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Yemen talks open with prisoner swap that will set 5,000 people free

The News Articles Thursday, 6 December 2018
Yemen’s warring facets have agreed to unfastened 1000’s of prisoners at first of the most important peace talks aimed toward finishing a devastating war that has driven thousands and thousands of folks to the verge of hunger. Martin Griffiths, the UN particular envoy, began shuttling between Houthi rebels and representatives of the Yemeni executive in …
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News video: 'Hopeful start' to Yemen peace talks

▶ 'Hopeful start' to Yemen peace talks 01:37

Yemen's warring sides agree to free thousands of prisoners, in what a U.N. mediator called a hopeful start to the first peace talks in years to end a war that has pushed millions of people on the verge of starvation. Emily Wither reports.

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