The accident occurred when harsh winds veered the balloon off course into a mountainous region, before it made a hard landing in Luxor.
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Roberto Esquivel Cabrera claimed to have a whopping 18.9in organ, which catapulted him to international stardom after he brandished it in front of the adoring media.
The US Coast Guard is searching for animal rescue pilot Bill Kinsinger after his plane went missing over the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday (3 January).
The latest photos of the massive winter storm barrelling into the northeastern US, as a rapid plunge in barometric pressure causes bombogenesis or a "bomb cyclone".
At least three people have confirmed Mexican actor Axel Arenas was at the hotel the same night Argentinian model Karen Grodzinski was shot dead.
Drone cameraman shouted at the boy to get out of the water after realising the danger surrounding him.
Freed Taliban hostage Joshua Boyle was arrested and faces 15 charges, including sexual assault, in Ottawa, Canada.
Argentinian law student Nahir Galarza, 19, has admitted to killing her ex-lover Fernando Pastorizzo, 21, on the morning of 29 December in Gualeguaychu.
One gang of inmates launched an attack on a rival faction and set their mattresses on fire along with the inmates.
A record-breaking arctic freeze has frozen the iconic Niagara falls, with tourists posting jaw-dropping photos of the falls on social media.
The animals had been poached from Lake Novo in Tartarugalzinho, in northern Brazil.
Enio Cubillo, director of Costa Rica Civil Aviation, said the Nature Air charter flight was heading for the capital of San Jose when it crashed.
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The US Navy will reportedly continue to provide technical support from the US, even after search operations have been shuttered.
The baby boy's head remained inside his mother, Reina Natalia Valazquez, and was later delivered naturally along at a hospital in Tartagal, northwest Argentina.
Syrian Refugee Support Group of Calgary members will donate blood and recruit new donors on New Year's Day to help during the Canadian blood shortage.
DNA tests confirmed Domingo Bulacio was the father of the children born by his victim, named locally as Antonia. The eight children were fathered over a 22-year-period.
Former President Alberto Fujimori has finally apologised to Peruvians for the wrongs committed under his government in the 1990s.