February 12, Sunday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

1. The South Korean military says North Korea fired a ballistic missile from North Pyongan Province in the country’s northwestern region on Sunday morning.
2. Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga says the government has protested to North Korea over its firing of a ballistic missile.
3. The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned continued fighting across South Sudan that has killed or displaced a large number of civilians.