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Boat carrying 40 migrants stranded in Tunisia

Boat carrying 40 migrants stranded in Tunisia

A Tunisian boat carrying 40 African migrants has been stranded off the country’s coast without aid for more than a week after authorities refused to let them disembark...

Coastguards find three dead migrants on boat, rescue 82 others

Coastguards find three dead migrants on boat, rescue 82 others

Spain’s coastguards rescued 82 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean on Friday but found the bodies of three other people on board one boat. In a tweet, the...

110 migrants rescued near Libyan coast

Coastguards find three dead migrants on boat, rescue 82 others

Spain’s coastguards rescued 82 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean on Friday but found the bodies of three other people on board one boat. In a tweet, the...

Female passenger dies as fire engulfs boat off Florida

Female passenger dies as fire engulfs boat off Florida

By Jite Eriabie  A 42-year-old female passenger who was taken to the hospital in critical condition has died after fire engulfed a boat off the coast of Florida on...

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Japanese officials board another North Korean boat in distress

By Jite Eriabie  Japan’s coast guard on Thursday boarded a North Korean fishing boat near a Japanese island where the crew said they had taken shelter from rough...

Eight bodies found in boat washed up on beach in Japan

Eight bodies found in boat washed up on beach in Japan

By Jite Eriabie   Eight bodies, which had been reduced partly to skeletons, were found on Monday in a small wooden ship that washed up on a beach in the sea of Japan,...

Eight migrants dead off Libya as Italy outlines naval mission

Algeria picks up 286 boat migrants en route to Europe

By Jite Eriabie  Algeria’s coastguard has picked up 286 illegal migrants heading across the Mediterranean to Europe by boat, the Defence Ministry has said. The...

Four-year-old migrant arrives Spain in separate boat

Four-year-old migrant arrives Spain in separate boat, reunites with mum after seven months

A four-year-old migrant boy who reached Spain from Ivory Coast was reunited Monday with his mother seven months after she arrived on a different boat, a women’s...

Death tolls rise to 41 in two Brazil boat wrecks

Kebbi sets new safety measures for boat operators

The Kebbi state Government said it has set new safety measures for boat operators to address the recurring boat mishaps, which has claimed 33 lives since April in the...

Pirate dies in attack on ship off Bayelsa 

Pirates hijack passenger boat in Bayelsa

Barely 48 hours after launching an ambush that killed three passengers on Tuesday, gunmen suspected to be sea pirates on Thursday hijacked a passenger boat along...

At least 14 dead as Rohingya boat capsizes

At least 14 dead as Rohingya boat capsizes

AFP  At least 10 children and four women were killed when a boat carrying Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar capsized off Bangladesh on Thursday, police said. “So...

15 drown as migrants boat sinks off Turkey’s Black Sea coast

15 drown as migrants boat sinks off Turkey’s Black Sea coast

Agency Report  15 people drowned and close to 15 people were missing on Friday after a fishing boat carrying migrants sunk off Turkey’s Black Sea coast, the coast...