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Syrian Government Threatens to Pull Out of Geneva Talks

Syria's government has threatened to walk out of peace talks with the opposition if the two sides do not begin what it called "serious sessions" by Saturday.The ultimatum, aired on Syrian state television, came as the two parties failed to meet face-to-face, as expected, Friday, the first day of formal peace talks in Geneva. Government and rebel representatives instead are meeting in separate rooms, with United Nations peace mediator Lakhdar Brahimi shuttling back and forth.The...

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