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North Korea demands Japan pay compensation for sinking fishing boat: KCNA

North Korea demands Japan pay compensation for sinking fishing boat: KCNA

North Korea's foreign ministry ‘strongly demanded’ on Saturday that Japan pay compensation for a fishing boat that sank when it collided with a Japanese patrol boat earlier this week ...

37 dead in another boat sinking in DR Congo

37 dead in another boat sinking in DR Congo

Thirty-seven bodies have been recovered after another boat sinking in the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials said Tuesday, a week after a vessel capsized with nearly 130 people on board.

Iraqi parliament sacks governor after deadly ferry sinking

Iraqi parliament sacks governor after deadly ferry sinking

The Iraqi parliament on Sunday voted to sack a provincial governor over alleged corruption and negligence, days after a ferry boat sank near the northern city of Mosul, killing more than 100 people.

Chinese relatives wait for news after Thai tour boat sinks

Chinese relatives wait for news after Thai tour boat sinks

Rescuers were preparing to lift the sunken Phoenix which went down in bad weather on Thursday with 105 people on board.

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.

Qatar, Switzerland explore ways to enhance economic relations

Qatar, Switzerland explore ways to enhance economic relations

Qatar and Switzerland yesterday explored ways to enhance bilateral economic relations between the countries in view of the free trade agreement (FTA) between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and EFTA Association, which includes Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein.