January 2, Monday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Yoshi Ogasawara and Ms. Emma Howard

  1. Turkish authorities are analyzing security camera video footage to identify a lone assailant in Sunday’s deadly nightclub attack in Istanbul.
  2. Japan’s Emperor has offered New Year’s greetings to the general public at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.
  3. Danish police have arrested the daughter of Choi Soon-sil, a long-time friend of South Korean President Park Geun-hye.