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Shimon Peres

Who said it?

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

All-star party as peace pioneer Shimon Peres prepares to turn 90

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

Shimon Peres is still going strong at 90

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

Israel must complete peace deal with Abbas, says Peres

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

Israeli diplomats celebrate new year

Jewish New Year

Where: Lounge, JW Marriott hotel

When: September 22

16 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

Peres reveals recipe for happiness

'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

Peres visit cancelled

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

Ministers to miss out on meeting Li

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

Nations meet over weapons

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