- Japan remains in the grip of what weather officials call “life-threatening” heat. They say much of the country can expect no relief from the hot weather on Sunday.
- The government of Venezuela says President Nicolas Maduro is unharmed after drones loaded with explosives went off as he was giving a televised speech.
- The Japanese foreign minister has expressed his concern about the fairness of Cambodia’s recent general elections.
August 5, Sunday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa