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Afghan President Ghani to Address US Congress

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is to address a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress Wednesday, with the White House calling his speech an opportunity to mark a new chapter in U.S.-Afghanistan relations. Ghani will address U.S. lawmakers at 11 a.m. EDT (1500 GMT). His appearance comes a day after holding talks with President Barack Obama during which the U.S. leader announced that 9,800 American troops deployed in Afghanistan will stay through the end of the year, revising earlier plans to...

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