Hague: Israel 'reacted wrongly'

The Foreign Secretary William Hague has said Israeli settlement extension plans would make a two-state solution "almost inconceivable", describing the move as "the wrong way to react."

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Palestinian President urges UN to 'issue a birth certificate'

The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has urged the UN General Assembly to "issue a birth certificate" for the state of Palestine.

The United Nations is expected to vote tonight and take a step towards recognising a Palestinian state.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the UN in New York Credit: APTN

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