September 30, Wednesday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Ms. Yamamoto Miki

  1. U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden have just wrapped up the first of three face-to-face debates. The Supreme Court, the economy and the coronavirus pandemic were among the top issues during the 90-minute debate.
  2. The ruling emir of Kuwait has died at the age of 91. Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah is remembered as a neutral mediator in the Middle East.
  3. The U.N. Security Council is urging Armenia and Azerbaijan to resume dialogue to end the latest round of heavy fighting over disputed territory.