March 17, Sunday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa


  1. New Zealand’s police commissioner has stressed that at this moment only one suspect, Brenton Tarrant, has been charged with murder for the shootings at two mosques.
  2. Yellow vest protesters have taken to the streets across France for the 18th straight weekend. Some of them turned violent.
  3. The head of the Japanese Olympic Committee has informed his associates that he will step down, in the lead-up to the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympics.