The death toll in the capsize of an overloaded ferry carrying 200 passengers, mostly devotees, in the Paira River of Bangladesh rose to seven after two more bodies were recovered by rescuers.
At least 129 people drowned after a boat capsised on Thursday night on Lake Tanganyika in the southeast of Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a new official death toll.
Nine teenage girls died and three were listed missing after a passenger boat capsized on a river in northern Nigeria, an emergency services official said on Wednesday.
At least 10 people died and dozens were missing after an overcrowded wooden boat sunk off the south coast of Guinea, reports said today.
At least three people were dead and 13 were missing after a tourist boat capsized in the Paraguay River during a storm at the town of Carmelo Peralta in northern Paraguay, authorities said.
A boat carrying foreign tourists sank in central Indonesia, leaving 15 people missing, officials said on Sunday.
Eight people died, including a child, and five others were missing today after a boat carrying migrants towards Greece capsized off western Turkey, local media reported.
Twelve migrants were found dead on Friday and a further 15 were rescued after a boat capsized in western Greece, authorities said.
A boat carrying Catholic pilgrims has capsized on Brazil`s Amazon river, leaving at least 12 people dead and another six still missing.
The 111 coffins were numbered, a teddy bear wearing a smile and a blue shirt with a heart was placed above casket No 92.
A day after a boat believed to be carrying over 500 migrants, mainly from Eritrea and Somalia, caught fire and sank off Lampedusa in Italy, inclement weather forced divers to halt their search for hundreds of the missing migrants.
At least 13 persons are feared drowned when a country boat sank in river Ganga at Kewatia village of Bihar`s Bhojpur district, official sources said on Wednesday.
Five people are feared dead and over 100 asylum seekers were rescued on Tuesday by Australian authorities from their boat which capsized off Christmas Island.
Thirty-six illegal immigrants from Indonesia are missing after a boat carrying them home to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr sank off Malaysia`s coast.
Four asylum-seekers died after a people-smuggling ship carrying around 150 passengers capsized off Australia`s remote Christmas Island today, triggering a major rescue operation.
Some 35 senior high school students were rescued today morning after the boats in which they were rowing capsized on a river in Chiba Prefecture near Tokyo, police said.
The local `Tehsildar` rushed to the spot along with
fire brigade personnel to rescue the stranded.
Bihar`s Deputy Chief Minister announced an ex-gratia payment of Rs one lakh to bereaved families of each of the deceased.
Thirty-six people were killed when winds capsized several boats on a lake.
The ferry was carrying a bus loaded with 32 passengers who were on their way to visit a graveyard.
Day in Pics: 1st April
Showbiz World - April 1, 2015
Katrina Kaif’s wax statue at Madame Tussauds unveiled!