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Jailed ex-Israel PM Olmert taken to hospital with chest pain
Israeli official says former Prime Minister Olmert taken from prison to hospital after feeling unwell
Today in History
Today in History Today is Monday, June 19, the 170th day of 2017. There are 195 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On June 19, 1867, Maximilian I, emperor of Mexico since 1864, was executed by firing squad a month after being taken prisoner by the forces of President Benito
Israel probing if ex-premier committed offence in prison
Israel's Justice Ministry says it has asked the police to investigate whether the country's imprisoned former prime minister committed a "criminal offense" while behind bars
Trump vows to succeed where everyone else has failed - Mideast peace
President Trump touched down in Israel on Monday during his first overseas trip in office with one goal in mind: kick-starting the peace process. It's an achievement that has proved elusive for many U.S. presidents, yet continues to be a key objective. Aaron David Miller, a veteran peace negotiator
5 Living U.S. Presidents Unite for Bush-43 Presidential Library Dedication
Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush join Bush-43 and President Obama for ceremony.
Bush Revisits His Legacy at Library Opening
George W. Bush's legacy has officially been enshrined in Dallas. At a warm bipartisan gathering of all five living U.S. presidents, foreign dignitaries, and former administration officials at Southern Methodist University on Thursday, the 43rd president welcomed the opening of his library and
Israel's Netanyahu Takes Heat After Obama Victory
JERUSALEM – He never said so publicly, but the widely held assumption was that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu supported Mitt Romney on his quest for the presidency. They are both from conservative parties, they were friends from their days at Boston Consulting Group in...
The Global Note: Another Band-aid for Europe?…Showdown In Cairo…In Niger, Daughters, Dowries & Hunger
GLOBAL CRI$i$: EASING PAIN IN SPAIN…WORRY OVER CHINA -BAILOUT FOR BANKS…A key step for a key piece of the Eurozone debt puzzle: As Richard DAVIES reports, Eurozone finance ministers have come up with bailout terms for Spain’s troubled banks, saying nearly $37 billion can be...
Israel's Leaders Increasingly Isolated on Iran
The past week has seen stinging rejections by former top officials of the war footing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak have put Israel on with regards to Iran. The harsh criticism, in which the pair was accused of “messianic feelings,” exposed...
Sept. 30: Day in History
Dia en Historia Giorno Nella Storia Tag in der Geschichte Sept. 30 is International Translation Day, a day to acknowledge the vital work done by translators and interpreters around the world. The date was selected by the International Federation of Translators to coincide with the...