September 21, Thursday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Yuka Matsumoto and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

1. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called on countries to strictly and fully implement the U.N. Security Council resolutions on North Korea.
2. 50 countries and regions have signed a global treaty at U.N. Headquarters to legally ban nuclear weapons.
3. Mexican officials have confirmed 230 deaths in the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that hit the central part of the country on Tuesday.