September 1, Friday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Eriko Kojima and Ms. Emma Howard

1. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his British counterpart, Theresa May, have released joint statements on security and economic cooperation after their talks in Tokyo.
2. Japan’s Air Self-Defense Force says its fighter jets have held a drill with U.S. bombers and fighters in response to North Korea’s latest missile launch.
3. Myanmar’s military says an operation against an armed group of minority Rohingya Muslims has left nearly 400 people dead.