May 5, Sunday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono has pledged the government will support South Sudan in its efforts to forge peace in the war-torn country.
  2. A Japanese atomic bomb survivor has called on people around the world to work together to abolish nuclear arms.
  3. The conflict between Israel and the Islamic militant group Hamas has flared up.