U.S. and Taliban Move Toward Deal to End War

WASHINGTON—The U.S. and Taliban are expected to announce a reduction in violence in Afghanistan as early as Wednesday, which could lead to the signing of a deal to withdraw all U.S. troops, people familiar with the matter said. All parties cautioned that progress remained fragile,…

Opposition Leader Juan Guaidó Returns to Venezuela

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó returned to Caracas Tuesday after he slipped out of the country last month in defiance of a travel ban for a high-profile trip to meet with President Trump at the White House and world leaders gathered at the World Economic…

Coronavirus officially named Covid-19, says WHO

Image copyright EPA Image caption The death toll in China from the disease is more than 1,000 The World Health Organization says the official name for the disease caused by the new coronavirus will be Covid-2019. “We now have a name for the disease and…

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