September 16, Friday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1.Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says a mass grave has been found in a liberated key stronghold city. Zelenskyy said, “Bucha, Mariupol, now, unfortunately, Izyum… Russia leaves death everywhere. And it must be held accountable for that.”
2.NHK has learned that Tokyo prosecutors have questioned former Japanese Olympic Committee President Takeda Tsunekazu about sponsorship contracts for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. Sources close to the matter tell NHK that Takeda was questioned on a voluntary basis.
3.Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping have held their first face-to-face meeting since Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine. They reaffirmed their ties amid tensions with Western leaders. The leaders met during a summit of the economic and security group, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.