July 2, Tuesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Hiroko Kitadai and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

1. A night of escalating violence in Hong Kong has left territory shaken and its government scrambling to respond.

2. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the amount of low-enriched uranium stockpiled in the country has exceeded the limit imposed by the 2015 nuclear deal.

3. Saudi Arabia’s minister of state for foreign affairs is urging countries to pressure Tehran to abide by the 2015 nuclear deal.