Yugoslavia's former first lady dies

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Jovanka Broz, who fought with Yugoslavia's
anti-Nazi resistance movement during World War II, then married the country's
communist dictator, Josip Broz Tito, died on Sunday. She was 89.
Broz, who was Tito's wife for nearly 30 years, died of heart failure at
Belgrade's emergency hospital, where she had been receiving care since late
August, said Zlatibor Loncar, its director.
``With Broz's death, we are left without one of the last most reliable
witnesses of our former country's history,'' Prime Minister Ivica Dacic of
Serbia said in a message of condolence.
Tito, who led the Partisan communist guerrilla group that fought the Nazi
occupiers of Yugoslavia during the Second World War, took power in the nation
after the conflict.

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