November 10, Friday, 2023

1. US officials have pressed their Israeli counterparts repeatedly for a pause in the fighting in the Gaza Strip. They say the Israelis have agreed to stop military operations against Hamas militants for four hours every day.
2. Japan’s senior national security official and China’s foreign minister have exchanged opinions on holding a summit between the leaders of their countries. Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio is considering holding talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping in the US city of San Francisco on the sidelines of the summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum next week. 3. In Major League Baseball, Japanese two-way star Ohtani Shohei has won the Silver Slugger Award in the designated hitter category. He received the award in the American League for the second time since 2021.