February 19, Monday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradan and Ms. Yuka Matsumoto

1. Japan’s Nao Kodaira has set a new Olympic record to win the gold medal in the women’s 500 meter speed skating at the PyeongChang Olympics.
2. Israel and Iran have traded accusations over a recent cross-border airstrike in Syria conducted by Israel.
3. The people of Kosovo have celebrated a decade since it declared independence from Serbia.