April 8, Sunday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. Fighting has resumed in eastern Ghouta, an opposition stronghold near the Syrian capital of Damascus.
  2. NHK has learned that a trilateral summit in Japan, with China and South Korea, is in the final planning stage.
  3. A fire inside Trump Tower in New York City has left one resident dead and 6 firefighters injured.