- Turkey’s Defense Ministry says the military has launched ground operations into Northern Syria, targeting Kurdish forces. Eight people, including civilians, have been reportedly killed.
- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has congratulated Japanese scientist Akira Yoshino for winning this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
- Typhoon Hagibis could make landfall in eastern Japan on Saturday, bringing gale force winds and heavy rains over a wide area.
October 10, Thursday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai