Pope hails `courage` of Israeli, Palestinian presidents

Pope Francis praised the "courage" of Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas after both agreed to come to the Vatican to pray with him for peace.

Israel`s President calls for return to peace talks

President Shimon Peres issued his call ahead of a gathering of Mideast leaders on the sidelines of a conference hosted by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum.

Demjanjuk`s lawyer to defend former Israeli Prez

An associate of the Israeli attorney said that the maverick lawyer will defend former Israeli President Moshe Katsav.