October 7, Friday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Mr. Yamaguchi Hiroaki

1.Sweden’s security agency says leaks from two undersea gas pipelines linking Russia and Germany were caused by detonations. The Swedish Security Service said on Thursday investigations were analyzing material to determine who was behind the leaks from the Nord Stream pipelines.
2.French President Emmanuel Macron has seen the Russian invasion of Ukraine threaten security, energy and food. In May, he pitched the idea of a community stretching across the continent. Now, leaders of what’s being called the European Political Community met for the first time in Thursday in Prague. Officials from the 27 countries in the European Union welcomed those from 17 others including Ukraine, which is waiting to join the EU.
3.A former police officer went on a rampage at a daycare center in Thailand on Thursday. Thirty-five people were killed, including more than 20 children. About 10 others were injured.