December 6, Friday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Mr. Raja Pradhan

1. Family members and colleagues of Japanese doctor Tetsu Nakamura are due to arrive in Afghanistan on Friday to claim his body following his death in Wednesday’s armed attack.

2. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates as early as next month.

3. International environmental groups have urged Japan and other nations to abolish coal-fired power generation in order to help combat climate change.