January 3, Tuesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms.Fumiko Konoe

  1. South Korea’s Justice Ministry has asked Denmark to extradite the daughter of Choi Soon-sil, a long-time friend of President Park Geun-hye.
  2. Turkish authorities say police have detained 8 people in connection with the New Year’s nightclub shooting in Istanbul.
  3. Authorities in Myanmar are investigating a video filmed in the western part of the country that shows police beating Rohingya villagers.