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  • n  a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms

  • A skeptical and anxious world wondered whether more, than three years of fighting and two years of truce talking were at last nearly at an end.
  • On British insistence, the Security Council voted for another sanctionless truce order, with a 36-hour time limit.
  • The six-month truce that maintained calm in Gaza from June until November last year was never formally codified each side had its own interpretation of understandings reached .
News & Articles

  • Report: North Korea proposes talks with U.S.
    North Korea proposed high-level talks with the United States to "ease tensions in the Korean Peninsula," its state news agency reported early Sunday. The topics that "can be sincerely discussed" include easing military tensions, changing a truce trea...
    June 16, 2013 - WCVB Boston
  • Plunkings add extra heat to D-backs-Dodgers rivalry
    A day after Tuesday night's benches-clearing incident at Dodger Stadium, neither Los Angeles skipper Don Mattingly nor Arizona manager Kirk Gibson seemed prepared to offer or accept a binding truce.
    June 13, 2013 - Major League Baseball
  • Enemies Must Cure The Beef Again To Be Deemed 'Rivals II' Champs [Trailer]
    Not so long ago on "Rivals," Johnny & Tyler and Paula & Evelyn proved that, if you can bite the bullet and work alongside your nemesis well enough, the temporary truce can earn you a boatload of cash. But will reviving the formula have the same results on "Rivals II"? Judging by the trailer below, lightning [...]
    June 10, 2013 - MTV

  • Khaled Mashaal in San Diego Union Tribune
    There can be no truce unless the blockade is lifted and the crossings are opened. The truce issue should not be linked to the issue of prisoner Schalit,Mashaal told reporters in Damascus after meeting with Arab League Secretary-General Amr...
  • Mahmoud Zahar in Reuters South Africa
    The movement agrees to a truce in the Gaza Strip .......... fixed at six months, during which period Egypt will work to extend the truce to the West Bank,Zahar said, reading from a Hamas statement.

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