August 20, Saturday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Ms. Mariko Kojima

  1. Eighty-nine South Koreans have crossed the military demarcation line into North Korea to reunite with family members they have not seen since the Korean War in the early 1950s.
  2. The Afghan president has called for a ceasefire with Taliban insurgents to mark the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday.
  3. Japan’s foreign minister says parties to a treaty regulating the trade of conventional arms should work together to encourage more countries to join it.