Taliban says peace agreement with U.S. to be signed by month’s end

It is the Taliban’s first formal acknowledgment of the deal, which the United States announced Friday.
Yumi Ishikawa, leader and founder of the #KuToo movement, in Tokyo last June. (AFP/Getty Images)
Yumi Ishikawa, leader and founder of the #KuToo movement, in Tokyo last June. (AFP/Getty Images)

In Japan, a campaign against high heels targets conformity and discrimination

A year in, the #KuToo movement has given women a new voice but also has faced pushback from the country’s conservative, male-dominated society.
Health authorities are searching for passengers from a second cruise ship who could have been exposed to the virus.
Asylum-seeker Mar�a Reynoso was sent back to Guatemala. Her 9-year-old daughter is in Florida. Theirs is a hidden separation — older, longer, unreported to Congress.
The coronavirus means that classrooms nationwide are closed indefinitely.
Hundreds of Americans who’ve been quarantined on the Diamond Princess since Feb. 5 will be flown to the U.S. on chartered planes.
Some Europeans have made their peace with a second Trump term. Others wonder what Sanders might bring.
The crackdown was a key turning point in the most significant unrest to grip the country in years.
The coronavirus spreads more easily than SARS, but it is not as deadly.
Personal interactions between Jews and Arabs are on the rise, but political realities still keep them apart.
Chinese health officials confirmed that the pneumonialike coronavirus came from wild animals sold at a market in Wuhan, the city of 11 million people and capital of the Hubei province in China.
The attacks by the coalition were the latest signs of the war getting worse after months of relative quiet amid efforts to reach a cease-fire.
The secretary of state is the first U.S. Cabinet official to visit sub-Saharan Africa in 19 months.
As officials and experts worked to stem the global spread of the novel coronavirus, gamers have turned their attention to parallel, imaginary struggles.
Those aboard the Diamond Princess will face 14 more days of quarantine upon their return to the United States, and a passenger from the MS Westerdam is diagnosed in Malaysia.
News comes as 67 more people on the Diamond Princess are found to have the virus, bringing the total number of infected on board to 285.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Western bonds were alive and well. There was silence instead of applause.
The home was not licensed, according to UNICEF, which called it a common problem in the country.
The extremists are “regrouping” and mounting attacks in northern and western Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister Masrour Barzani told The Post.
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