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Gabriel Garcia Marquez obituary: 87 years of Magic!

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 09:22

There are only a few writers who can evoke such vehement emotions in you and leave you astound with wonder. Such is the case with Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Haitians sue United Nations over cholera epidemic

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 04:23

Nearly 1,500 Haitians filed a lawsuit seeking compensation from the United Nations for victims of a cholera outbreak that health officials say has killed more than 8,000 people and sickened over 600,000 in the impoverished Caribbean nation.

Scientists develop method to predict epidemics

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 20:20

A risk map using environmental and health data can predict epidemics, scientists say.

UN warns of surge in Haiti cholera deaths

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 12:08

A United Nations envoy warned Wednesday that cholera deaths in Haiti will surge and spread to other countries unless more funds are found to battle the epidemic.

`Cholera outbreak claims 74 lives in Nigeria`

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 09:22

As many as 74 people have died of cholera in Nigeria, the country`s health minister said Monday.

Shakira sends her dad a ‘Happy Birthday’ video

Last Updated: Friday, September 07, 2012, 13:03

Shakira Thursday released a video in which she sings together with her father a song from the original soundtrack of ‘Love in the Time of Cholera’, and which served as her congratulatory greeting to him on his 81st birthday.

Nepal: Cholera, floods claim 22 lives

Last Updated: Saturday, August 04, 2012, 21:42

At least 22 people were killed in different parts of Nepal over the past 48 hours due to the outbreak of cholera and flood.

Assam alert after cholera kills four

Last Updated: Friday, June 08, 2012, 23:13

Assam health authorities have sounded an alert after cholera, which has claimed four lives, took seven districts in its grip, officials said Friday.

UN force brought cholera to Haiti: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, June 30, 2011, 13:51

Cholera has killed over 5,500 people, sickened over 363,000 others since it was discovered in Oct.

Six die of cholera in Kerala

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 14:20

Six people have died of cholera while 56 have been hospitalised with diarrhoea in the tribal hamlets of Kerala`s hilly Wayanad district, a legislator said on Wednesday.

Venezuela cholera outbreak contained: Official

Last Updated: Monday, February 21, 2011, 08:42

Cholera infected 450 Venezuelans who attended wedding in Dominican Republic.

Haiti cholera death toll tops 4,000

Last Updated: Saturday, January 29, 2011, 16:00

Cholera has hit 10 Haitian provinces and has spread to Dominican Republic.