Asiana Airlines

Japanese plane evacuated after smoke fills cabin

Minutes after the aircraft's doors had been closed, 137 passengers who had boarded Flight 809 -- scheduled to depart from Narita airport to Hong Kong -- had to be evacuated, Xinhua news agency reported. May 21, 2018
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro launched new Venezuelan cryptocurrency

Venezuela's Maduro wins presidential vote: election board

The election board said that the turnout for the latest poll was about 46.1 percent, way down from 80 percent registered at the last presidential vote in 2013. This was due to a boycott by Venezuela's mainstream opposition. May 21, 2018

A Noah's Ark of animals rescued from Hawaii lava

The animal-friendly Red Cross shelter in Pahoa, a town about 25 miles (40 km) east of the volcano, has about 100 dogs and 30 cats, along with bunnies, birds and pigs, said Burgandy Singleton, a Hawaii Island Humane Society volunteer. May 20, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Modi faces revived opposition after setback in Karnataka

A coalition of Congress and a regional group said on Sunday they will establish a government in Karnataka state next week, after Modi's BJP failed to prove its majority despite bagging more seats than any other party in a closely-fought election. May 20, 2018