October 6, Sunday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. U.S. officials want to restart denuclearization talks with their North Korean counterparts, but observers say Pyongyang has put the ball back into U.S. President Donald Trump’s court.
  2. In Hong Kong, anti-government protesters wearing face masks marched on Saturday despite the prohibition on such coverings at rallies.
  3. The European Union has informed the Japanese government that it will likely ease import restrictions on Japanese food products before the end of the year.