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Gabriel Garcia Marquez stands outside his house on his 87th birthday in Mexico City in this March 6, 2014 file photo. Credit Reuters

Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies

He was Latin America's best-known and most beloved author and his books have sold in the tens of millions

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Safety In The Horizon?

Amid buyers’ dissatisfaction over Rana Plaza collapse over working environment, BGMEA President Atiqul Islam says most of the 700 factory buildings will be made safe by this year. Do you rely on his claim?


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  • Yes - 13%

  • No - 87%


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Barcelona's Neymar (R) controls the ball against Real Madrid's Daniel Carvajal during their King's Cup final soccer match at Mestalla stadium in Valencia April 16, 2014.
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Neymar ruled out for four weeks

Jordi Alba also sidelined for up to a month as Barca head for battered end of season

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Alliance to share workers wages

The group of apparel brands to pay half of two months’ wages if a RMG factory shuts for repairs

Ukraine separatists reject diplomatic deal to disarm

Armed pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine said on Friday they were not bound by an international deal ordering them to disarm and would not move out of public buildings they have seized until the Kiev government stepped down.

Cannes festival preview

It is one of the world's oldest film festivals and is marked by a much-watched red carpet