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  • 05/12/2011 | Argentina

    Injured police officer dies after surgery

    A police officer died after being shot in the head during a shootout that started after he tried to stop three robbers that were trying to escape in a vehicle in the City neighbourhood of Flores.

  • 02/01/2012 | Argentina

    CFK returns to BA, readies for surgery

    After spending New Year’s Eve with her family, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner returned to Buenos Aires at midday from El Calafate, in the Santa Cruz province, and is scheduled to begin preparations for her surgery.

  • 07/01/2012 | Argentina

    CFK 'never had cancer,' discharged from hospital

    Presidential spokesman Scoccimarro announced this morning that President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's "medical tests have ruled out the presence of cancerous cells in her thyroid glands." Within moments of being given the all clear, the Head of State was discharged from hospital and taken to Olivos where she will continue her recovery.

  • 10/01/2012 | Argentina

    Kidney removed from ex Senator Pampuro

    Former president of the Senate, and current Vice President of Banco Provincia de Buenos Aires, José Pampuro, underwent a kidney removal surgery after suffering from severe back pains.

  • 11/02/2012 | Argentina

    Boudou recovers after undergoing surgery

    Vice-president Amado Boudou was recovering today, after undergoing surgery to treat his sleep apnea condition. The operation was performed in the Mater Dei clinic in the City neighbourhood of Palermo by surgeon Dr Jorge Schwartzman.


  • 08/01/2013 | Argentina

    Government confirms CFK will visit Chávez in Cuba

    The national government confirmed today that Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will travel to Cuba this week, where she will likely visit Hugo Chávez, although she is also expected to take part in a ‘virtual assumption’ ceremony for the leader in Caracas on Thursday.

  • 08/10/2013 | Argentina

    Presidential spokesman confirms surgery 'satisfactory,' CFK recovers 'favourably'

    Presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro addressed the press and pro-government supporters outside the Fundación Favaloro to confirm the surgery has been “satisfactory” and that President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is “recovering favorably”.

  • 08/10/2013 | Argentina

    Scioli renews union calls facing CFK health condition

    During a government rally in the Buenos Aires province locality of San Martín, governor Daniel Scioli confirmed the president’s surgery had ended and hoped for Ms. Kirchner’s recovery. “Argentineans must be united,” Scioli pledged for.

  • 08/10/2013 | Argentina

    Boudou to inaugurate bridge in Córdoba

    On his second day in charge of the Executive and while President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is recovering from a brain surgery, Vice-President Amado Boudou is scheduled to fly this afternoon to the province of Córdoba to inaugurate a bridge which connects the cities of Villa María and Villa Nueva.

  • 09/10/2013 | Argentina

    Abal Medina says President's team 'solid' to run the country

    Cabinet Chief Juan Manuel Abal Medina guaranteed today there will be no political or institutional crisis due to Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s health condition. “The president’ team is solid and working with no difficulty,” the official assured.

  • 09/10/2013 | Argentina

    CFK 'will continue to govern us,' Bonafini

    Mothers of Plaza de Mayo head Hebe de Bonafini showed up at the Fundación Favaloro clinic in the Buenos Aires city neighborhood of San Cristobal where President Crsitina Fernández de Kirchner recovers from surgery and stated CFK “is very good, she will continue to govern us.”

  • 09/10/2013 | Argentina

    Conti affirms Máximo Kirchner 'has always had his say'

    The son of late Néstor Kirchner and President Cristina Fernández has "common sense, criteria and humility" and is "very smart," Kirchnerite MP Diana Conti assured and went on to say Máximo Kirchner “has always had a say” in government decisions.

  • 10/10/2013 | Argentina

    CFK spends 4th day in hospital, 'improves favourably'

    As President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner remained hospitalized at the Fundación Favaloro clinic, presidential spokesman, today revealed the third medical report regarding the president's health since she was operated on and specified "Cristina improves favourably" and "controls were satisfactory."

  • 11/10/2013 | Argentina

    CFK on 'favourable' recovery, discharge 'to be decided by doctors'

    Cristina Fernández de Kirchner continues hospitalized showing “favourable" conditions, presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro announced saying that CFK appreciated all "shows" of affection she has received hoping for her quick health recovery.

  • 12/10/2013 | Argentina

    CFK 'in full recovery' in 5-day postoperative period

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is in "very good spiritis" and "in full recovery" following the surgery she underwent on Tuesday to have a blood cot removed, presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro said and added the 60-year old leader was already "flicking through books."

  • 23/10/2013 | Argentina

    Obama sends letter to CFK, wishes her a swift recovery

    The president of the United States Barack Obama sent a letter to Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner which was unveiled today by the Public Communications Secretariat.

  • 23/10/2013 | Argentina

    CFK leaves Favaloro after routine tests: 'The president is doing well'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner tonight left the Fundación Favaloro clinic after undergoing routine checks on her recovery following surgery, with spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro informing that the head of state "is doing very well".

  • 01/11/2013 | Argentina

    CFK's new medical report to be released this afternoon

    According to a local news agency citing government sources, a new medical report regarding the health situation of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will be released this afternoon.

  • 05/11/2013 | Argentina

    Carlotto: A month since surgery, CFK could return on 'November 9, 10'

    On Thursday 7 it will be a month since President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was forced to undergo surgery to have a blood clot removed with latest medical reports indicating time for the head of state to return to office might be coming soon. Human rights leader Estela de Carlotto said that time could be "November 9 or 10."

  • 08/11/2013 | Argentina

    CFK marked 30-day medical leave, new tests to be performed

    It’s been a month since President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was forced to call off all official activities after she was diagnosed with a brain subdural hematoma and undergo surgery at the Fundación Favaloro clinic.

  • 09/11/2013 | Argentina

    San Juan governor Gioja undergoes surgery

    San Juan Governor José Luis Gioja underwent surgery today after suffering an infection in the abdominal area.

  • 14/11/2013 | Argentina

    'CFK to fully resume duties on Monday,' Abal Medina says

    Cabinet chief Juan Manuel Abal Medina confirmed today that President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will “fully” resume duties on Monday. There are “great expectations” among government members about CFK’s comeback, the official affirmed.

  • 18/11/2013 | Argentina

    CFK returns to work, meets with gov't officials

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has resumed official duties after more than a month away from the executive, and today will meet with colleagues in the presidential residence located in Olivos.

  • 06/01/2014 | Argentina

    CFK works 'everyday,' continues to 'instruct' government

    Cabinet chief has responded to opposition voices that have criticised President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner who remains in the Southern city of El Calafate. “A President is a human being who deserves to rest, she is in a process of health recovery,” Jorge Capitanich told reporters at the government house and affirmed CFK “works everyday,” “abiding by her presidential responsibilities.”

  • 07/01/2014 | Argentina

    CFK resumes official activities at Olivos presidential residency

    After spending Christmas and New Year celebrations in the Southern City of El Calafate, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner returned to the Argentine capital Buenos Aires resuming official activities today at the Olivos presidential residency. CFK is expected to show up publicly on Wednesday.

  • 16/06/2016 | World

    UK lawmaker shot dead, EU Brexit campaigns suspended

    A British member of parliament was shot dead in the street on Thursday, causing deep shock across Britain and the suspension of campaigning for next week's referendum on the country's EU membership.

  • 06/08/2013 | World

    Ex-US President George W. Bush has stent for blocked heart artery

    Former US President George W. Bush underwent successful surgery today at a Dallas hospital to place a stent in a blocked heart artery, a spokesman said.

  • 20/09/2013 | World

    Spain's king will have hip surgery for a third time

    Spain's King Juan Carlos will have hip surgery for a third time, the royal palace said reviving speculation the ailing monarch may be close to abdicating.

  • 19/09/2014 | World

    Zoo, museum visits for illegal immigrants in NY

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio offered free access to some of his city's famed cultural destinations this week in a bid to coax illegal immigrants to join an identification card program aimed at helping them do ordinary things like sign a rental lease.

  • 01/10/2014 | World

    Kim Jong-Un reappears after ankle surgery reportedly for wearing heels

    The mistery of North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un failure to appear in public in over a month has come to an end, after local State TV, in a rare admission, acknowledged its leader was ill and showed footage of him limping.

  • 06/01/2013 | World

    Mandela recovers from surgery, lung infection

    Former South African President Nelson Mandela has recovered from a lung infection and surgery to remove gallstones that kept him in hospital for nearly three weeks, the government said.

  • 26/12/2012 | World

    Mandela discharged from hospital

    Former South African President Nelson Mandela has been discharged from hospital, ending a nearly three-week stay during which he was treated for a lung infection and had surgery to remove gallstones, the government said today.

  • 18/01/2012 | World

    Obama meets Argüello, expresses 'joy' for CFK's recovery

    Argentina’s Ambassador in United States Jorge Argüello delivered his credential letters to President Barack Obama, who expressed his “joy” for the positive results of his counterpart Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s surgery.

  • 14/04/2012 | World

    Spanish king has hip replacement surgery after fall

    Spain's King Juan Carlos I underwent hip replacement surgery in Madrid today after breaking his right hip in a fall during a private trip to Botswana, the Royal Household said.

  • 08/08/2012 | World

    Armstrong, first man on the moon, recovering from heart surgery

    Former astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first human to set foot on the moon, is recovering from heart-bypass surgery, NASA said. 

  • 09/01/2012 | World

    Clinton calls CFK, says 'relieved' after surgery result

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner to communicate her “relief” after the result of the positive result of the surgical intervention she underwent last week due to the presence of nodules in the thyroid glands.

  • 20/10/2011 | World

    Jobs refused early surgery for cancer - biographer

    Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs refused potentially life-saving cancer surgery for nine months, shrugging off protests from his family and opting instead for alternative medicine, according to the tech visionary's biographer.

  • 02/10/2012 | Latin America

    Colombia's Santos to spend 2-3 days in hospital after cancer surgery

    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos will spend two or three days in the hospital after surgery for non-aggressive prostate cancer, his doctor said, a day before the 61-year-old was scheduled for the operation.

  • 04/10/2012 | Latin America

    Colombian president says doing well after cancer surgery

    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos made his first public appearance after prostate cancer surgery and said he was fine and working from his hospital room.

  • 05/10/2012 | Latin America

    Colombian president to leave hospital on Saturday

    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos will be released from the hospital on Saturday following surgery for prostate cancer that has not spread beyond the gland, his medical team said.

  • 22/02/2012 | Latin America

    Chávez surgery rocks Venezuela ahead of election

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez's imminent departure for more cancer surgery in Cuba has thrown his re-election campaign into uncertainty and once again shaken the socialist leader's passionate supporters.

  • 23/02/2012 | Latin America

    Chávez goes to Cuba on Friday for cancer surgery

    Venezuela's ailing socialist leader, Hugo Chávez, will fly to Cuba on Friday for an unknown period to undergo new cancer surgery that has shaken the South American nation before an October presidential election.

  • 16/03/2012 | Latin America

    Chávez returns to Venezuela from Cuba after surgery

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez flew home after cancer surgery in Cuba that will require him to have radiation therapy ahead of October's re-election bid.

  • 01/01/2013 | Latin America

    Venezuelan VP says Chávez 'absolutely aware of his situation'

    Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolás Maduro stated during an interview that President Hugo Chávez is "aware of the complex situation he is going through," and blasted the press over the rumours about of his condition.

  • 13/12/2012 | Latin America

    Chavez's condition improves after suffering complication from surgery

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez suffered bleeding as a result of a six-hour operation in Cuba meant to treat a third bout of cancer, the government said.

  • 14/12/2012 | Latin America

    Venezuela's Chávez in satisfactory condition

    Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez is recovering "satisfactorily" from his cancer surgery in Cuba although the process remains slow, Information Minister Ernesto Villegas said today.

  • 15/12/2012 | Latin America

    Chávez has 'full intellectual capacity' after surgery

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez has recovered "full intellectual capacity" after a six-hour cancer operation in Cuba this week, an official said today, but offered few details on the socialist firebrand's physical condition.

  • 12/01/2013 | Latin America

    Venezuela's Hugo Chavez not in coma, brother says

    Venezuela's cancer-stricken president, Hugo Chavez, is recovering in Cuba and is not in a coma as some have rumored a month after surgery, his brother, Adan Chavez, said after a visit to Havana.

  • 26/01/2013 | Latin America

    Venezuela's Chavez overcomes infection, still having treatment

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has overcome a respiratory infection, but is still being treated for breathing problems after cancer surgery in Cuba last month, a government minister said today.

  • 28/01/2013 | Sports

    Celtics' Rondo out rest of season with torn ACL

    Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo needs surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament and is expected to miss the rest of the National Basketball Association (NBA) season, the struggling team said.

  • 17/12/2011 | Sports

    Celtics' Green to undergo season-ending surgery

    Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green will undergo surgery for an aortic aneurysm next month and miss the 2011-12 season, the National Basketball Association (NBA) team said today.

  • 22/12/2012 | Sports

    Messi ends 2012 with another goal as Barça march on

    Unbeaten La Liga leaders Barcelona continued their record-breaking start to the season when Lionel Messi struck his 91st goal of 2012 in a 3-1 win at Real Valladolid.

  • 02/01/2013 | Sports

    Recovering Barça coach Vilanova returns to work

    Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova has returned to work sooner than expected and oversaw training today for the first time since a throat operation two weeks ago.

  • 28/12/2012 | Sports

    Vilanova will be back in 15 to 20 days, say Barça

    Barcelona president Sandro Rosell says coach Tito Vilanova, who suffered a recurrence of cancer in his saliva glands earlier this month, will be back at work midway through January.

  • 20/02/2012 | Sports

    Banega to undergo surgery, unavailable for 6 months

    Valencia C.F have announced on their official website that Argentine centre-half Ever Banega will undergo surgery and could be out of action for up to six months after sustaining a fractured tibia and calf bone in curious circumstances this past weekend.

  • 13/11/2012 | Sports

    Pelé undergoes hip replacement surgery

    Brazil legend Edson Arantes Do Nascimento "Pele" has undergone hip replacement surgery in Sao Paulo after complaining of pain in the area for some time.

  • 12/05/2012 | Sports

    Puyol will not make it to Euro

    Barcelona and Spain defender Carles Puyol will be out of action for around six weeks and miss Euro 2012 after having successful surgery on his injured right knee, doctors confirmed today.

  • 16/05/2012 | Sports

    Barça's Alves out for up to eight weeks

    Barcelona defender Dani Alves will be out of action for up to two months after having surgery on a fractured right collarbone sustained during training.

  • 06/07/2012 | Sports

    De Villota stable after further surgery

    Spanish test driver Maria De Villota's condition has improved after further surgery to head and facial injuries and she is now serious but stable, her Marussia Formula One team said.

  • 23/07/2012 | Sports

    Barça's Puyol back in training after knee surgery

    Barcelona defender Carles Puyol has returned to training for the first time since a knee operation in May, the La Liga club said.

  • 04/01/2011 | Sports

    'Pipita' Higuaín to have back surgery

    Argentina’s national football team and Real Madrid’s striker Gonzalo Higuaín is to have surgery on his troublesome back, the La Liga club said.

  • 11/01/2011 | Sports

    Higuaín faces four months out after back surgery

    Argentina's national football team and Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuaín will be out of action for up to four months after having surgery on a hernia in his back, the doctor in charge of the operation told reporters.

  • 04/01/2012 | Sports

    Spurs' Ginobili to have hand surgery, out 6-8 weeks

    San Antonio Spurs guard and leading scorer Manu Ginobili will undergo surgery on his broken shooting hand on Thursday and miss up to two months, the National Basketball Association team said.

  • 06/09/2011 | Sports

    Holmes has successful brain surgery, eyes 2012 Tour return

    US golf player J.B. Holmes had successful brain surgery last week and plans to return to the PGA Tour next year, his manager said.

  • 04/03/2013 | Sports

    Barça coach Vilanova could be back with club soon

    Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova may have finished his cancer treatment in New York and be back with the squad by the end of March, president Sandro Rosell said today.

  • 15/03/2013 | Sports

    Puyol doubtful for PSG clash after knee surgery

    Barcelona's inspirational captain Carles Puyol may miss next month's Champions League quarter-final tie against Paris St Germain after he needed surgery on his right knee today.

  • 25/01/2013 | Sports

    Casillas out for up to three months after hand surgery

    Real Madrid goalkeeper and captain Iker Casillas has been ruled out for up to 12 weeks after surgery to repair a fractured bone in his left hand, the surgeon who carried out the procedure said on Friday.

  • 20/06/2014 | Culture

    Ford has surgery after 'Star Wars' set blow

    Actor Harrison Ford has undergone surgery on his broken left leg that was injured in an accident on the set of "Star Wars: Episode VII," the publicist for the 71-year-old actor said in a statement.

  • 28/08/2014 | Culture

    Joan Rivers rushed to New York hospital

    Acerbic comedian and fashion critic Joan Rivers was rushed to a New York hospital after she stopped breathing during surgery on her vocal chords.

  • 30/08/2014 | Culture

    Comedian Joan Rivers remains in serious condition at NY hospital

    Comedian Joan Rivers was in serious condition at a New York hospital after she was admitted suffering cardiac arrest when her breathing stopped during a vocal cord procedure, her family and hospital officials said.

  • 17/11/2014 | Culture

    Bono falls of bycicle, needs surgery

    U2 frontman Bono was injured while cycling in New York's Central Park, forcing a delay in the Irish rockers' return to "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," the band said.

  • 12/10/2011 | Culture

    Autopsy doctor doubts Jackson caused his own death

    Michael Jackson probably did not give himself the powerful anaesthetic propofol that caused his death in 2009, the doctor who performed the singer's autopsy testified yesterday.

  • 12/12/2011 | Culture

    Barry Manilow has hip repair surgery

    "Copacabana" singer Barry Manilow underwent hip repair surgery, the day after completing a seven-year run of shows in Las Vegas, his representatives said.

  • 06/01/2012 | Culture

    Rolling Stones' Keith Richards has eye surgery

    Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has undergone laser eye surgery and is "doing very well," a spokeswoman said.

  • 25/01/2011 | Culture

    Rocker Bret Michaels has surgery to repair heart

    Rocker and reality TV star Bret Michaels had successful surgery at a Phoenix hospital to repair a hole in his heart, a hospital spokeswoman said.

  • 23/02/2011 | Culture

    Comic and TV writer Dwayne McDuffie dies, age 49

    Comic and television writer Dwayne McDuffie, perhaps best known as the co-creator of Emmy Award winning animated TV series "Static Shock," has died, his publisher DC Comics said. He was 49 years-old.

  • 24/10/2011 | Culture

    John Mayer recovering from throat surgery

    John Mayer has undergone surgery for the throat inflammation that put his performances and recordings on hold earlier this year, the singer has reported on his blog.

  • 28/10/2011 | Culture

    Adele to undergo throat surgery, cancels all 2011 dates

    British singer-songwriter Adele has been forced by impending surgery to cancel all her remaining tour dates and promotional appearances through the end of the year, her record label said.

  • 08/11/2011 | Culture

    Adele has throat surgery, full recovery expected

    British singer-songwriter Adele is expected to make a full recovery after undergoing vocal cord microsurgery, hospital officials in Boston said.

  • 28/03/2012 | Culture

    Singer Robin Gibb has surgery, cancels commitments

    Singer Robin Gibb, who spoke last month of making a "spectacular" recovery from cancer, has had further surgery, according to a statement released to the British media on Wednesday.

  • 22/01/2013 | Culture

    Bolshoi Ballet director says asked for protection after threats

    The Bolshoi Ballet's artistic director told a Russian newspaper he had received threats for more than a month before a masked attacker threw acid in his face last week but his request for protection was rebuffed.

  • 04/02/2013 | Culture

    Russian Bolshoi ballet chief says knows in heart who attacked him

    The Bolshoi Ballet's artistic director left hospital today saying he knew in his heart who was behind the acid attack that threatens his sight and the reputation of one of the world's great theatres.

  • 14/02/2013 | Culture

    Lady Gaga needs hip surgery, cancels tour

    Lady Gaga canceled the remainder of her "Born This Way Ball" concert tour to undergo hip surgery, promoters Live Nation said.

  • 21/02/2013 | Culture

    Lady Gaga has hip surgery, calls injury 'bump in the road'

    Lady Gaga said she has undergone surgery to repair an injured hip that forced the pop singer last week to cancel the remainder of her concert tour.

  • 26/03/2014 | Multimedia

    12-year-old Texas girl battling rare obesity gets lifesaving surgery

    Alexis Shapiro is a 12-year-old Texas girl who has been battling a rare form of obesity caused by brain surgery two years ago. After a lifesaving gastric bypass surgery was denied by her medical insurance, her parents began an online campaign fund hoping to collect u$S 62,000 that the medical procedure costs. Well, Alexis headed into a Cincinnati Children’s Hospital operating room on March 21 for a life-changing weight-loss surgery.

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