July 15, Saturday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

1. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said Japan will provide aid in the amount of more than 12 million dollars to Jordan.
2. Chinese authorities say the body of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo was cremated following a ceremony attended by his family and friends on Saturday.
3. At a Red Sea resort in Egypt, a man wielding a knife has stabbed 2 German women to death and wounded 4 other foreign tourists.