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.

Bangladesh police seek ferry owner, captain as murder case lodged

The ferry, the MV Pinak-6, went down on Monday in a river swelled by monsoon rains about 30 km (18 miles) southwest of the capital, Dhaka, on Monday.

South Korea ferry businessman`s cause of death impossible to decide: Agency

South Korea`s forensic agency said it was impossible to determine the cause of death of a businessman linked to a ferry that capsized and killed more than 300 people in April.

Body of fugitive South Korea ferry tycoon `found by police`: Report

South Korean police believe they have found the body of a fugitive business tycoon wanted after the Sewol ferry sank in April killing hundreds, a report said today.

Student survivors to testify in Korea ferry trial

Student survivors of South Korea`s ferry disaster will testify in the trial of the captain and crew by closed circuit TV from a courtroom in their traumatised home town, a district court ruled Tuesday.

Fugitive`s wife arrested over South Korean ferry disaster

South Korean police on Saturday made apparent headway in the manhunt for a fugitive businessman wanted over April`s ferry disaster with the capture of his wife.

Head of Korea ferry company on trial

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.

S. Korea parliament to begin ferry disaster probe

South Korea`s parliament is to open an investigation into the ferry disaster that has left 300 people dead or missing, politicians confirmed today, as the government counters criticism of its handling of the tragedy.

South Korean ferry crew face hostile crowd, judges

Hostile spectators cursing, shouting and weeping behind them, 15 crew members from the sunken South Korean ferry appeared in court today to enter pleas on charges of negligence and failing to save more than 300 dead or missing passengers.

Polls let South Koreans deliver verdict on ferry tragedy

South Koreans vote on Wednesday in nationwide local elections seen as a spot referendum on President Park Geun-Hye`s handling of the April ferry disaster that killed about 300 people, mostly schoolchildren.

South Korean ferry tragedy toll rises to 288

The toll in the April 16 South Korean ferry tragedy Wednesday rose to 288 with one more body recovered from the sunken ship earlier in the day, the disaster response centre said.

South Korean sect submits to search for founder linked to doomed ferry

Hundreds of followers of a religious sect submitted on Wednesday to a search of their rural commune by South Korean authorities seeking the arrest of the head of the family that operated a ferry which capsized last month killing more than 300 people.

Bangladesh ferry toll rises to 27, search continues for over 100

Dhaka: Rescuers retrieved more bodies today from a sunken ferry in Bangladesh, taking the death toll to 27, as search continued for the second day for over 100 others on the overcrowded vessel that capsized during a storm.

"Twenty seven bodies have been retrieved so far while searches are underway for the missing ones," a shipping department official told reporters near the scene of the accident at suburban Munshiganj at the outskirts of the capital.

Body found in South Korean ferry as weather eases

Divers found another body trapped in a sunken South Korean ferry today as the search for more than two dozen missing passengers resumed after strong winds and waves halted the effort for three days.

14 killed as ferry capsizes in Bangladesh storm

The death toll in the ferry capsize in the Golachipa river in Bangladesh rose to 14 today with the recovery of five more bodies, police said.

South Korean divers struggle to open blocked ferry cabins

South Korean dive teams struggled today to gain access to blocked cabins of a submerged ferry that sank nearly three weeks ago, as the confirmed death toll from the disaster rose to 242.

7 killed as ferry capsizes in Bangladesh storm

At least seven persons, including four women, were killed today when a ferry with 70 people on board capsized after a storm hit southwestern coastlines of Bangladesh.

Recovery of bodies from South Korea ferry suspended

The operation to recover bodies from the ferry that sank off South Korea last month has been suspended due to heavy seas, a spokesman said today, amid concern that many of the missing may never be found.

South Korean ferry mishap toll rises to 226

The number of confirmed deaths from the sinking of the Sewol ferry in South Korea has risen to 226 after five more bodies were recovered from the submerged ship Friday.

Tragic video shows joking students on South Korea ferry

A cellphone video of students aboard a South Korean ferry minutes before it capsized and sank shows them laughing and joking about "the Titanic" as the ship began to list.