Seven killed in ferry capsize in Bangladesh

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.

Korea ferry captain `murdered` passengers: Appeals court hears

 The captain of the Sewol ferry, which sank in April with the loss of 304 lives, murdered his passengers by intentionally abandoning them to their certain deaths, a South Korean appeals court heard Tuesday.

Norman Atlantic likely death toll rises to at least 27

The Italian prosecutor investigating a deadly fire on the Norman Atlantic ferry on Thursday indicated that at least 27 people had likely perished in the disaster.

Guyana awaits $60M from India to buy ferry, build highway

Guyana's president says India has pledged USD 60 million to help the South American country buy a large ferry and build a four-lane highway.

Uncrewed ship with 450 people onboard heads for Italian coast

A merchant ship with no crew and 450 migrants on board is heading towards the Italian coast, the coastguard has said.

Ten dead after ferry catches fire in Adriatic Sea

The death toll from a ferry fire in the Adriatic rose to 10 yesterday as the search for survivors went on into the night in seas off Albania.

Asian Games: Badminton squad left stranded as team bus driver goes missing
Asian Games: Badminton squad left stranded as team bus driver goes missing

The Indian badminton team, which had arrived at the Gyeyang Gymkhana far away from the Athletes Village early this morning, was left stranded after the conclusion of the women's quarterfinals match against Thailand late in the night as the driver of the bus which was to ferry them back went missing.

Bangladesh ferry capsize survivor rescued, toll 38

Four days after a ferry capsized in a central Bangladesh district, a man was rescued Friday from a river island far away from the accident site, a police official said.

Bangladesh police seek ferry owner, captain as murder case lodged

The ferry, the MV Pinak-6, went down on Monday in a river swelled by monsoon rains about 30 km (18 miles) southwest of the capital, Dhaka, on Monday.

South Korea ferry businessman`s cause of death impossible to decide: Agency

South Korea`s forensic agency said it was impossible to determine the cause of death of a businessman linked to a ferry that capsized and killed more than 300 people in April.

Body of fugitive South Korea ferry tycoon `found by police`: Report

South Korean police believe they have found the body of a fugitive business tycoon wanted after the Sewol ferry sank in April killing hundreds, a report said today.

Student survivors to testify in Korea ferry trial

Student survivors of South Korea`s ferry disaster will testify in the trial of the captain and crew by closed circuit TV from a courtroom in their traumatised home town, a district court ruled Tuesday.

Fugitive`s wife arrested over South Korean ferry disaster

South Korean police on Saturday made apparent headway in the manhunt for a fugitive businessman wanted over April`s ferry disaster with the capture of his wife.

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.

S. Korea parliament to begin ferry disaster probe

South Korea`s parliament is to open an investigation into the ferry disaster that has left 300 people dead or missing, politicians confirmed today, as the government counters criticism of its handling of the tragedy.

South Korean ferry crew face hostile crowd, judges

Hostile spectators cursing, shouting and weeping behind them, 15 crew members from the sunken South Korean ferry appeared in court today to enter pleas on charges of negligence and failing to save more than 300 dead or missing passengers.

Polls let South Koreans deliver verdict on ferry tragedy

South Koreans vote on Wednesday in nationwide local elections seen as a spot referendum on President Park Geun-Hye`s handling of the April ferry disaster that killed about 300 people, mostly schoolchildren.

South Korean ferry tragedy toll rises to 288

The toll in the April 16 South Korean ferry tragedy Wednesday rose to 288 with one more body recovered from the sunken ship earlier in the day, the disaster response centre said.

South Korean sect submits to search for founder linked to doomed ferry

Hundreds of followers of a religious sect submitted on Wednesday to a search of their rural commune by South Korean authorities seeking the arrest of the head of the family that operated a ferry which capsized last month killing more than 300 people.

Bangladesh ferry toll rises to 27, search continues for over 100

Dhaka: Rescuers retrieved more bodies today from a sunken ferry in Bangladesh, taking the death toll to 27, as search continued for the second day for over 100 others on the overcrowded vessel that capsized during a storm.

"Twenty seven bodies have been retrieved so far while searches are underway for the missing ones," a shipping department official told reporters near the scene of the accident at suburban Munshiganj at the outskirts of the capital.