June 3, Sunday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. U.S. President Donald Trump’s new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports have driven a wedge between Washington and the other members of the Group of 7.
  2. A Chinese military official has reacted sharply to U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’s statement that Beijing is militarizing the South China Sea.
  3. A new regional government has been formed in Spain’s Catalonia region.