Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 21:48
Twelve migrants were found dead on Friday and a further 15 were rescued after a boat capsized in western Greece, authorities said.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 11:09
The death toll from last week`s river boat sinking in Mali, one of the worst ever in the country, has jumped from 39 to 72, an official said, after more bodies were discovered inside the wreck.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 10:36
The 111 coffins were numbered, a teddy bear wearing a smile and a blue shirt with a heart was placed above casket No 92.
Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 09:47
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.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 14:53
The boat tragedy was triggered after an engine failure prompted the passengers to light a small fire to attract the attention of the coast guard, which later spread into a large fire, said Lampedusa Mayor Giusi Nicolini.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 17:44
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.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 11:06
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.
Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 08:54
At least eight people, all from the same family, drowned when their fishing boat capsized in a lake in Pakistan`s Sindh province on.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 15:22
Thirty-six illegal immigrants from Indonesia are missing after a boat carrying them home to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr sank off Malaysia`s coast.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 21:18
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.
Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 18:50
Two persons drowned and another went missing in incidents of boat capsize in the Malda district of West Bengal on Monday.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 15, 2013, 17:55
With the recovery of seven bodies, the toll in the boat capsize in Malda district of West Bengal rose to nine.
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