At least 19 people. mainly tourists from Europe and Asia, were killed when a hot air balloon crashed near Luxor, Egypt. The pilot and a tourist survived after jumping from the basket before it hit the ground.
At least two tourists have been reported dead after two hot-air balloons collided at a beauty spot in central Turkey. The region's tourist ballooning sector has grown dramatically in recent years.
A group of foreign tourists have been killed in a hot air balloon accident in southern Egypt near the city of Luxor. The aircraft crashed following an explosion on board.
Two people have been killed on a French train line popular among tourists. The "Train of the Pines," which runs from Nice to Digne-les-Bain, was apparently struck by a falling boulder and pushed off the rails.
After a fatal car crash at Tiananmen Square, Uighurs fear more restrictions by authorities in China. Exiled leader Rebiya Kadeer says Beijing is using the incident as an excuse to further oppress the ethnic minority.
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