October 12, Thursday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

1. A U.S. transport helicopter has made an emergency landing on grazing land in Japan’s southern prefecture of Okinawa.
2. U.S. President Donald Trump has reiterated his tough stance on North Korea. The country is continuing to pursue its missile and nuclear program despite condemnation from the international community.
3. A senior official of the Ukrainian government has denied the possibility that the country’s rocket-engine technology had been supplied to North Korea.