July 6, Saturday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. A senior commander in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps has threatened to seize a British oil tanker in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker in Gibraltar.
  2. Nearly 1,000 Uighurs have taken to the streets in the Turkish city of Istanbul to protest China’s suppression of ethnic minorities.
  3. A group of ancient burial mounds in the western Japanese prefecture of Osaka is expected to be added to the World Heritage list at a UNESCO committee meeting on Saturday.