Syria's warring parties return to Geneva to talk peace, but hopes are low

March 13, 2016 7:48 PM

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GENEVA – Still looking far from ready to compromise, representatives from Syria’s government and opposition arrived here Sunday ahead of another round of U.N.-backed negotiations to end their catastrophic civil war.

The talks that are scheduled to begin Monday come barely more than a month after a previous round of negotiations here in Geneva collapsed because of fighting that continued to rage back in Syria. But even as expectations of a diplomatic breakthrough remain low, glimmers of hope have emerged because...

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