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Yemen's President Saleh makes first appearance since assassination attempt

Reuters reports from SANAA, Yemen:

Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh appeared on television on Thursday for the first time since an assassination attempt a month ago and said he was ready to share power within the constitution's framework.

Saleh, who is recovering in Riyadh after the June 3 bomb attack on his presidential compound, showed signs of severe burns to his face which was covered with white stubble instead of his trademark thick mustache.

He had heavily bandaged arms and hands in the appearance on Yemen TV in a pre-recorded interview. Continue reading.

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