June 16, Friday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Sara Macdonald and Ms. Mariko Kojima

1. Delegates from around 80 countries have started the 2nd round of nuclear weapons ban talks at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
2. South Korean President Moon Jae-in says Seoul is ready to hold dialogue with Pyongyang unconditionally if it suspends nuclear and missile provocations.
3. Finance ministers from Eurozone countries have agreed to resume funding for Greece in a bid to prevent the cash-strapped country from defaulting on its debt.