Italian PM calls UNESCO vote ‘unacceptable and wrong’

File: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks with Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi during the opening ceremony of the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Le Bourget, outside Paris, on November 30, 2015. (Thibault Camus/AFP)

File: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks with Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi during the opening ceremony of the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Le Bourget, outside Paris, on November 30, 2015. (Thibault Camus/AFP)

Matteo Renzi says his envoy abstained in line with other EU countries, but intimates Rome may break European unity in future votes

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World criticism of ‘Jewish state’ bill exacerbated by lack of peace talks

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lights the Hanukia together with Rabbi of the Western Wall Shmuel Rabinovitch, at the Western Wall on the second night of the Jewish holiday of Hannuka.  November 28, 2013. (photo credit: Marc Israel Sellem/Pool/Flash90)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lights the Hanukia together with Rabbi of the Western Wall Shmuel Rabinovitch, at the Western Wall on the second night of the Jewish holiday of Hannuka. November 28, 2013. (photo credit: Marc Israel Sellem/Pool/Flash90)

Netanyahu will eventually agree to a softened version of his controversial legislation, a former aide says. ‘But the damage is done’

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Lesotho ‘coup’ forces PM Thabane to South Africa

Thomas Thabane said he would return to Lesotho and step aside if he loses the next election.

The prime minister of the southern African kingdom of Lesotho has fled to South Africa, alleging a coup by the army and saying his life is in danger.

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Iran nuclear agreement a ‘historic mistake,’ Netanyahu says

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu leads the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on November 24, 2013. Photo by Miriam Alster/FLASH90

Prime minister promises that Israel will stop nuclear weapons program; President Peres says pact to be judged by results, not words; ministers lambaste agreement

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Netanyahu in Russia for talks with Putin

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right) and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Jerusalem on June 25, 2012 (photo credit: Marc Israel Sellem/Pool/Flash90)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right) and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Jerusalem on June 25, 2012 (photo credit: Marc Israel Sellem/Pool/Flash90)

PM hopes to convince Kremlin to back a slightly tougher deal for Iran at newest round of nuclear talks

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