Violence spirals in Myanmar town
Mobs set fire to Muslim homes and mosques in
frenzied sectarian rioting in a town in central Myanmar, leaving at
least 20 people dead and more than 6,000 homeless amid growing fears
that the latest bout of Muslim-Buddhist bloodshed could spread.
Syria rebels to address Arab summit but await seat
Syrian opposition leaders are to address an
annual summit of the Arab League for the first time in Qatar on
Tuesday, but the bloc's members remain divided over whether to give
them Damascus's vacant seat.
Ancient feathered birds may have sported four wings
Some of the earliest birds hailing from the age
of the dinosaurs may have sported four flying limbs, a team of
Chinese researchers says. If so, 11 fossils from the lower
Cretaceous period, about 120 million years ago, could represent a
missing link in the development of modern birds, according to a new
paper released by the journal Science.