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At least 110 feared dead in migrant shipwreck off Libya: UNHCR

At least 110 people are feared drowned off Libya after a migrant shipwreck, the UN`s refugee agency said Thursday, quoting survivor testimony.

2100-year-old human skeleton found on Antikythera Shipwreck

2100-year-old human skeleton found on Antikythera Shipwreck

A human skeleton found during the ongoing excavation of the famous Antikythera Shipwreck -- the largest ancient shipwreck ever discovered -- could provide an insight into the lives of people who lived 2100 years ago, say researchers.

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.

Shipwreck from Vasco da Gama's fleet to India discovered - Watch video

Shipwreck from Vasco da Gama's fleet to India discovered - Watch video

According to the researchers, the wreckage was the remains of the Esmeralda, a ship from the famous explorer’s second voyage to India (1502-1503) that is believed to have been destroyed in a storm.

World's 'largest' sunken treasure laden with gold worth billions found in Colombia

World's 'largest' sunken treasure laden with gold worth billions found in Colombia

Colombia says it has found the shipwreck of a storied Spanish galleon laden with gold, silver and precious stones, three centuries after it was sunk by the British in the Caribbean.

Migrant shipwreck survivors grieve children swept from their arms

Their children slipped out of their grasp as the boat overturned and were lost to the waves. Now, traumatised parents brought to safety after a deadly Mediterranean shipwreck are being given psychological support in Sicily.

Survivors of Mediterranean migrant shipwreck arrive in Sicily

 Survivors of a shipwreck in which more than 200 migrants are feared to have drowned in the Mediterranean were brought to safety in Sicily on Thursday.

18th century shipwreck found in US

The remains of a shipwreck that dates to the late 18th or early 19th century has been discovered, a study says.

First victims of deadliest migrant shipwreck given funeral in Italy

First victims of deadliest migrant shipwreck given funeral in Italy

Italy held a funeral service on Tuesday for 13 migrants who died in the worst shipwreck in the Mediterranean in recent history, while the navy continued its search for other victims of the disaster.

Italy begins recovery of 800 migrant bodies from Med shipwreck

The Italian navy on Monday said it had begun efforts to recover the bodies of some 800 migrants killed in a shipwreck in the Mediterranean in April, as authorities rescued another 4,400 people making the dangerous sea journey to Europe.

Video of migrant ship sunken off Libya shows hundreds of bodies

A navy video of the corpse-filled interior of the sunken fishing boat that capsized last month off Libya coupled with survivor testimony make plausible fears that some 800 smuggled migrants died in the shipwreck, prosecutors in Sicily said on Friday.

French patrol boat saves 217 people from sea off Libya: Official

A French patrol boat on Saturday rescued 217 people from the Mediterranean off the Libyan coast, maritime authorities said.

Over 300 Senegalese, Malian migrants drowned in Mediterranean

More than 300 Senegalese and Malian migrants have died in recent sinkings in the Mediterranean, their governments said today, as pressure mounted on European nations to take action.

Judge mulls charges for migrant disaster ship skipper

The Tunisian captain of a migrant boat in which at least 700 people drowned was to learn Friday what charges he will face over the deadly disaster.

Germany urges EU operation against people smugglers

Germany`s vice chancellor on Sunday called for European action against human traffickers after a refugee boat shipwreck in the Mediterranean was feared to have claimed 700 lives.

Migrants 'throw' fellow passengers overboard in religion row: Italian police

Migrants 'throw' fellow passengers overboard in religion row: Italian police

Italian police said Thursday they had arrested a group of African migrants after witnesses said they threw 12 passengers overboard following a row about religion on a boat headed to Europe.

'41 missing' in new migrant boat tragedy in Mediterranean: Reports

At least 40 migrants have drowned and many have been reported missing after another boat carrying refugees sank in the Mediterranean on Thursday, BBC quoted Italian media as reporting.

China sets off for excavation in disputed South China Sea

A Chinese archaeological team has embarked on a journey to excavate a shipwreck near Shanhu Island in the Xisha archipelago in the disputed South China Sea.

Tearful Concordia skipper pleads for mercy over fatal shipwreck

 Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino broke down in tears in court on Wednesday as he made an emotional last-ditch appeal to judges to clear him of causing the 2012 disaster.

500 feared dead in Mediterranean migrant shipwreck: IOM

As many as 500 migrants could have died after traffickers rammed and sank their boat in the Mediterranean last week, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on Monday, quoting survivors.