January 14, Monday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Yoshi Ogasawara and Ms. Emma Howard

  1. Israel’s prime minister says the country’s military carried out an airstrike on Iranian targets in Syria.
  2. A French far-right party has launched a campaign for this year’s European Parliament election, and is pledging to retake authority from the E.U.
  3. Japan has denied refusing to hold a news conference after Foreign Minister Taro Kono meets his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on Monday.