attempted to cross to Europe by boat over the weekend, the Italian navy said.

Indonesia boat with foreigners sinks; 15 missing

A boat carrying foreign tourists sank in central Indonesia, leaving 15 people missing, officials said on Sunday.

Bangladesh ferry capsize survivor rescued, toll 38

Four days after a ferry capsized in a central Bangladesh district, a man was rescued Friday from a river island far away from the accident site, a police official said.

India ready to take back its citizens: Home Ministry

India on Saturday said it will take back all its citizens, detained onboard a boat seized by Australia, but a decision on other nationals will be taken as per international law and convention after ascertaining their identity.

Mediterranean migrant boat death toll rises to 30

The death toll from the latest Mediterranean migrant boat disaster rose to 30 on Sunday, as Malta said it had found 29 bodies in the vessel`s hold and Italy said a Syrian baby had died.

Anger in Italy over 30 migrant deaths

Anger erupted in Italy Monday over the deaths at sea of 30 migrants, as Rome stood accused of worsening a years-long crisis which has seen 5,000 desperate refugees rescued in the past 24 hours.

Around 30 migrants found dead on boat near Sicily

As many as 30 corpses were found on a boat packed with migrants off the coast of Sicily, Italy`s navy said on Monday after rescuing thousands of people trying to cross from North Africa over the weekend.

Around 30 migrants found dead on boat near Sicily

As many as 30 migrants were found dead on a boat packed with people off the coast of Sicily, said Italy`s navy which rescued thousands more trying to cross from North Africa over the weekend.

Australian PM regrets axing Indonesia trip: Jakarta

Tensions were further inflamed by Canberra`s crackdown on asylum-seekers making their way to Australia by boat from Indonesia. 

Eight drown as immigrant boat sinks off Turkey

Eight people died, including a child, and five others were missing today after a boat carrying migrants towards Greece capsized off western Turkey, local media reported.

Boat accident in Western Uganda kills at least 19: Police

At least 19 people were killed and dozens of others were missing on Saturday after a boat carrying mostly Congolese refugees capsized in a lake that runs along the border of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, police said.

Fisherman rescued in Pacific after tuna boat fire

An Indonesian fisherman was rescued floating in the Pacific, 24 hours after his tuna fishing boat was seen engulfed by fire.

North Korea patrol boat violated maritime border: South

A North Korean patrol boat repeatedly crossed the disputed Yellow Sea border with the South in an apparent show of force at the start of South Korea-US military drills, Seoul`s defence ministry said Tuesday.

Post boat tragedy, Andamans proposes stringent norms

In the aftermath of the boat mishap that claimed 21 lives off Port Blair, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands administration has proposed a slew of safety guidelines to ensure safety of tourists.

18 dead as boat capsizes off Turks and Caicos

A spokesman for the government of the Turks and Caicos Islands says 18 migrants died when their overloaded boat capsized off the British territory.

Boat capsizes in Greece, 12 migrants dead

Twelve migrants were found dead on Friday and a further 15 were rescued after a boat capsized in western Greece, authorities said.

Three boats damaged in Lankan navy firing

Sri Lankan Naval personnel allegedly opened fire twice at Indian fishermen in the Palk Strait, damaging three boats.

Boat capsizes on Brazil`s Amazon river, killing 12

A boat carrying Catholic pilgrims has capsized on Brazil`s Amazon river, leaving at least 12 people dead and another six still missing.

Dozens dead in new Mediterranean migrant tragedy

More than 140 survivors, plucked from the sea after their overloaded boat sank in the latest deadly migrant tragedy to hit the Mediterranean, arrived in Malta today.

Italy boat tragedy: Migrant coffins lined up in airport hangar

The 111 coffins were numbered, a teddy bear wearing a smile and a blue shirt with a heart was placed above casket No 92.