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# Negotiations

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# Conflict
Gaza conflict: Fighting rages amid continued efforts to reach peace deal
Israel is pushing for a long-term solution to the crisis as attacks on both sides of the Gaza border continued overnight.
# Aer Lingus
Talks continue over Aer Lingus pension dispute
SIPTU said its members will not accept any proposals that require them to engage in productivity negotiations as a condition of protecting their pension entitlements.
Column: Hey Government, that’s not negotiating… THIS is negotiating
The Government’s method of pressuring EU leaders isn’t working, writes Fergus O’Connell. So here’s a suggestion…
# bank debt
Not essential to have bank debt deal by end of October - Honohan
The Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan has said that he is confident that the government will “get a lot” from its negotiations aimed at reducing the bank debt.
# Greece
Greek PM suggests further budget cuts ahead of German talks
However, Antonis Samaras has ruled out Greece getting more funding from creditors.
# Greece
Greek coalition seeks negotiation on range of austerity measures
The measures were agreed under the country’s international bailout arrangement.
# Negotiations
Confirmed: Roberto Martinez set for Liverpool talks (updated)
Wigan chairman Dave Whelan announced the news this evening.
# Protest
Vita Cortex dispute escalates as workers barricade site
The workers are on the 106th day of their protest at the Cork factory and say they are frustrated with the lack of progress from negotiations.
# Oh dear
NBA season in doubt as negotiations hit wall
The NBA players’ union has begun the complicated process of disbanding after it rejected a final offer from the league’s franchise owners.
# Lockout
Uh oh: NBA postpones games until November 30th
With the latest round of negotiations having failed to break the deadlock, the NBA’s labour dispute looks set to rumble on into Decemeber.
# Deal or no deal?
'We don't want to force the situation': Trap plays down contract rift
Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni says that there’s “no pressure” on the FAI to offer him a contract extension in a hurry.
# Negotiations
Talks recommence as NBA officials aim to end lockout
Representatives for owners and players will meet on Tuesday in an attempt to reach an agreement.
# Australia
Sydney siege ends with police raid
The man who entered a suburban office with his 12-year-old daughter claimed to have a bomb in his bag.
# Australia
Watch: Man in stand-off with police in Sydney
A man appears to be holding his daughter hostage and claims to have a bomb strapped to him.
# Unions
Union chief who branded members 'spoilt' will lead their pay talks
Brendan Ogle will represent the ESB workers who he said enjoyed “gravy” benefits, buying foreign property and cars.
# Bahrain
Negotiation talks begin amid Bahrain's protest crackdown
The kingdom’s biggest Shiite party agreed to join today’s talks at the last minute, but it isn’t too optimistic about how where the discussion will lead.
# Home Bird
Kearney commits his future to Leinster
Leinster and Ireland full-back Rob Kearney has signed a new two-year deal which will keep him in Ireland until 2013.