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Czech President Ok After Surgery

President Vaclav Havel read books, watched TV and made telephone calls Wednesday in the intensive care unit of a hospital where he is recovering from surgery to remove a tumor and half a lung.

Havel’s spokesman, Ladislav Spacek, denied TV reports of complications following the surgery.

TV Nova reported Tuesday that doctors had to siphon phlegm from Havel’s lungs to prevent breathing complications. Spacek said it was a “routine” procedure.



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Kim Jong Un will walk across border for summit with Moon

new  North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a commemorative tree and inspect an honor guard together after Kim walks across the border Friday for their historic summit, Seoul officials said Thursday.