January 25, Saturday, 2020 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. Health authorities in China say the death toll from a deadly coronavirus has risen to 41, with hundreds of additional cases of infection taking the number of people affected throughout the country to almost 1,300.
  2. The Turkish government says 18 have been confirmed dead in a powerful earthquake that hit the country’s east on Friday. The quake caused 30 buildings to collapse in hard-hit areas.