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Shimon Peres Witnessed Israel's History, and Shaped It
Shimon Peres, a young aide to Israel's founders in 1948, witnessed and shaped the country's history
Israel's Supreme Court Rejects Former PM Olmert's Appeal
Israel's Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by former prime minister Ehud Olmert, incarcerated on corruption charges
A Look at Some of Israel's Prime Ministers
Shimon Peres, who died Wednesday, was both a former president and prime minister, the only person in Israel to hold both jobs. Of Israel's 12 prime ministers, three are still living: current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; his predecessor, Ehud Olmert , who is in prison after a bribery
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...