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    Iraq president transferred to Berlin after stroke

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    Iraqi President Jalal Talabani is now being treated in Germany after suffering a stroke. The 79-year-old was first admitted to hospital in Iraq on Monday night before being transferred to Berlin. Concerns over whether he'll be well enough to return to his post have led to warnings of a potentially messy succession battle.