January 4, Wednesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Ms. Yuka Matsumoto

  1. The Tokyo Stock Exchange has reopened on Wednesday after the New Year break.
  2. Turkish security authorities are reportedly investigating 8 people under detention in connection with Sunday’s deadly shooting rampage at a nightclub in Istanbul. They are suspected to be linked to the Islamic State group.
  3. New U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has promoted multiculturism in his first speech at the organization’s headquarters since taking office.