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Venezuela’s Chavez denies health problems

President Hugo Chavez appeared before journalists to deny reports his health had taken a turn for the worse, saying he was “doing well” as he recovers from cancer treatment. The Venezuelan president showed up at the Miraflores presidential palace wearing a baseball cap and glove, tossing a ball as he commented about his health…

Egypt’s Pres. Mubarak to return to court

CAIRO (Reuters) – Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak returns to court Monday to face charges of killing protesters, in a hearing that could decide if the head of the ruling military council will take the stand as a witness. Defense lawyers say that any testimony by Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein…

Lockerbie bomber attends pro-Gaddafi meeting

Ailing Libyan agent Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi, convicted for life over the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, made his first public appearance in nearly two years at a meeting in support of strongman Moamer Kadhafi. Megrahi, 59, who has terminal cancer, was released from a Scottish jail on compassionate grounds in August…

Necropsy indicates Knut the polar bear had brain damage

BERLIN (AFP) – Berlin’s superstar polar bear Knut, who died suddenly over the weekend aged just four, likely fell victim to undiagnosed brain damage, his zoo said Tuesday. Berlin Zoo said in a statement that a preliminary necropsy conducted Monday revealed “significant changes to the brain, which could be seen…

Polar bear Knut’s autopsy begins in Berlin

BERLIN – Vets began Monday an autopsy on Berlin Zoo’s superstar polar bear Knut after his untimely and unexplained death aged just four, as fans left flowers, candles and poignant messages at his former home. However, it remained unclear when the results from the examination of Knut, who was found…

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