April 16, Sunday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

1. North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Sunday, but it appears to have failed.
2. One year has passed since the most devastating earthquake occurred among a series of tremors in and around Japan’s southwestern prefecture of Kumamoto.
3. Turkey is holding a referendum on Sunday on whether to grant sweeping new powers to the president.