December 7, Saturday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

  1. The family of Tetsu Nakamura arrived in Afghanistan on Friday to claim his body. The Japanese humanitarian and physician was gunned down with five others on Wednesday.
  2. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the world’s governments to be “courageous enough” to face climate change.
  3. A senior Iranian diplomat says he hopes the planned visit to Japan by President Hassan Rouhani late this month will help strengthen economic ties.