December 9, Saturday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

1. Various clashes between Palestinians and Israeli troops have left two people dead and more than 760 wounded.
2. Japanese police have arrested 3 crew members of a North Korean boat on suspicion of theft.
3. Fifteen U.N. peace keepers have been killed by rebels in eastern Congo.