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Renowned Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez is in 'very fragile' condition

His family's statement said that Gabo, as he is affectionately known, would continue recovering at home from a recent hospitalization.

Boston marks one-year anniversary of deadly marathon bombings

Church bells will toll at 2:49 p.m., the moment the first bomb exploded at the race's finish line on April 15 last year.

India's top court just recognized transgender people in landmark ruling

The court ruling also directed authorities to implement policies to improve the transgender community's socio-economic status.

This is bananas! UN warns of 'massive destruction' of the yellow fruit

There is no cure for the plant disease hitting banana crops, which particularly affects the Cavendish variety that accounts for 47 percent of world banana production.

A British city probes 'Operation Trojan Horse,' an alleged plot to run schools by Islamic principles

Concerns about how some of the 430 schools in the city were being run first emerged last year in a leaked anonymous letter.

Here’s how the world is funding its armies

April 14th is the Global Day of Action on Military Spending and the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has just released a bunch of new findings to help you understand why such a day is necessary.

Emerging economies ramped up military spending last year. Here's why

China, Russia and Saudi Arabia are among 23 countries around the world that have more than doubled their military expenditure since 2004, according to SIPRI.

Hundreds of students at a French school are giving DNA samples to help find a rapist

Mass testing of the kind is rare even if DNA-checking has become far more widely used since it emerged in the late 1990s.
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