May 26, Friday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Mariko Kojima

1. The Group of Seven leaders will begin their summit in Italy on Friday.
2. North Korea’s state-run media reports that Russia has reaffirmed its stance of opposing U.S. sanctions against Pyongyang.
3. The last remaining unit of Japanese peacekeepers has left South Sudan, ending more than 5 years of Japan’s participation in a U.N. operation there.