October 13, Friday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Mariko Kojima

1. Debate at a U.N. disarmament committee is highlighting the sharp division between nuclear powers and non-nuclear states.
2. People living near the accident site in Okinawa will ask authorities to demand the U.S. military stop using helipads situated around their district.
3. Finance ministers and central bank governors of the Group of 20 economies have begun talks in the U.S. capital of Washington.