More than 700 feared dead in recent Mediterranean crossings

More than 700 feared dead in recent Mediterranean crossings

Survivor accounts have pushed to more than 700 the number of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks over three days in the past week, even as rescue ships saved thousands of others in daring operations.

84 migrants still missing after boat sinks off Libya: IOM

Twenty-six people were rescued from the boat which sank on Friday, and were questioned overnight.

Migrant boat sinks off Turkish coast, 33 dead

At least 33 people drowned after a boat carrying migrants to Greece sank off Turkey's western coast.

Over 20 missing after boat sinks in China

Over 20 people, including foreigners, were still missing after a tug boat sank in the Yangtze river in China's Jiangsu province, authorities said Friday.

40 Indonesians missing as boat sinks off Malaysia`s coast

At least 40 illegal immigrants from Indonesia, including women and children, went missing when a boat carrying them home to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr sank off Malaysia`s coast.

Many missing after boat sinks in Russia`s Volga

Nearly one hundred people remained missing after a tourist boat sank in a broad stretch of Russia`s Volga river on Sunday.

Five missing after boat sinks off S Korea

Five fishermen were reported missing on Sunday after their boat sank off South Korea`s southeastern port of Busan, officials said.