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Yemen Cease-fire, Peace Talks Begin

The United Nations opened peace talks Tuesday in Geneva in a bid to find a "durable settlement" to the crisis in Yemen. U.N. envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed also announced the start of a week-long cease-fire, saying the goal is to make that halt in fighting permanent and "pave the way for a return to a peaceful and orderly political transition." He said in a statement Tuesday's cease-fire is a critical first step to building lasting peace. The conflict between...

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