August 24, Thursday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Hiroko Kitadai and Ms. Yuka Matsumoto

1. The mayor of Nagasaki has urged Japan’s government to serve as a bridge between nuclear and non-nuclear powers so that the recently adopted U.N. treaty banning nuclear weapons will become more effective.
2. The U.S. military’s Osprey aircraft has participated in nighttime flight training in a join exercise with Japan’s Self-Defense Forces.
3. North Korea’s state-run media reports suggest the country may be developing a new land-based solid-fuel ballistic missile.