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Lawyer: Mladic Well After Surgery

Posted August 18th, 2011 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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HEAD: Lawyer: Former Bosnian Serb Army Chief Mladic Well After Surgery DATE: 08/18/11 NUMBER: 1271215 TYPE: CN )) The lawyer for former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic says his client is “well” after undergoing surgery in the Netherlands, where he is awaiting trial on war crimes charges. There are conflicting reports about the nature […]

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Australian Foreign Minister Faces August Heart Surgery

Posted July 20th, 2011 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd will undergo surgery next month to replace a weakened heart valve. Mr. Rudd made the announcement Wednesday in Brisbane, shortly before departing on a diplomatic mission to Indonesia and Africa. The foreign minister told reporters he will undergo the procedure around August 1 in either Brisbane or Sydney. Mr. Rudd […]

Venezuela’s President Recovers From Surgery in Cuba

Posted June 12th, 2011 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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Venezuelan officials say President Hugo Chavez is recovering satisfactorily after undergoing surgery in Cuba. Foreign Minister Nicolas Maduro says Mr. Chavez had an abscess removed from his pelvic area. Maduro says doctors discovered the abscess during the president’s routine medical check-up and he decided to immediately go ahead with Friday’s surgery. Officials say the 56-year-old […]

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Spain’s King Undergoes Successful Knee Surgery

Posted June 3rd, 2011 at 3:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Spanish King Juan Carlos has undergone successful knee replacement surgery that has prompted new concern about his overall health. Doctors say there were no complications as the 73-year-old king had his right knee replaced with an artificial joint. They say the surgery was performed to alleviate pain from old sports injuries, and he is expected […]

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