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Sole survivor in Kazakhstan's plane crash undergoes five surgeries

The only survivor in the AN-2 plane crash in Zhambyl Oblast, Kazakhstan, Asem Shayakhmetova has had five surgeries from on January 27-29, 2015.

Sole survivor in Kazakhstan's plane crash undergoes five surgeries
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Only 20% of infants with heart diseases get help in Kazakhstan

Only 20 percent of infants with heart diseases receive medical aid in Kazakhstan.

Only 20% of infants with heart diseases get help in Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan makes first brain tumor surgery

National Center for Neurosurgery in Astana has successfully remove a brain tumor located close to motor cortex - the first such surgery in Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan makes first brain tumor surgery
Surgeons remove 232 teeth from Indian teenager
Surgeons remove 232 teeth from Indian teenager

Surgeons in Mumbai have removed 232 teeth from the mouth of an Indian teenager in what they believe may be a world-record operation, the hospital said.

Surgeons remove 232 teeth from Indian teenager
Italian cruise ship hulk to rise from the waves
Italian cruise ship hulk to rise from the waves

An unprecedented operation to refloat the shipwrecked Costa Concordia was set to begin Monday in Italy, with salvage workers attempting to raise the rusty liner from its watery grave on the shores of a rugged Tuscan island.

Italian cruise ship hulk to rise from the waves
Kashagan oil field. ©REUTERS
Exxon may take over as Kashagan operator

Exxon Mobil, an American major multinational oil and gas corporation and world’s third largest company by revenue, may take over as Kashagan's new operator.

Exxon may take over as Kashagan operator
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Rare Australian conjoined twins die

Australian conjoined twins Hope and Faith, who shared a body and skull but had separate brains and identical faces, have died almost three weeks after they were born in Sydney, medical officials said.

Rare Australian conjoined twins die
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir. ©Reuters/Hamad I Mohammed
Sudan's Bashir has knee operation

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir underwent a knee operation on Sunday, his press secretary said, amid uncertainty over whether the leader will seek to extend his 25 years in power.

Sudan's Bashir has knee operation
Samsung Electronics chairman Lee Kun-Hee. ©Reuters/Lee Jae-Won
Samsung chief has emergency heart operation

The head of Samsung Group, South Korea's largest business empire, underwent an emergency operation Sunday after developing symptoms of heart failure, hospital officials said.

Samsung chief has emergency heart operation
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New operating company for Kashagan

Kashagan project in Kazakhstan may get a new operatoring company in the nearest future.

New operating company for Kashagan
Syria foreign minister has heart op in Beirut
Syria foreign minister has heart op in Beirut

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem, who led the regime's negotiating team at failed peace talks this year, underwent a successful heart operation in neighbouring Lebanon on Friday, Syrian television reported.

Syria foreign minister has heart op in Beirut
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US charges three more people in Silk Road website case

US authorities said Friday three more people were charged in connection with the operation of Silk Road, the online black market bazaar for drugs, hacker tools and other illicit goods.

US charges three more people in Silk Road website case
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British experts warn of rise in genital cosmetic surgery

British gynaecologists warned on Friday that increasing numbers of teenage girls and women are undergoing genital cosmetic surgery, driven in part by unrealistic images of how they should look based on pornography.

British experts warn of rise in genital cosmetic surgery
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Baby born to brain dead mother in Hungary

A healthy baby boy was born in eastern Hungary after his brain dead mother was kept alive for about three months to bring him to term, a hospital said Wednesday.

Baby born to brain dead mother in Hungary
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US woman's pre-mastectomy dance video goes viral

A video showing a US woman leading a dance party in an operating theater just before undergoing a double mastectomy has gone viral online.

US woman's pre-mastectomy dance video goes viral
Abu Anas al-Libi. Photo courtesy of presstv.ir
US military interrogating wanted Al-Qaeda suspect

The US military was holding and secretly interrogating an alleged Al-Qaeda operative Monday, after weekend raids on Libya and Somalia which also targeted an elusive Islamist Shebab commander.

US military interrogating wanted Al-Qaeda suspect
US vows 'relentless' terror fight after Somalia, Libya raids
US vows 'relentless' terror fight after Somalia, Libya raids

The United States pledged Sunday to keep "relentless pressure" on terror groups following the daring capture of an Al-Qaeda operative in Libya and the storming of a Shebab stronghold in Somalia.

US vows 'relentless' terror fight after Somalia, Libya raids
Naked protest as Spanish king undergoes hip operation
Naked protest as Spanish king undergoes hip operation

Spain's King Juan Carlos underwent a hip-replacement operation Tuesday, his eighth operation in just three years, but this time with the spectacle of a naked protester outside his Madrid hospital.

Naked protest as Spanish king undergoes hip operation
Solomons peacekeeping force pulls back after 10 years
Solomons peacekeeping force pulls back after 10 years

The largest military operation in the Pacific since World War II wound up in the Solomon Islands on Wednesday after a decade working to end deep-seated ethnic violence in the poverty-stricken nation.

Solomons peacekeeping force pulls back after 10 years
Who shot Bin Laden? Media feud among Navy SEALs
Who shot Bin Laden? Media feud among Navy SEALs

A new version of the events surrounding the killing of Osama bin Laden was unveiled Wednesday sharply contradicting earlier claims by a Navy SEAL who said he pulled the trigger.

Who shot Bin Laden? Media feud among Navy SEALs