- Global deaths from the coronavirus have topped one million. According to Johns Hopkins University in the U.S., the number of fatalities stood at 1,000,555 as of 1:00 UTC on Tuesday. The United States had the highest number at 205,031, followed by Brazil, at 142,058, and India, at 95,542.
- U.S. President Donald Trump has announced plans to distribute 150 billion coronavirus test kits to states in the coming weeks. The move comes as the first presidential debate draws closer.
- A second day of heavy clashes between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops continued into the night on Monday, with the death toll topping 90, including civilians. The two former Soviet republics have been in conflict for more than three decades, with disputes focused on Nagorno-Karabakh, a mainly ethnic Armenian autonomous region in western Azerbaijan.
September 29, Tuesday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Ms. Yamamoto Miki