It is at times like these where our enemies within become almost as damaging as our enemies on the outside
US Congressman Mike Rogers on Edward Snowden
Thursday, 20 June, 2013, 12:31am
Israeli and global leaders, local celebrities and Hollywood superstars celebrated under one roof to honour Israeli President Shimon Peres for his upcoming 90th birthday, reflecting world respect for one of the country's peace pioneers.19 Jun 2013 - 10:40pm
Old age has hardly slowed him down. If anything, it seems to have handed Peres a measure of the grace that eluded him as a younger man.18 Jun 2013 - 5:47pm
President Shimon Peres on Sunday urged Israel to resume peace talks with the Palestinians, saying their president Mahmud Abbas was a willing partner with whom an agreement could be reached.31 Dec 2012 - 12:11pm
Jewish New Year
Where: Lounge, JW Marriott hotel
When: September 2216 Oct 2009 - 12:00am
Bristling with security, the private visit of Shimon Peres to Hong Kong last week came under the guise of science and technology.
Members of the Hong Kong Police VIP protection unit and Mossad-trained bodyguards featured prominently as Mr Peres explored the idea of strengthening co-operation between Israel and Hong Kong in these fields.9 Mar 2004 - 12:00am
'Peace is like love. You have to close your eyes a little bit'
Shimon Peres - former Israeli prime minister, Nobel Peace Prize winner and Labor party leader of his strife-torn nation - has some sage advice on peace and love.
At 80 years of age, the father of three and grandfather of six peddles a soft message in his bid for global peace.6 Mar 2004 - 12:00am
A visit by former Israeli prime minister Shimon Peres has been cancelled for security reasons, the Israeli Consulate-General said. Mr Peres was due to arrive today.28 Nov 2000 - 12:00am
CHINA'S ailing Prime Minister Mr Li Peng will not meet the visiting Israeli and Portuguese foreign ministers this week, embassy officials have confirmed.
Portuguese news agency Lusa said yesterday that Foreign Minister Mr Durao Barroso was expected to meet Mr Li in Beijing tomorrow, but Portuguese Embassy officials in the Chinese capital denied the report.20 May 1993 - 12:00am
PARIS: In a drive to rid the world of one of war's nightmares, representatives of more than 115 nations gathered in Paris to sign a landmark treaty banning the manufacture, stockpiling or use of chemical weapons.14 Jan 1993 - 12:00am