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Syria Talks in Geneva to Resume Without UN Envoy
The U.N. envoy for Syria won't be on hand for the resumption of peace talks involving government envoys and a delegation of opposition leaders.
U.N. spokeswoman Alessandra Vellucci says the envoy, Staffan de Mistura, won't be there but his deputy, Ramzy Ramzy, will "engage the parties bilaterally'' when talks resume on Thursday in Geneva.
She says de Mistura is traveling to Ankara and Moscow and will join the talks on Friday. Russia and Turkey back...