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Perfume looks to the future with kindness

Unification Church ties likely to weigh on Cabinet despite Kishida’s bid for stability

Germany looks like it is ready to begin a fourth nuclear exit

Nick Kyrgios not surprised by win over No. 1 Daniil Medvedev

Health panel issues warning over COVID-19 in Japan

Colts quarterback Matt Ryan to play in first preseason game

All Blacks’ Beauden Barrett feared worst after scary collision during South Africa test

Serena Williams gets emotional sendoff after falling at Canadian Open

Gifu project to rescue cats using tax donation system draws backers

How Shinzo Abe left a legacy for Japan in geoeconomics

Deshaun Watson to get start in Browns’ first preseason game

North Korea declares victory over COVID while revealing Kim suffered fever

Unification Church ties loom over Kishida’s new Cabinet

China’s ex-COVID patients live under ‘dark shadow’ of stigma

Real Madrid defeat Eintracht Frankfurt to win fifth UEFA Super Cup

SoftBank gives up a third of Alibaba stake for $34 billion amid mounting losses

Trump taps small, trusted pool of lawyers as legal woes mount

Ukraine accuses Russia of using nuclear plant for deadly rocket attack

Japan’s new industry minister vows to boost use of nuclear power amid energy challenges

Kishida’s Cabinet reshuffle indicates Bank of Japan easing will continue

U.S. rethinks approach to China tariffs in wake of Taiwan response

No major damage reported after series of quakes hit Hokkaido

Fed officials say rates likely to rise into next year to curb inflation

What’s behind the key appointments in Kishida’s new ‘unity Cabinet’

‘Tang’: The future is bright, bland and low on surprises

Three major takeaways from the FBI raid on Trump’s home

Keeping cool as U.S.-China tensions simmer

JSA taps veteran presenter for new English-language YouTube channel

LDP politics take precedence over economy in Kishida’s Cabinet reshuffle

Opposition camp slams reshuffle of Cabinet and LDP executives

Japan’s new defense chief set to have his work cut out for him — again

Far-right populists come out of the racist closet

Forget about Brad Pitt in his latest movie; the bullet train is the real star

Shohei Ohtani’s feat brings scope of major league history into focus

The fabric of timelessness in the visionary designs of Issey Miyake

Shionogi confirms efficacy of oral COVID drug for omicron subvariant

Demand for bonds is back, with BOJ no longer the only buyer in town

Shohei Ohtani matches Babe Ruth with 10-win, 10-homer MLB season

Police quiz man found carrying homemade ‘gunpowder’ near U.S. Embassy in Tokyo

Naomi Osaka exits Toronto Open with back injury

England head coach Eddie Jones rebuked for private school criticism

Nancy Pelosi trip hinders Biden effort to galvanize Asia against China

LIV Golf trio denied chance to play in PGA playoffs

Robot arms to replace shelf stockers at FamilyMart in Japan

Japan’s wholesale inflation moderates on easing global commodity pressure

China’s cities face tough choice: More green energy or food

World hammer throw champion to avoid flying after twice losing gear

The U.S.-China rift moves climate politics into an era of competition

Olympic speed skating medalist gets 18-month ban for post-party crash

Serena Williams to retire from playing after U.S. Open