China jails six 'cult' members in continuing crackdown

China has jailed six members of a fringe religious group known as "Almighty God" for up to five years for promoting their faith, state-media reported Saturday.

Talks to ease Northern Ireland tensions break down

Marathon talks between the leaders of Northern Ireland`s Catholic and Protestant communities broke down without agreement to ease tensions.

Police arrest 27 after Belfast riots

The rioting followed a protest march held to coincide with marches by the Protestant Orange orders.

Vatican appoints Protestant as scientific body`s head

Nobel laureate Werner Arber will head the Vatican`s scientific academy.