- One day has passed since Typhoon Jebi tore through western parts of Japan, leaving at least 11 people dead and hundreds injured. Extensive damage is still being assessed.
- South Korean envoys of President Moon Jae-in have arrived in Pyongyang, North Korea, carrying a letter from the president.
- A summit of Chinese and African leaders has highlighted China’s intention to deepen its relations with the continent.
September 5, Wednesday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Michael Reese and Ms. Emma Howard