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Former S-Africa President Nelson Mandela Discharged from hospital

Anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela left hospital today after 'successful' medical tests and returned to his home in Johannesburg. The 94-year-old former president and anti-apartheid leader was admitted to a hospital in Pretoria, the capital, yesterday, to undergo tests 'in line with his age.' 'The doctors have completed the tests,' presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj said in a statement. 'He is well and as before, his health remains under the management of the medical team.' Maharaj appealed to the public and media to respect the privacy of Mandela and his family. The African National Congress, South Africa's ruling party, had earlier released a statement saying it believed Mandela was in 'capable and competent hands'. Routine: Nelson Mandela was admitted to hospital in Pretoria for routine tests and there was said to be 'no cause for concern' Mr Mandela was hospitalised at the end of last year and he was airlifted on Decemb

King Juan Carlos Discharged After successful Surgery

FILE - In this July 25, 2008 file photo, Spain's King Juan Carlos, right, shakes hands with Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez at the Marivent Palace in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Venezuela's Vice President Nicolas Maduro announced on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 that Chavez has died at age 58 after a nearly two-year bout with cancer. MADRID - King Juan Carlos of Spain has already left a hospital six days after successfully undergoing surgery for herniated discs in his lower spine. The 75-year-old monarch thanked waiting journalists for their patience and said "I'm very well, my back doesn't hurt or anything," from the front passenger seat as he was driven home Saturday. The operation was the head of state's fourth in 12 months, and the 12th time he has undergone surgery during his lifetime. Juan Carlos had hip surgery in November and has had other health issues in the last two years, including needing knee surgery and the removal of a benign lu