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Cats know their feline friends’ names purrfectly, Japanese study says

Kishida takes aim at Japan’s primary care doctor system in response to pandemic

Frenzied Summer Basho offering little clarity on sumo’s future

Japan urges China to play ‘responsible role’ for peace in Ukraine

Finland and Sweden formally ask to join NATO, in potentially its biggest expansion in two decades

Poor countries face a mounting catastrophe fueled by inflation and debt

Iga Swiatek a heavy favorite for second French Open title

Sony readies for metaverse revolution with cross-platform push

Japan enacts bill to have civil court procedures go virtual

Russian gymnast banned for one year for pro-war ‘Z’ symbol

Japan ‘sounded out’ about hosting 2023 Asian Cup

Around 130 Toyota affiliates affected as leak disrupts industrial water supply

Japan and Britain resolve jurisdiction issue in talks over military pact

Japan’s Lower House OKs bill to launch agency for children

NBA’s Adam Silver says getting Brittney Griner home ‘No. 1 priority’

Japan captain Yoshida seeks to exorcise ‘ghosts’ and reach last eight

Biden to launch Indo-Pacific economic plan during coming Japan visit

Liverpool takes title race down to the wire with win at Southampton

Investigators probe whether China Eastern crash was intentional, sources say

Government begins online Japanese classes for Ukrainian evacuees

U.S. seeks to wean India from Russian weapons with arms-aid package

Boxing great Wladimir Klitschko calls for IOC ban on Russian athletes

Better-prepared Tiger Woods says he can win PGA Championship

Giants score three ninth-inning runs in walk-off over Carp

Fight with China risks backfiring on Australia’s Morrison at the polls

Putin takes Mariupol, but wider Donbas victory may be slipping from reach

Japan’s sputtering recovery offers support for BOJ stimulus case

New economic security bill lays the foundation for real national security

Terunofuji stays in hunt as Takanosho and Ichiyamamoto lead