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At least 20 dead, dozens missing in shipwreck off Libya

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 05:09

More than 20 migrants have died and dozens are missing after their makeshift boat sank off the Libyan coast, the navy said late Tuesday.

Christmas Island shipwreck: Families of victims sue Australia

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 10:02

The Australian government has been sued by the relatives of asylum seekers which were killed in a shipwreck off Christmas Island in 2010.

Ten migrants die in shipwreck off Libya: Italian navy

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 21:35

Italian sailors have recovered 10 bodies of migrants after their rubber dinghy sank off the Libyan coast, Italy`s navy said today.

1200-year-old `tablet computer` found in ancient shipwreck

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 17:24

Turkish archaeologists have discovered a 1,200-year-old wooden object which they claim is an ancient equivalent of a tablet computer.

Italy lashes out at EU after migrant shipwreck

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 23:39

Italy threatened to send asylum-seekers across Europe today without more help to prevent arrivals as a warship bearing the 17 victims and 206 survivors of the latest migrant boat shipwreck headed for Sicily.

Italian Navy says 14 dead in migrant shipwreck

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 10:22

At least 14 people died when a boat packed with migrants sank between Libya and Italy on Monday, in the latest shipwreck tragedy to hit the Mediterranean.

Italian navy says 14 dead in migrant shipwreck

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 02:25

At least 14 people died when a boat packed with migrants sank between Libya and Italy on Monday, in the latest shipwreck tragedy to hit the Mediterranean. <br><br> The Italian navy said another 200 people had been rescued, while some media reports claimed as many as 400 people had been on board the sinking ship -- just days after another migrant boat disaster off Libya.

Kin of shipwreck victims attempt suicide

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 20:33

Two family members of victims of the Sewol ferry that sank in April, tried to commit suicide this weekend, the media reported Monday.

Third fisherman found dead in Spain shipwreck

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 02:09

Rescuers found a body today in the wreck of a fishing boat that ran aground off northern Spain, bringing to three the number confirmed dead in the accident, officials said.

Shipwreck captain `jumped off` sinking Costa Concordia

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 19:54

A trainee officer on board the Costa Concordia when it sank off an Italian island last year told a court on Monday that the captain jumped to safety.

Shipwreck survivors protest ahead of ceremony for drowned

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 20:36

Survivors of Italy`s asylum shipwreck disaster held a sit-in at Lampedusa`s refugee centre on Monday, demanding to be taken to Sicily to join in a memorial ceremony for the victims.

Egypt boat wreck: 12 migrants drown to death

Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 21:05

A boat has capsized near the Egyptian port of Alexandria on Friday killing 12 migrants mostly from Syria and Palestine.