1. North Korea’s state-run newspaper says sending a high-level delegation to South Korea was meaningful in improving bilateral ties.
2. Russian investigative authorities say all 71 people on board a plane that crashed near Moscow on Sunday have been killed.
3. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has admitted that his administration has failed to have sufficient dialogue with the Iranian people.

February 12, Monday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Yoshi Ogasawara and Ms. Yuka Matsumoto