170 migrants feared lost at sea off Libya: Coastguard

A Libyan coastguard official said on Friday a boat carrying 200 illegal migrants from sub-Saharan Africa was feared lost at sea off the capital Tripoli, with 170 people still missing.

Ten foreigners, five locals missing as Indonesia tour boat sinks

Ten foreign tourists and five Indonesians were missing on Sunday after a boat sank between islands in the east of the country, while 10 others had been rescued, search and rescue officials said.

Varanasi boat capsize: 5 more bodies recovered, 7 missing

The bodies of five more persons were fished out of the Ganga river while a search was on to trace the seven others who had gone missing after a boat capsized in the river near Shooltankeshwar area.

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.

Death toll rises to 15 in twin Malaysian boat accidents

Malaysian authorities said Friday a 15th body was found and 27 people remain missing from two boat accidents, at a time when Indonesian illegal migrant workers head home for the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

35 missing in two boat accidents off Malaysia

Malaysian authorities on Thursday were searching for 35 people missing at sea following two boat accidents at a time when many illegal migrant workers head home to Indonesia for the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

Seven killed in Indonesia boat accident: Police

Seven people died including three children when a boat carrying dozens of Christian worshippers celebrating Easter sank Friday off eastern Indonesia, police said.

Death toll from boat accident rises to 107 in Uganda

The death toll from a boat accident on Lake Albert in western Uganda has reached 107, Ugandan police said on Monday.

Death toll from boat accident rises to 107 in Uganda

The death toll from a boat accident on Lake Albert in western Uganda has reached 107, Ugandan police said on Monday.

Four die, 7 go missing as boat capsizes near Indo-Nepal border

At least four persons, including a child were killed and seven others went missing when an overloaded boat capsized near the Indo-Nepal border, police said on Sunday.

Two killed in Turkish tugboat accident, say reports

Turkey`s state-run agency says a military tugboat has capsized, killing a soldier and a shipyard worker. Six other people are reported missing in the accident.

18 dead in Nigeria river boat accident

Eighteen people died when a boat carrying some 70 passengers capsised on the Niger River in central Nigeria, an official said on Sunday, a week after 42 perished in a similar incident.

One missing after boat sinks in Hong Kong: Official

One person was missing after a boat sank in Hong Kong waters on Saturday, after a fatal ferry crash last October put the spotlight on the city`s maritime safety.

Death toll in Indonesia boat sinking climbs to 18

The death toll from a boat accident in the Indonesian part of Borneo island rose to 18 on Friday with five people still missing, a provincial governor said.

Boat carrying illegal immigrants capsizes in Gabon, 30 dead

At least 30 people died when a boat, carrying 60 illegal immigrants, capsized off the coast of Gabon, a west African country, Xinhua reported.

35 dead in Ghana boat accident

Thirty-five people were drowned when a boat capsized in Ghana, Xinhua reported Wednesday.

More than 100 feared dead in Congo boat accident

At least 220 people were aboard the boat on the Tshuapa River when it hit another vessel.

Refugees die in boat accident off Spanish coast

Boat was carrying 40 passengers and was thought to have come from Morocco.

Boat capsizes in Narmada; six dead

Six persons were killed
Wednesday when a boat in which they were travelling capsized in
Narmada River here, police said.