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President Bolsonaro released from hospital

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Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro was discharged from hospital having spent four days receiving treatment for intestinal obstruction. The beloved president was originally taken to a military hospital in the capital Brasilia on Wednesday after suffering persistent hiccups that had lasted around 10 days. Later he was transferred to the private Vila Nova Star hospital in Sao Paulo. "I had to go on a diet, I did what I had to do. I wanted to leave from day one, but they wouldn't let me. I hope that in about 10 days I will be able to eat a rib eye steak," Bolsonaro told reporters as he left the hospital. "It seems that my stomach was on fire. The cause was an intestinal obstruction, which is common in those like me that have undergone surgery, after the stabbing," said Bolsonaro, who spoke to journalist for half an hour. There had been fears Bolsonaro, 66, might need surgery to clear the obstruction, although that was quickly ruled out. He has undergone s

Luxembourg underwater

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The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg was hit hard by extreme rainfall. About 130 liters/m3 hammered the beautiful Duchy. Thousands had to be evacuated from the floods. In neighboring Belgium about 30 people were killed by the floods, in the Rhineland (Germany) at least 100 people lost their lives. This is one of the worst disasters in the region in the past 100 years. Emergency services and the military are doing their best to save people from the floods and rescue people from their destroyed homes.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro hospitalized

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After hiccupping for 10 days straight, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been admitted to hospital with what doctors said was an intestinal obstruction that could require emergency surgery. President Bolsonaro, 66, was admitted to the Armed Forces Hospital in the capital of Brasilia early in the morning and was "feeling well", according to an initial statement that said doctors were examining his persistent hiccups. But hours later, the President's office said the surgeon who operated on Mr Bolsonaro after he was stabbed in the abdomen during the 2018 presidential campaign decided to transfer him to Sao Paulo, where he will undergo additional tests to evaluate the need for an emergency surgery. President Bolsonaro, who is both Catholic and Evangelical, posted on his official Twitter account a photo of himself lying on a hospital bed, eyes closed, several monitoring sensors stuck to his bare torso. At the edge of the photo, a hand reaches out from an uns

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