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Peres to lie in state as Israel honours last founding father

The body of Shimon Peres is to lie in state outside Israel's parliament on Thursday as the world pays tribute to a statesman whose funeral is expected to draw leaders from around the globe. The ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner died on Wednesday at the age of 93 after suffering a stroke. In a career spanning seven decades, he held nearly every major office, serving twice as prime minister and as president from 2007 to 2014.
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