October 29, Monday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Ms. Emma Howard and Mr. Yoshi Ogasawara

  1. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will hold their 12th summit in Tokyo on Monday.
  2. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has expressed hope that discussions will begin with the United States on the possibility of a new treaty.
  3. Indonesia’s government says a Lion Air passenger plane has lost contact and is believed to have crashed in the Ocean off Jakarta shortly after taking off on Wednesday morning.