1. Several member states of the U.N. Human Rights Council are voicing concern about the United States’ decision to withdraw from the body.
  2. North Korea’s state-run media has reported on leader Kim Jong Un’s visit to China for a second day, highlighting the close links between the 2 countries as the North begins talks with the United States.
  3. A Japanese scientist says fresh strain is believed to have built up along active faults in Japan’s western prefecture of Osaka after Monday’s major earthquake.
June 21, Thursday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai