August 26, Saturday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

1. The U.S. military says North Korea launched 3 short-range ballistic missiles on Saturday morning which all ended in failure.
2. A Japan-sponsored international ministerial meeting on African development has ended in Mozambique. The statement stressed the need to implement measures that promote private-sector investments.