Danube River vessel collision leaves two dead; five others missing

The Hungarian Parliament Building near the Danube River in Budapest

Two people are confirmed dead while five others have gone missing after a cruise ship and a small motor launch collided with each other in the Danube River near Hungary’s capital city of Budapest on Saturday, May 18. Local police officials said the incident occurred in the late evening (local time)...


Iran assures future release of crew of seized containership

MSC Aries

The government of Iran is set to release all 25 crewmembers of a commercial vessel that local paramilitary forces seized earlier this month, the country’s foreign minister told local media. Hossein Amirabdollahian said that the crew of the containership MSC Aries have been granted consular access...


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