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Syria Talks Spark Deep Rifts Over Assad

Syria's government and opposition angrily spelled out their hostility Wednesday when they met for the first time at a U.N. peace conference, as world powers also offered sharply divergent views over President Bashar al-Assad's future.The United States and the Syrian opposition opened the talks in the Swiss city of Montreux by saying Mr. Assad had lost his legitimacy when he crushed a once-peaceful protest movement. Opposition leader Ahmad Jarba accused the Syrian leader of Nazi-style...

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