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Crews search for bodies after fire kills 25 on California dive boat

Crews search for bodies after fire kills 25 on California dive boat

Divers were scouring for bodies in the wreckage of a scuba diving boat off California on Tuesday, after a fast-moving fire trapped dozens of people below deck ...

11 dead, three missing as boats capsize in Philippines

11 dead, three missing as boats capsize in Philippines

Eleven people died and three others were missing after three passenger boats capsized in rough seas off the central Philippines on Saturday, authorities said.

More bodies found as Hungary lifts sunken tourist boat from river

More bodies found as Hungary lifts sunken tourist boat from river

Hungarian police recovered more bodies on Tuesday as they lifted a sightseeing boat that sank in the river Danube in Budapest last month in an accident that has claimed at least 24 lives.

Captain charged over deadly Budapest boat accident

Captain charged over deadly Budapest boat accident

The captain of a river cruise ship that collided with a smaller sightseeing vessel was charged Saturday over the accident in Budapest that killed seven South Korean tourists and left 21 missing.

Death toll in DR Congo boat disaster rises to 32

Death toll in DR Congo boat disaster rises to 32

The death toll from a boat disaster in western DR Congo at the weekend rose to 32, while scores more are feared drowned, a local official said Monday.

Qatari boat seized by UAE returns

Qatari boat seized by UAE returns

The State of Qatar has expressed satisfaction at the return of a Qatari boat that had been seized by the UAE authorities on April 30.

22 dead, scores feared drowned after Uganda boat sinks

22 dead, scores feared drowned after Uganda boat sinks

Twenty-two people have died and more than 60 are feared drowned after a pleasure boat sank on Lake Victoria, Ugandan police said Sunday.

Malta rescues 100 migrants from boat in distress

Malta rescues 100 migrants from boat in distress

The boat the migrants were on was taking in water and two had already died by the time rescuers reached them, the Armed Forces of Malta said in a statement.

Three more bodies found after Thai tourist boat disaster

Three more bodies found after Thai tourist boat disaster

The boat, the Phoenix, went down off Phuket in high seas on Thursday with 101 people on board, including 89 tourists.

12 dead in Indonesia ferry accident: official

12 dead in Indonesia ferry accident: official

At least a dozen people, including two children, died Tuesday after a ferry ran aground off the coast of Indonesia, officials said, as rescuers raced to save more than 125 other passengers thought to be aboard the vessel.

Search on for dozens missing after Indonesian ferry sinks

Search on for dozens missing after Indonesian ferry sinks

Anguished relatives waited by the shore for news as several hundred personnel fanned out across the huge body of water on Sumatra island.

Palestinians to try to breach Israeli sea blockade

Palestinians to try to breach Israeli sea blockade

The boat also brings "dreams of our people and their aspirations for freedom", organiser Salah Abdul-Ati said.