Conflict & Justice

Yemen President Travels to US for Treatment

Yemen's President, Ali Abdullah Saleh, has left the country to travel to the United States for medical treatment, Yemeni officials say.

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In a televised "farewell speech" he asked for forgiveness for "any shortcomings" during his 33-year rule.

His departure came a day after MPs approved a law giving him immunity from prosecution.

Freelance reporter Laura Kasinof has been covering developments in Yemen.

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