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Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.

Updated 07 minutes, 49 seconds ago

Curious about Palestine, Israeli visitors return

After years of enforced separation, some Israeli visitors return to Palestinian towns

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:45pm EDT

Spate of Mideast virus infections raises concerns

New infections in Gulf, spread to Asia, raise concerns about efforts to contain MERS virus

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:38pm EDT

Romanian premier co-pilots US F-16 fighter jet

Romanian prime minister co-pilots F-16 fighter jet at the end of Romanian, US air exercises

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:16pm EDT

Street theater in Mexico City's rough Tepito area

Street theater shows visitors the human side of Mexico City's rough Tepito neighborhood

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:12pm EDT

Berlusconi: glad to help elderly as punishment

Ex-premier Berlusconi says he's happy court ordered him to aid elderly after fraud conviction

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:03pm EDT

Algerians trickle to polls in presidential vote

Algerians trickle into polls for presidential election expected to be won by ailing incumbent

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 11:54am EDT

Classmates celebrating 60th birthday among missing

Classmates celebrating 60th birthday with trip to SKorean island among missing in ship sinking

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 11:50am EDT

Gunmen attack Iraq military base, kill 10 soldiers

Militants launch attack on military base in northern Iraq, killing 10 soldiers, officials say

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 11:32am EDT

5 newspapers suspended in Ivory Coast

Newspaper editors in Ivory Coast denounce temporary ban on their publications

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 11:30am EDT

Ex-Senegalese president's son to face graft trial

Ex-Senegalese president's son to face graft trial over his multi-million dollar fortune

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 11:30am EDT

US senators support Moldova in EU bid

US senators say they will support Moldova financially and politically as it moves toward EU

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 11:00am EDT

Ukraine: More stringent border checks for Russians

Ukraine introduces "certain restrictions" on Russians crossing the border into Ukraine

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 10:46am EDT

Israel arrests Arab journalist over Lebanon visit

Israel detains Israeli Arab journalist for attending newspaper conference in Lebanon

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:40am EDT

Key things to know as Algeria votes for president

Key things to know as Algeria holds presidential election in which incumbent expected to win

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:10am EDT

NATO ups military presence amid Russian threat

NATO chief: alliance increases military presence on eastern border to counter Russian threat

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:16am EDT

West slams Russia 'fantasy narrative' on Ukraine

West slams Russia 'fantasy narrative' on Ukraine with release of human rights report

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:00am EDT

20 killed as Islamic extremists rampage in Nigeria

20 more killed in villages as Islamic extremists rampage in Nigeria with 4 attacks in 3 days

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 04:36am EDT

Robot sub makes first complete search for plane

Robot sub makes first complete search for missing Malaysian plane, but no clues uncovered

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 04:04am EDT

AP names Nigeria chief of bureau

AP names Michelle Faul as chief of bureau for Nigeria

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 02:28am EDT
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