August 28, Monday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Yuka Matsumoto and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

1. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says North Korea’s latest missile launches were a provocation.
2. The death toll from growing clashes between Myanmar’s security forces and an armed group of minority Rohingya Muslims has exceeded 100.
3. Japan’s Tomokazu Harimoto has been crowned Men’s Singles champion at the International Table Tennis Federation World Tour, becoming the youngest-ever player to win the title.