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Yemen peace talks open with prisoner swap deal Thursday, 6 December 2018 ()
Government and Houthi delegates hold first negotiations for more than two years
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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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