June 20, Wednesday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Mariko Kojima

  1. The United States says it is withdrawing from the United Nations Human Rights Council because of what it calls the organization’s chronic bias against Israel.
  2. North Korean leader Kim Jong un reportedly wants denuclearization to be carried out in stages, with the backing of China.
  3. On the 6th day of the FIFA World Cup in Russia, Japan beat its group’s favorites Colombia 2 to 1, becoming the first Asian team to defeat a South American squad at the World Cup.