Palestinians labourers work at a housing construction site in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Alon, east of Jerusalem on December 3, 2012. Paris and London called in Israel's envoys for consultations as the Jewish state faced mounting diplomatic pressure over plans to build 3,000 settler homes in east Jerusalem and the West Bank. (AFP/Getty Images)
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