September 24, Sunday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

1. North Korea’s foreign minister has slammed U.S. President Donald Trump for calling his country’s leader Kim Jong Un “rocket man.”
2. A tremor was detected near North Korea’s nuclear test site on Saturday. South Korea’s meteorological agency and an international nuclear test watchdog both say the jolt was probably not man-made.
3. Syria’s foreign minister has told the U.N. General Assembly that victory against Islamic-State militants and other insurgents is now within reach.