January 4, Saturday, 2020 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. The U.S. military has reported the attack on a Shia military group near the capital Baghdad, leaving six people dead. Earlier, the U.S. forces killed top Iranian military leader Qassem Soleimani near Baghdad airport.
  2. Authorities in Lebanon plan to hear from former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn about his arrival in the country, while out on bail in Japan.