July 5, Friday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Ms. Raja Pradhan

  1. Police in Tokyo have arrested two Chinese nationals in connection with a scam using a cashless payment service from Seven-Eleven Japan.
  2. Russia’s Foreign Ministry says it has lodged a protest with Japan over a video that was used at the recent G20 summit in Osaka. It says the four Russian islands were marked as the Japanese territory.
  3. Authorities in the British territory of Gibraltar say they have intercepted an Iranian supertanker suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria, in violation of EU sanctions.