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32 bodies found in Myanmar ferry disaster as death toll mounts

32 bodies found in Myanmar ferry disaster as death toll mounts

Rescuers have found only bloated corpses floating in the water since then, and fear the toll could reach 100 once they raise the craft.

Israel intercepts boat seeking to break Gaza blockade

 Israel on Wednesday intercepted a boat carrying women activists seeking to break the country`s decade-long blockade of the Gaza Strip, saying it was boarded without incident and being taken ashore.

Thais search for missing as 15 die in pilgrim boat accident

The search for several missing passengers continued Monday after a boat carrying Muslim pilgrims sank on Thailand`s Chao Phraya river leaving at least 15 people dead, a provincial governor said.

Australia returns Sri Lankans from `people-smuggling` boat

Australia has returned home six Sri Lankans which it said were onboard a "people smuggling boat" after intercepting it at sea, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said Wednesday.

Bahrain foils attempt to smuggle terror suspects via boat

Bahrain authorities in the past have seized weapons shipments which they claim were sent by Iran to create instability in the Gulf.

More than 2,000 boat migrants rescued off Italy, 45 dead

More than 2,000 boat migrants rescued off Italy, 45 dead

It is not known how many people had been on board the boat before it began to deflate.

Boat with all-women crew reaches home in Goa

Indian Navy`s sailing vessel `Mhadei`, which set sail from Visakhapatnam after participating in the International Fleet Review, reached its home port on Tuesday with its all-women crew.

Pak court rejects plea to examine boat used by 26/11 attackers

The Pakistani anti-terrorism court hearing the Mumbai attack case has rejected the plea to form a commission to examine the boat used by the 10 LeT terrorists to reach the Indian coast.

Maldives seeks help to probe blast on President Abdullah Yameen's boat

Maldives seeks help to probe blast on President Abdullah Yameen's boat

A team of foreign investigators would arrive in the Maldives to investigate an explosion which took place on the President`s speedboat, the Maldivian government has said.

Four children missing after migrants' boat capsizes off Greece

Four children are missing after a dinghy carrying migrants capsized off the Greek island of Samos, the Athens News Agency reported on Saturday.

`I stopped counting`: Doctor on discovering migrant boat dead

Stiff lifeless bodies submerged in water -- it`s a sight Canadian doctor Simon Bryant won`t soon forget after he found dozens of dead migrants in the hold of a boat off Libya.

Some 50 migrants found dead in boat off Libya: Coast guard

Some 50 migrants were found dead in the hold of a boat off the coast of Libya on Wednesday during a rescue operation which saved 430 other people, the Italian coast guard said.

Suspected asylum seeker boat sighted off West Australia

 A small wooden boat reportedly carrying asylum-seekers from Vietnam has been sighted off the Australian coast in a failure of the country's tight surveillance of its northern seas, a media report said on Tuesday.

Rescue boat with hundreds of migrants stopped from landing in Sicily: Charity

Italian authorities prevented a rescue boat with some 700 migrants aboard from landing in Sicily because there was no room for the people in reception centres, a humanitarian group said Friday.

Myanmar to handover more boat people to Bangladesh

Myanmar authorities are slated to handover 165 verified Bangladeshi boat people, an official report said on Thursday.

Presence of foreign dhow: Kerala seeks NIA probe

The Kerala government on Tuesday asked the Centre to order a probe by NIA into the case relating to interception of a suspicious foreign fishing dhow with 12 crew members off Kerala coast, Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said here.

Israel bars foreign activist flotilla from reaching Gaza

Israel bars foreign activist flotilla from reaching Gaza

 Israel said on Monday it had blocked a boat leading a four-vessel protest flotilla of foreign activists from reaching the Gaza Strip and forced the vessel to sail to an Israeli port.

Paris tourist boat skipper sentenced in fatal crash

A French court on Tuesday handed down a three-year suspended prison sentence to the skipper of a Bateaux Mouches tourist boat that crashed into a smaller vessel on the River Seine in 2008, killing a man and boy.

Australia turns away boat carrying 65 immigrants

 Australian authorities allegedly turned back a boat carrying 65 illegal immigrants, including four women and three children, after it crashed into a reef, media reported on Tuesday.