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US moves toward strike, UN experts leave Syria

CAIRO: The US Saturday moved closer to military intervention in Syria with President Barack Obama saying he was considering a “limited, narrow” strike with “no boots on the ground” even as UN experts probing the alleged use of chemical weapons left the war-torn country.

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4 killed, 10 injured in 5.9 magnitude quake in China

BEIJING: Four people were killed and 10 others injured Saturday after an earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale struck southwest China.
The quake hit the border area of Shangri-La and Deqen counties in Yunnan Province and Derong County in Sichuan Province at 08:04 a.m. (local time), according to the China Earthquake Network Centre.

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