Shimon Peres: Long legacy of Israel's elder statesman
Shimon Peres was the last of the generation of politicians who founded Israel in 1948 to leave the public stage.
But even though his life of public service stretched over 70 years, it is not difficult to pick out the highlight.
In 1993 he was one of the group of politicians including Bill Clinton, Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin who signed the Oslo Accords - Israel's first peace deal with the Palestinians.
It was not to live up to its early promise - but in those optimistic days no-one articulated that promise better than he did.
"We live in an ancient land," he told a watching... read more
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