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Sydney Opera House cordoned off in Australia police operation

Sydney Opera House cordoned off in Australia police operation

Sydney`s iconic Opera House was cordoned off on Thursday with ferries cancelled or delayed and people cleared from the harbour front amid a police operation.

13 dead in migrant boat collision with ferry off Turkey: Report

At least 13 migrants died off the coast of Turkey Sunday after the inflatable dinghy carrying them to Greece collided with a ferry, Turkish media reported.

Japan rescuers discover body on burning ferry

 Japanese rescuers said Monday they had found the body of a missing crew member on a ferry that caught fire last week, prompting the evacuation of dozens of passengers.

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.

Manila charges crew, owners of sunk ferry with murder: Official

Manila charges crew, owners of sunk ferry with murder: Official

 Philippine police have filed murder charges against the owner and crew of a passenger ferry that capsized and left 56 dead, an official said Saturday.

Death toll from capsized Philippine ferry rises to 50

Death toll from capsized Philippine ferry rises to 50

Rescuers on Friday retrieved five more bodies from a ferry that capsized just moments after departing from a central Philippine port, raising the death toll to 50.

At least 36 die in Philippine ferry sinking, 118 survive

A ferry carrying 189 passengers and crew capsized off the central Philippines in heavy waves on Thursday killing at least 36 people, the coast guard and police said, with at least 118 survivors.

Over 180 rescued after ferry runs aground off Turkey

 More than 180 people were rescued early Monday from a ferry which ran aground off a Turkish island in a storm, after an overnight ordeal lasting 14 hours, state media and officials said. 

South Korea prosecutors seek death penalty for ferry captain

South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday urged an appeals court to hand down the death penalty for the captain of the ferry that sank a year ago, accusing him of intentionally abandoning more than 300 people to their certain deaths.

South Korean ferry victims' parents finish marathon protest march

Grieving parents of the victims of last year's South Korean ferry sinking completed a 46-kilometre marathon march on Sunday to call for an independent probe into the tragedy.

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.