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Four S Korea ferry disaster crew charged with murder

South Korea has indicted for homicide the captain and three crew members of a ferry that killed more than 280 passengers when it capsized.

More bodies retrieved from capsized South Korean ferry

The death toll from last month's capsized ferry off South Korea's coast has now climbed to 275- at least 29 still unaccounted for.

Sunken ferry recovery operation temporarily halted

Bad weather has forced authorities to temporarily call off the search for more than 100 bodies from a capsized South Korean ferry.

Bodies spotted in capsized South Korean ferry

The arrested captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized three days ago with 476 people on board has defended his decision to delay its evacuation.

Vice-principal commits suicide as ferry disaster search continues

The vice-principal of a high school whose pupils were on a capsized South Korean ferry has committed suicide as hopes fade of finding survivors.

S Sudan: Hundreds drown in ferry accident while fleeing violence

At least 200 South Sudanese civilians have died when a boat, packed with people escaping fighting between government forces and rebels, capsized.

Rescuers abandon search for Zanzibar ferry victims

Tanzania's government has halted rescue operations for a ferry accident that appears to have killed 146 people.

Dozens killed in India ferry disaster

An overcrowded river ferry has split in two and sunk during a severe storm in northeast India, leaving at least 40 people dead and 160 missing.

Over 100 dead in Bangladesh ferry disaster

Authorities say the death toll in this week's ferry disaster rose to 116 when villagers found four more bodies floating in the water.

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