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Bangladesh sends back Rohingya boat carrying injured

Bangladesh sends back Rohingya boat carrying injured

A coastguard patrol boat found the boat on the Naf river, which acts as a border between Bangladesh and Myanmar, as it tried to enter Cox`s Bazar early in the morning.

 

Aug 19, 2017, 19:19 PM IST

Greece arrests Belgian woman wanted for terror ties: Coastguard

Authorities declined to identify the suspect's nationality but state agency ANA said she was a Belgian apparently of Moroccan origin.

Aug 19, 2017, 14:20 PM IST
Over 8,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean in 48 hours: Italy's coastguard

Over 8,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean in 48 hours: Italy's coastguard

Over 73,300 migrants have landed in Italy since January, a 14 percent increase from the same period last year.
 

Jun 27, 2017, 19:38 PM IST

Joint US-Qatar navy exercise wraps up

Among the tests carried out were air defense and surface missile simulation drills, according to a senior Qatari naval officer.

Jun 16, 2017, 20:31 PM IST
Fifteen feared dead as migrants rubber boat sinks off Libya

Fifteen feared dead as migrants rubber boat sinks off Libya

Italy's coastguard said today that 15 people had been rescued from a sinking rubber dinghy off Libya, amid fears dozens more may have drowned.

Nov 15, 2016, 19:31 PM IST

Libyan coastguard rescues 115 migrants off Tripoli

Libya's coastguard said it rescued 115 migrants today who had been aboard a rubber boat that broke down off Tripoli, and that one migrant had drowned.

Nov 07, 2016, 04:50 AM IST
South Korea vows armed crackdown on Chinese fishing ships

South Korea vows armed crackdown on Chinese fishing ships

South Korea`s coastguard warned Tuesday of a "more aggressive" firearms policy towards Chinese fishing boats illegally operating in its waters, following a clash that sank one of its vessels.

Oct 11, 2016, 15:30 PM IST

At least 28 migrants dead off Libya: Coastguard

Twenty-eight Europe-bound migrants were found dead on a day of frantic rescues off Libya, including at least 22 in an overloaded wooden boat, an AFP photographer and the Italian coastguard said.

Oct 05, 2016, 05:54 AM IST
Some 6,500 migrants rescued off Libya: Coastguard

Some 6,500 migrants rescued off Libya: Coastguard

The Italian coastguard said it had coordinated the rescue of about 6,500 migrants off of Libya in one of its busiest days of life-saving in recent years.

Aug 30, 2016, 06:25 AM IST
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.

May 28, 2016, 03:30 AM IST

Indo-Japan coastguards to begin joint exercise today

The Coast Guards of India and Japan will be conducting a joint exercise called 'Sahyog-Kaijin' off the Chennai coast on Friday.

Jan 15, 2016, 10:45 AM IST

Turkish coastguard exercise likely slowed migrant arrivals, briefly: IOM

A Turkish coastguard training operation appears to have dramatically decreased migrant arrivals to Greece, the International Organization for Migration said Friday, but stressed the large influx had resumed after just a few days.

Nov 27, 2015, 21:31 PM IST

Libya coastguard rescues 346 migrants

 The Libyan coastguard said it rescued 346 migrants on Tuesday, almost 100 of them women and children, crammed onto rubber boats and stranded off the country`s coast.

Sep 29, 2015, 18:25 PM IST
Another 1,400 migrants rescued off Libya, 52 found dead

Another 1,400 migrants rescued off Libya, 52 found dead

A Swedish coastguard ship docked at the Sicilian port of Palermo on Thursday carrying more than 570 migrants and the bodies of 52 people, officials said. 

Aug 28, 2015, 02:31 AM IST

More than 1,000 more migrants rescued in Mediterranean

More than 1,000 migrants were rescued trying to cross the Mediterranean over the weekend, Italy's coastguard has said , with further tragedies narrowly averted.

Aug 10, 2015, 06:39 AM IST

One crew still missing on burning ferry off Japan coast

Rescuers on Saturday launched an onboard search for a missing crew member after a fire broke out on a ferry off the coast of northern Japan prompting the evacuation of dozens of passengers, the coastguard said.

Aug 01, 2015, 08:44 AM IST

Ukraine coastguard boat blast kills one, injures six

One Ukrainian coastguard was killed, five were injured and their commander remained unaccounted for on Sunday after their cutter hit a mine planted in the bay of the strategic eastern port of Mariupol, officials said.

Jun 08, 2015, 03:16 AM IST

Ukraine coastguard boat blast injures six, one missing

Six Ukrainian coastguards were hurt and their commander remained unaccounted for Sunday after their cutter hit a mine planted in the bay of the strategic eastern port of Mariupol, officials said.

Jun 07, 2015, 22:02 PM IST

Philippine leader welcomes evolving Japan security role

Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Friday welcomed Japan`s growing security engagement, as regional tensions with China grow, the day after signing a deal to buy 10 ships to bolster his coastguard.

Jun 05, 2015, 13:16 PM IST

Japan jails Chinese skipper over coral poaching

A Japanese court today jailed a Chinese skipper for coral poaching in what was reportedly the first such punishment since the coastguard began reporting waves of illegal boats.

May 27, 2015, 13:40 PM IST