New electrons can lead to better computing

Electrons that break the rules and move perpendicular to the applied electric field could be the key to delivering next generation, low-energy computers, scientists say.

Pope Francis urges Korean reconciliation, reaches out to China

Pope Francis on Monday called for peace and reconciliation on the divided Korean peninsula and sent a further message of goodwill to China, wrapping-up a five day trip to South Korea and the first papal visit to Asia in 15 years.

Mass arrests in Pakistan after gunmen shoot at plane

Pakistani police Wednesday arrested hundreds of people after gunmen opened fire on a passenger plane during its landing approach, as fighter jets hit militant targets in the latest round of an anti-Taliban offensive.

Israeli and Palestinian presidents to meet at Vatican on June 8

Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will meet at the Vatican and pray for peace together at an unprecedented gathering on June 8, the Vatican said on Thursday.

Historic mass in Turkish-held north Cyprus `like a miracle

With a nighttime procession lit by the glimmer of devotional candles and the flash of smartphone cameras, a church in Turkish-held northern Cyprus hosted its first Easter mass in nearly 60 years.

Pope Francis draws 3 million to Mass as Brazil trip closes

The pope`s trip, which ended yesterday, was hailed as a success by the Vatican, pilgrims and everyday Brazilians alike.

Mass for inauguration of Pope Francis on March 19

The Mass for the inauguration of new Pope Francis will be held March 19, Vatican spokesman Rev. Federico Lombardi said.

Pope Benedict XVI hints at infighting within Vatican

Two days after announcing his resignation, Pope Benedict XVI on Wednesday attended his last Mass in St. Peter`s Basilica in Rome.

Suicide car bombing kills 15 in Nigerian church

At least 15 people were killed and 85 others injured when a suicide car bomber rammed his explosive laden vehicle into a Catholic church holding Mass in a northern Nigerian city.

Karakoram glaciers bucking global warming trend and ‘putting on mass’

Some glaciers on Asia’s Karakoram mountains, which is home to K2, are defying the global trend and getting thicker, a new study has claimed.

Thousands attend mass for John Paul II

The pope had said it was Our Lady of Fatima who saved his life in 1981.

Pope warns Catholics against `fear of the other`

Europe has been mired in controversy over arrival of refugees from N Africa.

Pope celebrates Mass for 300,000 in Venice

The pope is celebrating an open-air Mass for 300,000 faithful in Venice.

Syrian troops mass around coastal city: Residents

Even as Army said it was pulling out of Daraa, troops deployed elsewhere.

More `mass caesarians` in Kerala

More `mass caesarian`
cases have surfaced in a government hospital in Kerala with 16
c-sections being performed in three days in Kollam district,
allegedly to suit holiday plans of an anaesthetist.

Technology can`t replace God: Pope on Palm Sunday

The ceremony opens heavy schedule of Holy Week public ceremonies for pontiff.

Bomb hits Egypt church at New Year`s Mass, 21 dead

After the blast, enraged Christians emerging from church stormed a mosque.

Pope meets with sex abuse victims; tells UK he`s sorry, ashamed

Pope Benedict XVI met with five people who were molested by priests.

East Antarctic ice sheet losing mass from last 3 years

An analysis of data from a gravity-measuring satellite mission has determined that the East Antarctic ice sheet has been losing mass for the last three years.

Pope wraps up Czech trip with Mass near Prague

Pope Benedict XVI on Monday held up the Czech Republic`s martyred patron saint as a model for leaders, saying the world needs God-fearing people prepared to follow the ethical principles of Christianity.