At least 27 people drowned when an overloaded riverboat capsized in northern Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official said Wednesday.
The boat, the Phoenix, went down in high seas on Thursday off the west-coast island of Phuket with 101 people on board.
A scene of horror in the hull of a sunken boat: mothers still holding babies, their bodies suspended in water as the lower lounge of the Phoenix became a tomb in one of Thailand's worst ever sea disasters.
Thai rescuers pulled 21 bodies from waters off the coast of the holiday island of Phuket on Friday after a tourist boat went down in heavy seas with dozens of Chinese passengers on board.
At least one person has died and dozens are missing after a boat carrying 80 people capsized Monday in Indonesia, an official from the national disaster agency said.
A passenger boat carrying about 70 people sank in the northern Brazilian state of Par?, with at least seven people confirmed dead, authorities said on Wednesday.
Emergency workers were searching for the bodies of at least 10 people in India Saturday who went missing in two separate drowning incidents that left 27 others dead, police said.
A boat carrying 31 people, including 28 Chinese tourists, is missing off the coast of Borneo, Malaysian maritime authorities said on Sunday.
The death toll from a boat accident in Bangladesh has risen to 24, with rescuers pulling six more bodies from the river as they wrapped up the search operation on Friday, police said.