Shipwreck

  • Search for victims of Sicily migrant wreck postponed 05-10-2013 11:03 AM

    Lampedusa: Choppy seas prevented divers on Friday from recovering more bodies of migrants who died in a shipwreck off Sicily that has killed an estimated 300, in one of the worst disasters of Europe's immigration crisis. Rescue teams have so far recovered 111 bodies and expect to find more than...
  • Italy: 114 African migrants killed as ship catches fire, capsizes off Lampedusa 04-10-2013 01:32 PM

    The rickety fishing boat was the third of the night to head toward the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa, overloaded with African migrants seeking a better life in Europe. Most never reached shore. After the boat started taking on water, someone on board set a fire to get the attention...
  • Wreck in Dublin possibly of the Spanish Armada 07-08-2011 12:42 PM

    Dublin: Underwater archaeologists in Ireland believe they may have discovered a sunken 16th century Spanish Armada vessel off the north coast. In the course of a dive survey conducted last year, evidence was found that indicated the wreck was possibly part of the 1588 Spanish Armada, Xinhua reported. Between 17...
  • Ancient shipwreck reveals medical secrets 11-07-2011 11:26 AM

    London: A first-aid kit found on a 2,000-year-old shipwreck has revealed how ancient physicians concocted medicines to treat sailors for dysentery and other ailments, a media report said Sunday. The kit contains pills made of ground-up vegetables, herbs and plants such as celery, carrots, and chestnuts and was so well...
  • World wipes: News on Monday 21-05-2007 11:11 PM

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  • Another UK show sparks racism row 24-01-2007 12:42 PM

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