November 7, Tuesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

1. Japan will expand its sanctions on North Korea, freezing the assets of an additional 9 organizations and 26 individuals to intensify pressure on Pyongyang.
2. The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a statement strongly condemning the Myanmar government for violence against minority Rohingya Muslims.
3. A U.S. delegate back to the U.N. climate change conference in Germany has reiterated the country’s plan to withdraw from the Paris agreement on global warming.