July 23, Monday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Ms. Eriko Kojima

  1. Group of 20 finance ministers and central bank governors have warned of heightened trade tensions and other downside risks to the world economy.
  2. Members of the Syrian civil defense group known as the White Helmets have been evacuated from southern Syria.
  3. Sweltering heat continues to plague western and eastern Japan, with temperatures reaching 39 degrees Celsius.