July 24, Monday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Yuka Matsumoto

1. Japan’s ruling coalition parties are trying to revamp the Cabinet following a setback in a local election in northern Japan.
2. Heavy rain in northern Japan is forcing tens of thousands of people to evacuate their homes.
3. Japan’s foreign minister says the government will invite experts from various countries to a nuclear disarmament meeting to be held in Japan later this year.