July 10, Monday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Yuka Matsumoto

1. Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says Iraqi forces have defeated the Islamic State militant group and liberated the northern city of Mosul.
2. Russian President Vladimir Putin has told former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori that he is increasingly willing to solve a territorial dispute with Japan.
3. Japan’s prime minister reportedly plans to remove Defense Minister Tomomi Inada when he reshuffles his Cabinet.