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UN Chief Urges Ramadan Cease-fire for Yemen

UN-led peace talks between warring Yemeni factions began Monday in Switzerland, as a Saudi-led coalition continued air strikes against Houthi rebels in the capital Sana'a overnight. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for pro-government forces and rebels to observe a humanitarian cease-fire of at least two weeks during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. He said it should be "a time for peace, reflection and harmony." Ramadan begins later this week. Ban spoke in...

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