At least 129 dead after boat capsizes in DR Congo: officials

 At least 129 people drowned after a boat capsised on Thursday night on Lake Tanganyika in the southeast of Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a new official death toll.

11 Egypt fishermen drown as boat sinks

An Egyptian fishing boat crashed into a container ship today in the Gulf of Suez, killing 11 fishermen and injuring 11 while 23 men remain missing, officials said.

At least 24 drown in migrant boat sinking off Istanbul: Reports

 At least 24 illegal migrants drowned on Monday when a boat taking them towards European Union waters sank in the Black Sea just off Istanbul, Turkish media reported.

List of abandoned cricket tours
List of abandoned cricket tours

Friday`s dramatic announcement that the West Indies` tour of India was being cut short because of a pay dispute involving their players was not the first time a major international cricket series had come to an unexpected end.

Nine girls die in Nigeria boat capsize: Official

Nine teenage girls died and three were listed missing after a passenger boat capsized on a river in northern Nigeria, an emergency services official said on Wednesday.

Ten dead, dozens missing after boat sinks off Guinea

At least 10 people died and dozens were missing after an overcrowded wooden boat sunk off the south coast of Guinea, reports said today.

Boat carrying wedding guests goes missing in Indonesia

A boat carrying about 20 Indonesians to a wedding on the resort island of Bali has gone missing after breaking down, officials said Tuesday.

Small boats lifeline for jihadist-besieged Iraq are

 Small, battered metal boats crowd a muddy landing site on the Tigris River, taking on goods and passengers for the trip to an Iraqi area jihadists have besieged for months.

UN rights chief demands justice after migrant `mass murder`

People smugglers who allegedly sank a boat killing up to 500 migrants are likely guilty of "mass murder" and should be brought to justice, the UN`s new rights chief said on Friday.

Many deaths as boat with African emigrants sinks off Libyan coast: Libya Navy

A boat packed with up to 250 African emigrants trying to reach European shores sank on Sunday off the Libyan coast and most are feared dead, a spokesman for the Libyan navy said.

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.