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Former Israel PM Ariel Sharon Dies at 85i
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January 11, 2014 6:04 PM
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has died at the age of 85. Sharon had been in a coma since 2006 following a series of strokes. VOA's Luis Ramirez reports the Israeli leader leaves a mixed legacy.

Former Israel PM Ariel Sharon Dies at 85

Published January 11, 2014

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has died at the age of 85. Sharon had been in a coma since 2006 following a series of strokes. VOA's Luis Ramirez reports the Israeli leader leaves a mixed legacy.


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