October 25, Wednesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Emma Howard

1. The Chinese Communist Party’s new central committee convened its first general assembly on Wednesday and selected the 7-member Politburo Standing Committee.
2. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has called on Pakistan to take more action against militants in the country.
3. The Olympic torch for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games has been lit at a ceremony in southern Greece.