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  • n  a discussion intended to produce an agreement
    talks between Israelis and Palestinians
  • n  an exchange of ideas via conversation
  • n  discussion; (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of')
  • n  the act of giving a talk to an audience
  • n  a speech that is open to the public
  • n  idle gossip or rumor
  • v  exchange thoughts; talk with
  • v  express in speech
    She talks a lot of nonsense
  • v  use language
    the baby talks already
  • v  reveal information
  • v  divulge confidential information or secrets
    Be careful--his secretary talks
  • v  deliver a lecture or talk

  • British Prime Minister John Major and Irish Prime Minister John Bruton hope to agree on a framework for peace talks before President Clinton arrives in London Wednesday on a visit .
  • A senior American diplomat has held unannounced, high-level talks in Havana with the Cuban government, three State Department officials told The Associated Press on Tuesday .
  • Bush's call for renewed talks between Israelis and Palestinians leaves out the parties who could give lasting peace a chance.
News & Articles

  • Talks exploring future home of Olympic arch
    Talks exploring future home of Olympic arch by Mike Gorrell The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 15, 2013 01:01AM MDT The search is on to find a suitable new home for the Hoberman Arch. An iconic symbol of the 2002 Winter Olympics, when it occupied the Medals Plaza stage and provided a dramatic centerpiece for introductions of the day’s medal-winning athletes, the arch has stood for the past 11 ...
    June 15, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune
  • UN climate talks marred by decision-making spat
    U.N. climate talks have hit a stumbling block that some delegates say poses a serious challenge to their already slow-moving attempt to craft a global response to climate change. As the latest negotiation ...
    June 14, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Climate-Talks Failure Risks 2015 Deadline on Emissions Pact
    The collapse of one track of climate talks in Bonn has set back negotiations between developed and emerging nations by six months and agreement on a new global pact by 2015 is now at risk, a Bangladeshi official said.
    June 14, 2013 - Bloomberg

  • Kim Yong-Hyun in The Associated Press
    New construction in East Jerusalem and the West Bank undermines that mutual trust and endangers the proximity talks that are the first step towards the full negotiations that both sides say want and need. And it exposes daylight between Israel and... Hillary Rodham Clinton Asia Times Online Mar 23, 2010 97983 129968 talks North Korea is pressing the US to come forward to a bilateral meeting to try to deflect the pressure it faces over the ship issue and move the atmosphere toward dialogue and (a resumption of) six-nation talks on the North's nuclear programs,"...
  • Daniel in The Associated Press
    The gaps have narrowed,he said. "And we believe there are opportunities to further narrow those gaps, to allow the sides to take that next step to the direct talks. And so we're encouraged."

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