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Syrians in Government-controlled Areas Vote for Parliament

Syrians in government-controlled parts of the country are voting in parliamentary elections Wednesday as peace talks reconvene in Geneva. Western leaders and Syrian opposition groups have criticized the elections as a sham and a threat to the peace talks and a tenuous six-week-old cease-fire. Polling stations opened early Wednesday morning in the government-controlled areas, which make up about a third of the country's territory. Observers expect the ruling Baath party to...

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