July 21, Friday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Mariko Kojima and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

1. Chinese prosecutors say they have indicted former mayor of the northeastern city of Tianjin on bribery charges.
2. The second round of talks to negotiate Britain’s terms for leaving the European Union ended without concrete progress.
3. A magnitude 6.7 earthquake has struck off southwestern Turkey in the Aegean Sea.