September 10, Sunday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Yuko Matsumoto

1. The international community continues to closely watch North Korea after it celebrated its national foundation day on Saturday.
2. The Japanese foreign minister has asked ministers in Qatar to slash the number of North Korean nationals working in that Middle Eastern nation.
3. Rescue operations continue in Mexico after the magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck off the country’s southern coast on Thursday.