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Cruise ship adrift in Philippine waters after fire

A luxury cruise ship with about 600 mostly Western tourists was adrift in Philippine waters on Saturday after a minor fire that injured a crew member, the government said.

The fire disabled two engin

Italian authorities end search for cruise ship bodies


Italian authorities have ended the search for bodies on the submerged sections of the capsized Costa Concordia, more than two weeks after the giant cruise liner capsized off the Tuscan coast, official

Up to 10 months to remove capsized cruise ship


The cruise ship that capsized off Italy's coast will take up to 10 months to remove, officials said on Monday, as rough seas off the Tuscan coast forced the suspension of recovery operations.


Italian liner passengers to get 11,000 euros each


Passengers of a stricken Italian cruise liner will get at least 11,000 euros each from its Costa Crociere operator under a deal struck after the January 13 disaster, a consumer group said on Friday.

Sixteenth body found on Italy cruise shipwreck


Fire brigade divers found a body in a stricken Italian cruise ship on Tuesday, bringing the official death toll to 16 as salvage crews prepared to pump 2,380 tonnes of fuel from its tanks.

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Two more bodies found in Italy cruise shipwreck


Rescuers found the bodies of two women in the wreck of an Italian ship on Monday bringing the death toll to 15, as a Dutch company was given the go-ahead to pump out its 2,380 tons of fuel.

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Doomed liner's captain trades blame with shipowners


The operators of the Costa Concordia faced questions over their share of the blame for the shipwreck, as divers recovered another body from the stricken liner on Sunday, bringing the known death toll

Ship search finds 12th body, captain's documents


Divers searching an Italian cruise shipwreck found another body Saturday, bringing the death toll to 12, even as they hoped those missing may have miraculously survived in air pockets a week after the

UK journalist booked Costa Concordia cruise after disaster


A British journalist managed to book a cruise on the Costa Concordia two days after the liner ran aground off Italy leaving up to 32 people feared dead, he told the BBC on Saturday.

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Flowers at sea as Italy cruise wreck search resumes


Relatives of those still missing from a stricken Italian cruise ship laid flowers on the sea by the wreck on Friday, a week after the tragedy in which up to 32 people are feared dead.

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