- The family of Tetsu Nakamura arrived in Afghanistan on Friday to claim his body. The Japanese humanitarian and physician was gunned down with five others on Wednesday.
- U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the world’s governments to be “courageous enough” to face climate change.
- A senior Iranian diplomat says he hopes the planned visit to Japan by President Hassan Rouhani late this month will help strengthen economic ties.
December 7, Saturday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu