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Daily Digest for April 29th

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Israeli prime minister explores early elections

Israel's Minister Ehud Barak, left, sits across from the Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem Sunday, April 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Ronen Zvulun, Pool)In a political development with global implications, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday signaled he soon might call early elections — a decision that could put Mideast peace efforts on hold for months and cast more uncertainty on Israel’s deliberations over whether to attack Iran’s nuclear program.


Israel PM may call early election

Benjamin Netanyahu will consult coalition partners on the date for an election in IsraelIsraeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said he would consider an early general election, a day after a key coalition partner threatened to pull out and the opposition called for an autumn vote.