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presstv-boat capsizes in dr congo; 27 dead, 54 missing




at least 27 people have perished and 54 are missing after an overcrowded boat sank in a river in the democratic republic of congo, a local official said sunday.most of the victims of the tragedy on the kasai river were students on holiday, local administrator jacques mbila told afp.the main reasons ...



3 dead, 30 missing after tourist boat sinks in colombia - newsok.com




a multi-story tourist boat packed with about 150 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized on a reservoir near medellin on sunday, and police in colombia said three people were dead and 30 missing. a major rescue effort involving colombia's air force and firefighters from nearby cities was looking...



8 tourists drown, 17 rescued as boat capsizes off tn coast




eight tourists drowned while 17 others were rescued after the fishing boat ferrying them capsized off manappadu near here in the bay of bengal, a senior official said."i do not know how many tourists were travelling in the boat. eight people have drowned and 17 others have been rescued and hospitali...



colombia: 9 dead, 28 missing as tourist ferry sinks




(guatape, colombia) — a tourist boat packed with about 170 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized sunday on a reservoir near the colombian city of medellin, leaving nine people dead and 28 missing, officials said.rescuers including firefighters from nearby cities and air force pilots were sea...



presstv-30 more feared dead off libya coast




as many as 30 people were trampled or drowned after a recent shipwreck involving refugees off the coast of libya in the mediterranean.in interviews carried out on tuesday in pozzallo, italy, rescued refugees said that between 20 and 30 were either drowned or were trampled during the panic that follo...



presstv-refugee boat capsizes off turkey, 12 killed




a boat carrying 22 syrian refugees has capsized off turkey's aegean coastal town of kusadasi, leaving at least 12 people dead and three others unaccounted for.turkey’s private dogan news agency reported that there were five children among those killed after the inflatable dinghy sank on friday.acc...



at least six dead after tourist boat sinks in colombian reservoir - south wales




a tourist boat packed with about 160 passengers has capsized on a reservoir near the colombian city of medellin, leaving at least six people dead and 31 missing, officials said. rescuers including firefighters and air force pilots in helicopters searched for survivors at the guatape reservoir where ...



six dead, 31 missing as tourist boat sinks in colombia




at least six people were dead and 31 missing after a tourist boat sank in a reservoir in northwestern colombia on sunday, the country's president said. authorities did not yet say what caused the four-deck almirante to go down in the el penol reservoir in the tourist town of guatape, where colombian...



congo: 4 missing in attack by mai mai militia near mambasa




(kinshasa, congo) — six congolese rangers were found saturday in a large forest reserve in congo's northeast a day after a security station was attacked by militia, but an american journalist and at least three other security guards remain missing, a local official said saturday.mambasa territory ...



world refugee day - reports of three new shipwrecks in the mediterranean sea - w




this is a summary of what was said by unhcr spokesperson cécile pouilly – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the palais des nations in geneva.unhcr, the un refugee agency received information last night about three new shipwrecks in the mediterranean. we fear t...



swede among two un experts kidnapped in drc




a file photo of monusco un soldiers in the drc. photo: jerome delay/ap a swedish citizen is among two un experts missing in the democratic republic of the congo. "two members of the group of experts on the democratic republic of the congo are reported missing in that country," the un said on monday,...



presstv-some 100 refugees missing as boat sinks off libya




nearly 100 asylum seekers have been reported missing following the sinking of their inflatable boat off the libyan coastline.the boat sinking occurred off the libyan capital of tripoli’s western suburb of gargaresh on thursday, said libya’s coastguard spokesman ayoub qassem. he said 23 refugees...



at least 97 migrants missing as boat sinks off libya




at least 97 migrants went missing after their boat sank today off the libyan coast, a navy spokesman said.survivors said those missing include 15 women and five children, general ayoub kacem told afp.he said the libyan coast guard had rescued a further 23 migrants of various african nationalities ju...



presstv-eight refugees die as boat sinks off libya




at least eight refugees have drowned when their europe-bound boat sank off libya's coast, a coastguard official says.the eight bodies were on an inflatable craft that can carry up to 120 passengers, said colonel fathi al-rayani, head of the coastguard in garabulli, 60 kilometers east of tripoli.he e...



up to four feared missing in queensland floods




authorities are concerned four missing people may have fallen victim to floodwaters brought on by ex-cyclone debbie in queensland.queensland state disaster coordinator deputy commissioner stephen gollschewski said desperate searches were now underway in the state's southeast corner.sailboat capsizes...



several dead, dozens missing as tourist boat sinks in colombia




nine people are confirmed dead and 28 are missing after a recreational boat with 150 aboard sank near the colombian city of medellin. a major rescue effort involving colombia's air force and firefighters from nearby cities is looking for survivors at the guatape reservoir where the accident took pla...



sweden ready to help probe congo deaths of un workers found in shallow grave




sweden is willing to help investigate the deaths of three people, including swedish and american un investigators, in democratic republic of congo. sweden's prime minister has paid tribute to a united nations worker who died in democratic republic of congo, saying those responsible must be brought t...



australian man among three missing at sea off papua new guinea




an australian man is missing at sea along with two fijian co-workers after a fishing boat with four people on board sank off the coast of papua new guinea.the australian maritime safety authority says it's helping png authorities with aerial searches off the coast of port moresby for the three men w...



colombia: 6 dead, 31 missing as tourist ferry sinks




(guatape, colombia) — a tourist boat packed with about 160 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized sunday on a reservoir near the colombian city of medellin, leaving at least six people dead and 31 missing, officials said.rescuers including firefighters and air force pilots in helicopters sear...



presstv-two un officials kidnapped in dr congo




two un officials of american and swedish nationality have been kidnapped in the democratic republic of the congo's kasai central province. government officials identified the un officials as michael sharp of the united states and zahida katalan of sweden. they said the kidnappers have not yet been i...



presstv-kidnapped un experts in dr congo found dead




two foreign un contractors who were kidnapped in dr congo have been found dead, one of them decapitated, the government said tuesday, as spiraling violence in the vast country sparked international condemnation.the bodies of american michael sharp and swedish national zaida catalan were found as the...



investigation into deaths of un experts in dr congo




an investigation has been launched in the democratic republic of congo after the bodies of two un experts and their translator were found in a shallow grave.zaida catalan, 36, from sweden, and michael sharp, a 34-year-old american, were found dead on monday along with congolese national betu tshinte...



police launch search for missing fisherman in far north queensland




police have launched an air and water search near cairns for a missing fisherman who was believed to have set sail on saturday evening.81-year-old brian williams was last seen about 4pm leaving his smithfield residence and told his family he was going fishing. 81-year-old fisherman brian williams to...



presstv-11 dead, 200 missing in mediterranean shipwrecks




at least 11 people have reportedly been killed and 200 more people remain unaccounted for following two separate shipwrecks involving refugees in the central mediterranean.the libyan red crescent said on monday that bodies of 10 women and one child were found on a beach in zawiya, 50 kilometers (31 ...



presstv-colombian ferry sinks with 170 on board: video




at least nine people have died and 28 been missing after a tourist ferry sank with some 170 people on board in a reservoir close to colombia’s city of medellin.according to colombian officials, a large rescue effort has been launched by colombia's air force and local firefighters in an attempt to ...