January 22, Sunday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. Millions of people have taken to city streets across the United States opposing the agenda of new President Donald Trump.
  2. Leaders of Europe’s right and far-right parties have gathered in Germany to present a united front ahead of major elections later this year.
  3. The United Nations cultural agency has strongly condemned Islamic State militants for further destroying cultural assets in the central Syrian city of Palmyra.