November 16, Thursday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Yuka Matsumoto and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

1. Japan’s defense minister and the general in command of U.S. forces Korea have agreed to continue to put pressure on North Korea, who joined the military drills between the two nations.
2. U.S. President Donald Trump has stressed the success of his recent tour to Asia, his first since taking office.
3. Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has reportedly been put under house arrest after what appears to be a “military coup.” Observers say he may be forced to resign.