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Iraq president's health improving, can now talk: doctor

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi President Jalal Talabani is now able to talk, his doctor said, adding he was hopeful the Kurdish statesman would soon be fit to return to Iraq from Germany, where he has been receiving medical treatment for a stroke.Full story

Ailing Iraq president arrives in Germany for treatment

BAGHDAD/BERLIN (Reuters) - Iraqi President Jalal Talabani has arrived in Germany for medical treatment, the German government confirmed on Thursday, after he suffered a stroke earlier in the week. Full story

Iraqi President Talabani's condition improving after stroke

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi President Jalal Talabani's health condition was improving on Wednesday and he has responded well to treatment in a Baghdad hospital after suffering a stroke, his medical team coordinator said. Full story

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