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  • 145-year-old letter, delivered by balloon, turns up in Australia

    SYDNEY: A letter from a man to his mother flown out of Paris by hot air balloon during the Prussian siege in 1870 has turned up in Australia’s National Archives, which said on Tuesday it was keen to discover the family’s fate...

    Balloon mail was the only way communications from Paris could reach the rest of France, with dozens of flights made, mostly at night, and hundreds of thousands of letters delivered...

  • Russian balloon more than halfway to circumnavigating globe

    CANBERRA: A 65-year-old Russian adventurer was battling sleep deprivation, freezing temperatures and ice in his oxygen mask but was ahead of schedule for his record attempt to fly solo in a balloon around the world nonstop, his son said on Wednesday...

    8 metres wide suspended from a 56-metre-tall helium and hot-air balloon...

  • Russian breaks round-the-world hot air balloon record: crew

    SYDNEY: Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov has broken the record for the fastest round-the-world flight in a hot air balloon, his crew said Saturday, surviving a gruelling endurance test of storms and freezing temperatures...

    His journey, taking just over 11 days, is faster than the record set by the late American adventurer Steve Fossett who in 2002 became the first person to fly solo around the world in a balloon in a feat which...

  • At least 16 feared dead in fiery Texas hot air balloon crash

    AUSTIN: At least 16 people were feared dead when a hot air balloon caught fire and crashed in a pasture near the central Texas city of Lockhart on Saturday, according to federal and local authorities...

    “It does not appear at this time that there were any survivors of the crash,” Caldwell County Sheriff Daniel Law said in a statement, according to his office...

  • Hot-air balloon crash in Texas leaves 16 dead

    WASHINGTON: Up to 16 people are feared dead after a large hot-air balloon caught fire and crashed in central Texas on Saturday, officials said...

    The accident occurred shortly after 7:40am, when the balloon crashed into a field near Lockhart, around 50 miles south of Austin, Lynn Lunsford of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said in a statement...

  • Balloon poking fun at Mayor Sadiq Khan flies over London

    LONDON: Protesters seeking to oust London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday launched a giant balloon over Parliament Square depicting him dressed in a yellow bikini...

    It was meant as a rebuke to Khan, who backed protesters’ right to launch a giant balloon depicting US President Donald Trump as an angry baby during his July visit to Britain...

  • An inflated balloon

    The drop needs to be sustained, but the critical question is: at what cost?Securing a saving by putting the engine to a screeching halt may not be an ideal course for an economy the size of Pakistan’s...

    As confirmed by the State Bank of Pakistan, the private sector credit also fell by Rs4...

  • New Israeli strikes on Gaza over rockets, balloon bombs

    Read: Israel-UAE deal draws varied international reactions as some call it 'good news', others slam it as 'shameful'In the days before the UAE deal was announced, Israel had carried out repeated night-time strikes on targets linked to the Islamist group Hamas, which controls Gaza...

    If Sderot, the southern Israel town most affected by the balloon attacks, “isn’t quiet, then Gaza won’t be either,” Gantz said...

  • How was there time for a political ceremony in a rain-reduced game?

    For most of this time they sat back in the last row of seats as the interior and foreign ministers exchanged verbal blows with cross border contemporaries in the ring...

    The ICC did eventually intervene to force the hand of the Indian government by shifting the India-Pakistan game to Kolkata though the Indian government may claim they took the initiative...

  • Right to life supersedes right to protest: SAPM Awan

    Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that the people's right to life supersedes the opposition's right to protest and the government will take action against the participants of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazal (JUI-F) march if the rights of people are jeopardised...

    JUI-F chief Fazlur Rehman has said the 'Azadi March' caravan would enter Islamabad on October 31 and...

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