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

1. U.S. President Joe Biden has addressed Americans on the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan. He told them that, after 20 years, the U.S. no longer had a clear purpose for being there. 2. U.S. special envoy for climate John Kerry is visiting China, apparently to seek common ground between the two countries ahead of COP 26, the U.N. climate conference to be held in November in Britain.
3.Japan’s Princess Mako is expected to marry her college classmate Komuro Kei es early as the end of this year. Sources close to the matter say the couple is expected to register their marriage later this year. The move comes as Komuro now has the prospect of working at a law firm in the U.S. state of New York.