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9 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

World 'a poorer place' without Garcia Marquez, Peres says

In this 2003 photo released by the Fundacion Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano , Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez , is seen in Monterrey, Mexico, with Colombian journalist Jose Salgar.

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Related Topix: South America, Colombia, World News, Mexico

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Jerusalem Post

'Presidential race logjam to end soon'

Race to succeed Peres to heat up by end April when Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid reportedly intends to permit his party's MKs to endorse candidates.

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Related Topix: Likud (Israel), Israel, World News, Middle East

Jerusalem Post

Peres offers personal condolences to Mizrachi widow

President Shimon Peres spoke on Wednesday night with Haddas Mizrahi, the widow of Baruch Mizrahi and told her that her husband had been "the quiet pride of the nation."

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Jerusalem Post

A peace pioneer

I first met Ron Pundak at the airport of Copenhagen the home city of his father on May 20th 1993.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Opinion

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Syrian Civil War Damaging Israeli Security, Says Top IDF Officer

President Shimon Peres visited the northern border on Sunday, in a pre-Passover visit in which he met with top IDF officers in several parts of the country.

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Related Topix: Explosion

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Denver Post

"The Prime Ministers" a front-row seat for Israeli history

Titled "The Prime Ministers," his 2010 memoir has now been made into two films, the first of which, subtitled "The Pioneers," began hitting theaters this year.

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Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Peres Praises Oslo Architect 'Peace Fighter'

President Shimon Peres eulogized Ron Pundak on Friday, after the 1993 Oslo Accords architect passed away at the age of 59 earlier in the day, following a long bout with cancer.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Israel, Ehud Olmert

The Lebanon Daily News

Israeli peace activist Ron Pundak dies

Ron Pundak, an Israeli academic and peace activist who was instrumental in initiating peace talks with the Palestinians in the 1990s, has died.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Nation

Can We Trust What Israeli Leaders Say on Iran?

Israeli President Shimon Peres visited Vienna ahead of the latest round of nuclear talks between Iran and world powers there this week.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Liberal Political News

Freshnews

MIXiii Conference 2014 Announces The Participation Of A Prestigious...

Israel Advanced Technology Industries , the leading umbrella organization for the Israeli tech industry, announced today the participation of four global business leaders who will participate in a special CEO panel to kick-off the MIXiii 2014 conference which is set to take place in Tel Aviv this May. MIXiii is a unique merger of Israel's two ... (more)

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Related Topix: Computers, Advanced Technology

Jerusalem Post

With 50 million likes and counting, Peres is a hit on Chinese social media

Peres is the first Israeli to open an account on Weibo, China's answer to Facebook, and one of the first world leaders to do so.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Mark Zuckerberg, Blog News

Ynetnews

Five suspects arrested on suspicion of vandalizing Yitzhar IDF post

Police have arrested five men, including two teens, on Wednesday night in connection to an attack on a military post near Yitzhar settlement earlier in the week.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

Wed Apr 09, 2014

South China Morning Post

China's 'lost Jews' discover their faith

Several hundred residents in the central Chinese Province of Henan, who believe they are descendants of Jewish traders in this former imperial capital, will celebrate the ritual Passover feast next week as they rediscover their ancient roots.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, World News, China, Israel, Middle East, Religion, Judaism

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Jerusalem Post

'Al-Dura doctor' Yehuda David announces presidential candidacy

Dr. Yehuda David, best known as the doctor who fought the Muhammad al-Dura libel , threw his hat into the already-crowded presidential race on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Israel

Xinhuanet

Interview: Peres lauds China's achievements

Israeli President Shimon Peres has spoken highly of achievements China had made in the past decades in poverty reduction and economic development, and called for closer Israel-China cooperation in trade, economy and scientific innovation.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia

Jerusalem Post

Grapevine: The Russian roundabout

Liberman noted that today the speaker of the Knesset, the chairman of the Jewish Agency and the foreign minister are all native Russian speakers and that two of those people are former Prisoners of Zion.

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Related Topix: Travel, Israel, Israel Travel, World News, Middle East, Middle East Travel, Australia, Oceania, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel

Jerusalem Post

in Pictures: Warm welcome for Peres in China

Children waving Israeli flags in one hand and bouquets of red and pink flowers in the other greeted President Shimon Peres on Tuesday when he arrived at China's Great Hall of the People in Beijing for a welcome reception hosted by President Xi Jinping.

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Related Topix: Xi Jinping

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Peres Insists Israel Should Continue Peace Talks

President Shimon Peres refuses to give up hope on peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority , stating in an interview Tuesday that Israel should "do everything possible" to continue negotiations.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Peres prepares for first presidential state visit to China since 2003

The visit comes at personal invitation by Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is also secretary-general of the Chinese Communist Party.

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Related Topix: Xi Jinping, Chinese Communist Party, World News, China, Israel, Middle East

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Peres greets Romanian premier in Jerusalem prior to China trip

Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta met with President Shimon Peres in Israel on Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News

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