Emissions of carbon dioxide from fossil fuel burning, the main culprit in global warming, have increased three times faster in recent years than they did in the 1990s, international climate researchers reported today.
Wednesday, May 23, 2007
BAGHDAD (AP) - A car bomb exploded Tuesday at an outdoor market in a Shiite area of Baghdad, killing 25 people and wounding at least 60 - the deadliest in a string of attacks that stoked sectarian tension in and around the capital.
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Al-Qaida's No. 2 leader, Ayman al-Zawahri, presented an eulogy for a slain Afghan Taliban commander in a new audiotape released on Tuesday, according to a transcript issued by a U.S. group that monitors militant messages.
Thursday, May 10, 2007
A massive star around 150 times the size of the Sun has exploded in what is the brightest supernova ever seen, Nasa scientists have said. Supernovae occur when huge, mature stars effectively run out of fuel and collapse in on themselves. But scientists believe this one was obliterated in an explosion which blasted all its material into space.