Soviets discover bones of
The Michigan Daily -Sunday, April 7, 1985- Page 3
6 MOSCOW (UPI) - Soviet scientists
said yesterday they had discovered the
bones of a Neanderthal man in southern
:Siberia, sharply expanding the area
:believed inhabited by the craggy-Nen
browed predecessor of modern man.
k"The notion that Siberia was
Spopulated by men of a modern Jflr
physiological type who came from
other regions of the world has been
convincingly refuted," scientist A.
erevyanko told the official Tass news Neanderthal man hav
agency' nArc n h id
"IT CAN NOW be affirmed that in Africa and the Midd
thinking man evolved in Siberia as Although his popula
well " said Derevyanko, director of the a primitive brute the
Institute of History, Philology and heavy-boned skull wh
Philosophy of the Siberian branch of the larger than teskull
U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences. large
The report, calling the discovery a average.
"world class find," said the bones of Neanderthals are kn
Neanderthal man and animals that he fire, some sort of lan
was probably hunting were found in a ticed burial rituals.
small cave in the Gorny Altai region,
more than 2,000 miles east of Moscow. THE FATE OF the
Neanderthal man, named for the site has been a subject of
of the original discovery in Germany with some believing_
more than a century ago, is best known after disappearing!
from the caves of Europe. He is classed others saying he died
as a subspecies of modern man. vance of modern men
r BONES attributed to varieties of weapons.
ferthal may have
ited to America
e also been found
r image is that of
e brain inside the
s actually slightly
mown to have used
nguage and prac-
he evolved long
in Europe, but
out before the ad-
with much better
The Siberain discovery indicates a
much wider distribution for the craggy-
browed Neanderthal than previously
known, also placing him on the route
toward the land bridge that then joined
Asia and America.
Derevyanko apparently believes
Neanderthal man was evolving in
Siberia into modern man, rather that
previous theories that the region was
unpopulated until modern man arrived
fully developed from other areas of
Europe and Asia.
"The last link in a chain of
discoveries, which allowed us to come
to such an important conclusion, was a
find in the Altai cave and traces of life
of a Neanderthal man who lived there
40,000-45,000 years ago," Derevyanko
The U-Club will present "Dinner & the Movies" today with Monty Python's
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South Africa black actor John Kani leads the funeral procession for his brother, Xollie Kani, yesterday in Zwide Twp.
near Port Elizabeth. His brother was killed during violence with police. Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets during
clashes which erupted with some of the 15,000 mourners during and after the procession and burial.
NAIROBI, Kenya (UPI) - Sudan
military coup was triggered yesterda
by weeklong public protests and,
paralyzing general strike in Khartou
against new price increases planned b
President Jaafar Numeiry.
But more than deterioratin
economic conditions in Africa's large
country may have played a role in th
overthrow of Numeiry, whos
popularity has been dwingling for mo
NUMEIRY - who previous coup a
tempts in his 16-year rule of the bitter
divided Moslem and Christian nation-
recently took his first, hesitant ste
toward softening the country's hars
legal and political system.
He ordered the arrest last month of 12
members of the "Mosle
Brotherhood," an influential Islam
sect that included some of his close
advisers. The arrests were widely see
as Numeiry's attempt at slowing dow
Sudan's headlong dash toward Islam
Many members of the sect had bee
instrumental in Sudan's adoption la
year of the Islamic Sharia law, in whit
penalties range from floggings to an
putations of limbs for such "crimes"a
possession of alcohol or adultery.
SUDAN'S adoptions of the Sharia
September 1983 was widely criticiz
and triggered discontent within th
's country, particularly in the taken", the diplomat s
y predominently Christian south, where It was not immedia
a rebels are fighting government troops. new military govern
m Numiery recently made several at- civilian government
by temps at reconciliation with the months - will be pr
ig The Sudanese People's Liberation
st Army, the main guerrilla movement in..
he the south, did not respond to Numiery's M ilita
se overtures and continued its attacks on
n- many troops and installations.
MEANWHILE, the drought-stricken *
ly teetering under the weight of hundreds
- of thousands of Ethiopian refugees who
ep fled into Sudan to escape the famine in (Continued from1
sh their own country. vassador in Nairobi, t
In addition, the United States froze International that al
20 $194 million in U.S. aid to Sudan, ap- career military man
m parently for failing to adopt an believe the army shou
ic austerity program to help pay back politics.
st some of the $130 million it owes the In- "He is strictly a m
en ternational Monetary Fund. think he has intervene
wn Numiery later relented and accepted military out of politics
ic an IMF program (and some U.S. funds) S , b
for the rehabilitation of Sudan's shat- Sudan's dambassa
en tered economy that includedprice in- coup in Sudan asa
st creases of up to 60 percent for Sudanese "without political iin
ch consumers - price increases that led to may soon return
m- Numeiry's downfall. to civilian rule.
as "There was a strike in the country by Sudan's defense m
civilians demanding the resignation of Swar Al-Dahab, took
in the president, for a week or so. I think government and imp
ed that the strike prompted the army of- yesterday while Pi
he ficers to take the steps they have
Sudan 's coup
tely known if the
nment - or the
promised in six
o-Western or it it
will turn toward Moscow or neigh-
boring Libya. It was also uncertain
whether the country would abandon
try seizes power
told United Press
-Dahab, 50, is a
"who does not
ild get involved in
ilitary man and I
ed only to take the
," Ayub added.
dor to Kenya,
the leader of the
a military man
k control of the
osed martial law
Numeiry was in Egypt.
The dipl6mat said Al-Dahab, in his
early 50s, graduated from Sudan's
military academy in 1956.
- "I don't think he has any political am-
bitions, he is very much an apolitical
person:without political inclinations,"
he said. "He is a military man who does
not believe the army should get in-
volved in plolitics.
"He (Al-Dahab) said the army was
intervening for an interim period and
although he did not specify the length of
that period, ' don't think it will be
long," Ayub said.
"There was a strike in the country by
civilians demanding the resignation of
the president, for a week or so. I think
that the strike prompted the army of-
ficers to take the steps they have taken.
protest U.S. missiles
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STUTTGART, West Germany (UPI)
- Organizers said about 52,000 people
in more than 120 German towns yester-
day protested U.S. nuclear missiles, but
a West German official dismissed them
as communist-inspired demon-
It was the second of four straight
days of traditional Easter protests ex-
pected to culminate with* huge peace
rallies outside U.S. bases today and
IN AN interview with South German
radio, Interior Minister Friedrich
Zimmerman said communists were
playing a major role in the ,demon-
"Never before were the themes, the
leadership and the organization of the
Easter marches so clearly communist
as this year," he said.
Typical of the demonstrations was a
protest attended by about 200 people in
the Stuttgart satellite town of Kor-
Demonstrators waving banners that
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Emergency Room. He was checked
there and is now being evaluated at the
Ypsilanti Regional Psychiatric
Hospital. Spokespersons for the two
said "Amis (Americans) out" and
"Jobs instead of rockets" gathered in
the main plaza, many with backpacks
stuffed with homemade rockets sym-
bolizing the atomic demolition mines
with which U.S. units in West Germany
are reportedly equipped.
A succession of speakers denounced
the arms buildup both in the EAst and
The LSA Student Government has
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