June 27, Tuesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

1. A Japanese delegation is heading for Russian-controlled islands claimed by Japan to study the feasibility of launching joint economic projects there.
2. The U.S. Supreme Court has allowed President Donald Trump’s travel ban targeting people from 6 Muslim-majority countries to be partly reinstated.
3. Islamic State fighters are putting up resistance in Mosul as Iraqi government forces close in on their last pocket of strength.