Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez stands outside his house on his 87th birthday in Mexico City in this March 6, 2014 file photo.

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Nobel winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez dead at 87

The mother (R) of Abdolah Hosseinzadeh, who was murdered in 2007, slaps Balal who killed her son during the execution ceremony in the northern city of Nowshahr on April 15, 2014 just before she removed the noose around his neck with the help of her husband, sparing the life of her son's convicted murderer.

Dramatic ‘punishment’

Grieving mother’s slap saves killer from gallows

Ghadeer Faisal Ebrahim Al Titi at the Iowna Speciality Clinic,
where she received treatment including surgery. She has
made an almost full recovery.

Miracle surgery

Palestinian burn victim smiles again

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A view from Air Traffic Control at Dubai International Airport in Dubai.

Airlines choose between DWC and Sharjah

Carriers will shift operations back to Dubai International once repairs are complete

<b>Hints of past glory</b> The Puento Romano with the Mezquita-Catedral of Cordova in the background.

When Islam shone its light on Europe

Under the Moors, Andalusia had all the marks of a modern society

The Mers coronavirus typically causes severe respiratory problems.

Know the risks: Official dispels Mers rumours

Fear-mongering on social media can be checked by awareness, health official says


Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature

‘Nearby Friends’ to use your smartphone’s GPS system to tell your Facebook friends you are nearby — provided they have the feature turned on as well

Chennai Super Kings players during the training session at the Zayed cricket stradium in Abu Dhabi.

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Follow all the action as Abu Dhabi's Shaikh Zayed Stadium hosts a double header of IPL matches

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