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…

China’s Leader Wages a War on Two Fronts—Viral and Political

BEIJING—Faced with a coronavirus outbreak that so far has killed 630 people and infected more than 31,000 world-wide, China’s President Xi Jinping has mobilized the vast state machinery. China has quarantined entire cities, thrown up hospitals in days, and deployed military doctors and Communist Party…

U.S. Targets Yemen Al Qaeda Leader in Drone Strike

WASHINGTON—The U.S. launched a recent drone strike against the leader of al Qaeda’s Yemen branch, although it wasn’t clear on Friday whether he was killed as a result, people familiar with the matter said. The strike in Yemen was aimed at Qasim al-Raymi, the emir,…

Italy’s 5 Star Leader Resigns as Support Sinks

ROME—Italy’s 5 Star Movement, once one of Europe’s strongest antiestablishment parties, is reeling from a stream of defections and its leader resigned, weakening the coalition government and strengthening the hand of the far-right League party. Luigi Di Maio’s decision to step down, which he unveiled…