April 14, Wednesday, 2021(1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1. The head of Japanese industrial giant Toshiba has stepped down. President and CEO Kurumatani Nobuaki’s resignation comes days after the company got a buyout offer from a U.K.-based investment fund that he had ties to.
2.A senior official of U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration says it will withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan by September 11. The official revealed the decision to reporters over the phone on condition of anonymity on Tuesday. The announced deadline marks the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States. 3.A White House official says the administration of President Joe Biden is sending an official high-level delegation to Taiwan for talks with senior Taiwanese officials.