1.The U.S. Senate has started the impeachment trial against former President Donald Trump for allegedly inciting an insurrection at the Capitol last month.

2.The United Nations has expressed concern about the response of authorities in Myanmar to widespread protests in the country, saying “the use of disproportionate force against demonstrators is unacceptable.”

3.The Japanese government is leaning toward the view that it will be difficult to lift the state of emergency for the Tokyo metropolitan area and the Kansai region for the time being. This is in light of the coronavirus infection situation and governors’ opinions.

February 10, Wednesday, 2021(1:30 p.m.) Newsline