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‘Our president had surgery in Paris’

Benin President Patrice Talon underwent two surgeries during a prolonged stay in Paris, one procedure due to doctors finding a lesion in his prostate, his office said Monday. The admission comes weeks after Talon’s absence, which lasted nearly a month, had been a hot topic in the tiny West African nation, prompting the government to […]
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