February 26, Sunday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

1. U.S. lawmakers and news media are calling for North Korea to be redesignated a state sponsor of terrorism after the launch of a missile by Pyongyang and the death of Kim Jong Nam.
2. Myanmar’s police have arrested 2 former military officers in connection with the killing of a lawyer.
3. Dozens were killed by bomb attacks at two government security offices in the western Syrian city of Homs on Saturday.