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Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Colombian Nobel literary laureate, has died at 87

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:16pm EDT

Pistorius trial: Prosecutor chides defense witness

Chief prosecutor undermines defense expert at Oscar Pistorius murder trial

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:05pm EDT

Russian state media claim AP skews Putin coverage

Russian state news media complain about what they call skewed Putin coverage by AP

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 06:40pm EDT

Thugs with machetes attack Nigerian party congress

Machete-wielding thugs attack opposition party congress in Nigeria, dozens wounded

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 06:40pm EDT

Turkey increases spy agency's powers

Turkish parliament votes to increase spy agency's powers

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 06:39pm EDT

Pope washes feet of elderly, disabled in rite

Pope washes feet of women, non-Catholics in pre-Easter rite that in 2013 helped define papacy

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 06:27pm EDT

Croatia extradites ex-spy to Germany

Croatia extradites ex-spy to Germany over dissident's 1983 murder

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 06:25pm EDT

Putin's choice of words shed light on Ukraine

Putin's choice of words shed light on Russia's intentions in Ukraine

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 06:20pm 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, 06:19pm EDT

Jones, Godard, Cronenberg in competition at Cannes

Films by Godard, Cronenberg, Tommy Lee Jones among 18 vying for top Cannes prize in 2014

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:39pm EDT

Snowden questions Putin on surveillance policies

NSA leaker Snowden questions Putin on surveillance policies in televised Russian call-in show

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:36pm EDT

Kerry: Steps embraced to ease tensions in Ukraine

Sec'y of State Kerry says US, EU, Russia, Ukraine agree to de-escalate violence in Ukraine

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:35pm EDT

West Africa's Ebola outbreak has claimed 137 lives

Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa has claimed 137 lives, according to UN health agency

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:30pm EDT

Kenya sends 91 Somalis to Mogadishu amid crackdown

Kenya sends 91 Somalis to Mogadishu amid anti-terror crackdown in Somali communities

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:25pm EDT

US decries anti-Semitic leaflets in Ukraine

The U.S. is condemning instances of religious intolerance that are inflaming tensions in Ukraine.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:11pm EDT

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.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 04:30pm EDT

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
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