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Shimon Peres: the last of the pioneers is gone

The former Israeli prime minister and president has died aged 93

By David Patrikarakos  

FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 file photo, Israel's former President Shimon Peres poses for a portrait at the Peres Center for Peace in Jaffa, Israel. Israel's Foreign Ministry says a long list of world leaders will attend Shimon Peres' funeral on Friday. Spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said Wednesday that President Obama, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Pope Francis, Prince Charles and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are all expected. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)

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