June 22, Saturday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

1. U.S. President Donald Trump has acknowledged he approved military airstrikes on Iran, but pulled back just minutes before they were to be carried out.

2. The International Labour Organization has adopted the first global convention to combat violence and harassment in the workplace.

3. The European Union has stressed that it will not renegotiate Britain’s withdrawal agreement from the bloc even if Britain’s next prime minister seeks changes to the so-called Brexit deal.