June 8, Thursday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

1. The South Korean military says North Korea has fired what appear to be several short-range surface-to-ship cruise missiles toward the Sea of Japan.
2. Iran’s President Hasan Rouhani has called for cooperation in fighting terrorism with other regional nations, including Saudi Arabia.
3. The leaders of Britain’s governing and opposition parties have called for support ahead of Thursday’s general election.