March 15, Thursday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. The United Nations Security Council has held an emergency meeting over a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain.
  2. In the U.S., Democrat Conor Lamb is holding a narrow lead in a by-election of the House of Representatives in Pennsylvania, a longtime Republican stronghold.
  3. Japan’s governing Liberal Democratic Party has shown its willingness to consider summoning to the Diet a key figure in the Finance Ministry’s document tampering scandal.