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UN: Syria Agrees to 6-Week Bombing Halt in Aleppo

The U.N.'s special envoy on Syria says the government of President Bashar al-Assad has agreed to stop aerial bombing of the city of Aleppo for six weeks, as the envoy works with international partners to seek a political solution to the nearly four-year -old conflict. Following a private meeting with the U.N. Security Council Tuesday, Staffan de Mistura told reporters that he would be returning to Damascus and hopefully Aleppo soon so the date of the suspension could be...

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