Iraqi president suffers stroke

The Iraqi President Jalal Talabani is in a "stable but critical condition" after suffering a stroke, according to government sources. He is being treated in hospital.

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Iraqi President Jalal Talabani in 'critical condition'

The Iraqi president Jalal Talibani is in a "critical but stable condition" after suffering a stroke, according to three government sources.

"He was transferred to hospital late last night after suffering a stroke," the Associated Press cited a senior Kurdish official as saying.

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