Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, author of ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’, dies at 87

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and longing brought Latin America to life for millions of readers and put magical realism on the literary map, passed away yesterday. He was 87. A prolific writer who started out as a newspaper reporter, Garcia Marquez's masterpiece was "One Hundred... Read More

Afghan children learn to read the Quran at a mosque on the outskirts of Jalalabad on Wednesday. – AFP, April 18, 2014

Afghan children learn to read the Quran at a mosque on the outskirts of Jalalabad on Wednesday. – AFP, April 18, 2014

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