August 26, Sunday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Mr. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. North Korea made no mention of nuclear arms on the anniversary to mark the start of its “military first” policy on Saturday.
  2. U.S. Senator and former presidential candidate John McCain has died after battle with brain cancer.
  3. Firefighters in Germany are battling huge forest fires near the capital city of Berlin.