A380 engine failure: As the more than 400 passengers from the stricken plane arrived in Australia on new flights, investigators and Qantas officials said it was far too early to identify the cause of the problem.
Indonesian authorities say the Merapi volcano had nothing to do with Thursday's Qantas A380 engine emergency. But ash clouds from Indonesia and elsewhere have been a hazard to aviation before.
An Airbus A380 operated by Qantas blew out an engine shortly after taking off from Singapore Thursday in the most serious incident involving the world’s biggest jetliner since its launch in 2007.
Technicians examine the damaged engine of Qantas Airways Airbus A380 passenger plane QF32 after it was forced to make an emergency landing at Changi airport in Singapore on Nov. 4. The aircraft landed safely after experiencing engine trouble in one of the most serious incidents for the world's largest passenger plane in its three years of commercial flight. Australian officials said no one on board was injured.
Airbus A380 airliners have been grounded by the Australian airline after an engine blowout Thursday that prompted an emergency landing in Singapore with 459 people aboard.
A boy plays in front of his flooded house in downtown of Ha Tinh city, Ha Tinh province, Vietnam.
Even as Beijing raises pressure on Japan to release a detained fishing boat captain, it appears reluctant to exploit this weekend's anniversary of Japan's invasion of Manchuria in 1931 for political purposes.
His training program in Vietnam pulls poor youths off the streets and sends them into good jobs at hotels and restaurants.
A woman plays with an alpaca in a meadow at the Alpaca Land farm in Goeming, near Salzburg, Austria, on Friday. Eighty-seven alpacas live on the Austrian farm, forming the biggest flock in the nation.