SEOUL, July 11: North Korea said Monday it will end a diplomatic communication channel with the United States and hinted at harsher punishment for Americans detained in the country in retaliation for U.S. sanctions that target leader Kim Jong Un.

Gunfire shatters uneasy calm in South Sudan capital

Published On: July 10, 2016 02:21 PM NPT By: Associated Press

NAIROBI, (Kenya), July 10: A burst of heavy gunfire has been heard in South Sudan's capital, Juba, shattering a precarious calm that had settled here after more than 100 people died in fighting Friday night

PAMPLONA, (Spain), July 10: Medical officials in Spain say there have been three head injuries but no gorings on the fourth day of the running of the bulls at Pamplona's San Fermin festival.

SYDNEY, July 10: Australia's opposition leader conceded defeat on Sunday in a chaotic national election that has left Australia in a state of political paralysis for more than a week, while officials scramble to sort out who, if anyone, actually won the tight race.

NEW DELHI, July 10: A South Indian rapper is targeting Dow Chemical with rhymes — demanding the U.S. company pay more in victims' compensation and environmental damages stemming from a horrific chemical gas leak that killed thousands of people and sickened countless others.

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico, July 10: A series of attacks by gunmen in the capital of the Mexican state of Tamaulipas left 15 people dead, including 11 members of one family who were shot while still in their beds, officials said Saturday.

Longest math proof would take 10 billion years to read

Published On: July 9, 2016 06:19 PM NPT By: Agencies

PARIS, France: An Anglo-American trio presented the prize-winning solution to a 35-year old maths problem on Friday, but verifying it may be a problem in itself: reading it would take 10 billion years.

Indian troops kill top rebel in Kashmir

Published On: July 9, 2016 09:35 AM NPT By: Associated Press

SRINAGAR, (India), Indian government forces killed the top rebel commander in their part of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, officials said, describing it as a major success against separatists.

BAGHDAD, July 8: The death toll from an attack on a Shiite shrine north of Baghdad has risen to 37 overnight, with 62 people wounded, Iraqi officials said Friday.

JOHANNESBURG, July 8: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in South Africa today on the latest stop of a four-nation Africa tour to raise his country's economic profile on the continent.