September 5, Tuesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

1. The United States plans to circulate a new tougher U.N. Security Council resolution on North Korea soon and seek a vote next Monday.
2. South Korea’s defense minister says the country is forming a military unit that will exclusively target the North Korean leadership.
3. Indonesia is urging Myanmar to halt a military crackdown against Rohingya, a Muslim minority in the predominantly Buddhist country.