Bill Clinton tweeted that 'I will miss Shimon Peres, my brilliant and eloquent friend,' while Tony Blair called the former Israeli president 'an inspiration, a mentor and a friend.'
The death of Israel's 9th president dominated the news cycle Thursday, even if there were few visible signs of the nation mourning. 'I feel like I’ve known him forever,' one Israeli says.
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Israeli President Rivlin cuts short his state visit to Ukraine following announcement of Shimon Peres' death, and is set to return to Israel later Wednesday.
Shimon Peres, who died on Wednesday morning aged 93, may not have wanted to become a leader, but his political path and vision turned him into a key figure in the Israeli leadership for more than 50 years.
Shimon Peres, a former president and prime minister, suffered a major stroke from which he never recovered.
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The air force was practicing flying over mountainous terrain – the kind of exercise it used to do in Turkey.
Four experts at the Technion devise a step toward production of a quantum computer, in research recently published in the prestigious journal, Science.
Mor Shani and the Inbal dancers have created a melting pot of folk dances through the ages. While some elements of ‘Simple Dance’ fall short, overall it’s a refreshing piece, complete with violent moves bordering on the erotic.
U.S. says attack proves that Assad and Russian, regional allies abandoned an international peace process to pursue victory on the battlefield.
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Unilever claims to have learned its lesson, and as soon as contamination was suspected the merchandise was quarantined.