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At least 13 people drown in migrant shipwreck off Libya
Middle East

At least 13 people drown in migrant shipwreck off Libya

CAIRO (AP) — Over a dozen migrants trying to reach Europe drowned in the Mediterranean Sea when their small dinghy…
The Latest: Boat with 86 migrants capsizes off Tunisia
Middle East

The Latest: Boat with 86 migrants capsizes off Tunisia

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on migrants from Libya (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The U.N. migration agency says a…
Boat described by Herodotus 2,500 years ago found in Alexandria
Archaeology

Boat described by Herodotus 2,500 years ago found in Alexandria

A group of researchers have discovered a sunken boat of a type first described by ancient Greek historian Herodotus almost…
World’s ‘oldest intact shipwreck’ found in Black Sea
Archaeology

World’s ‘oldest intact shipwreck’ found in Black Sea

  An ancient Greek trading ship dating back more than 2,400 years has been found virtually intact at the bottom…
Libya shipwreck toll rises to 111, dozens missing
Middle East

Libya shipwreck toll rises to 111, dozens missing

Rescuers have retrieved from the sea the bodies of 111 migrants whose boat sank off the coast of Libya, the…
Hundreds missing, many elderly tourists, after ship capsizes on China’s Yangtze River
World

Hundreds missing, many elderly tourists, after ship capsizes on China’s Yangtze River

Rescuers searched on Tuesday for more than 400 people, many of them elderly Chinese tourists, missing after a cruise boat…
Exclusive: “Forced to captain migrant boat at gunpoint”
Middle East

Exclusive: “Forced to captain migrant boat at gunpoint”

The Tunisian man accused of piloting a migrant boat that sank off Libya, killing more than 700 people, is himself…
Italian prosecutors blame captain for collision in migrant shipwreck
World

Italian prosecutors blame captain for collision in migrant shipwreck

Italian prosecutors blamed the captain of a grossly overloaded fishing boat for a collision which capsized and sank his vessel…
400 migrants die in shipwreck off Libya, survivors say
Egypt

400 migrants die in shipwreck off Libya, survivors say

About 400 migrants died in an attempt to reach Italy from Libya when their boat capsized, survivors said on Tuesday,…
At least 54 dead, 15 missing after Russian trawler sinks off Kamchatka
World

At least 54 dead, 15 missing after Russian trawler sinks off Kamchatka

At least 54 crew on a Russian fishing trawler died and 15 were missing after it sank in freezing waters…
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