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Ailing Rafael Nadal unsure about health ahead of Wimbledon semifinal

Strong support validates Kishida’s world-defying inflation policy ahead of vote

Record number of women and LGBTQ election hopefuls run to shake up Japan politics

Shohei Ohtani strikes out 10 and drives in two runs as Angels end skid

In China’s Shenzhen, nostalgia persists for the old days of Hong Kong culture

Jail time and tougher penalties for online insults come into effect in Japan

Scalded by Russia, investment funds tread carefully in China

Yuya Osako’s injury-time winner lifts Kobe off bottom of J. League table

Tigers hold off Carp to move closer to third place

Tired of waiting for cars, Japan’s consumers turn to motorcycles

EU parliament backs labeling gas and nuclear investments as green

Defiant Johnson refuses to quit amid resignations and firings

‘Believers’ is explicit but has nothing to say

‘Broken Commandment’: A timely call for a tolerant society

Tokyo rock quartet Hazy Sour Cherry’s strange adventure

Skirmish over Japan’s defense spending behind key ministry appointment

Japan’s forestry industry tests robots to address labor shortage

In the land of the free, democracy is under attack

Pitching sensation Roki Sasaki earns first NPB All-Star selection

The supply-side fight against inflation

Warren Buffett’s advice for the barbarians at Japan’s gate

Harassment of female candidates a growing issue in Japanese politics

Russia’s brain drain is officially under way

China’s private health system hurt by tough coronavirus controls

Tesla may be driving itself out of the running

Japan to lose Sakhalin-2 rights if Kishida supports oil price cap, Medvedev warns

Cubs’ Seiya Suzuki homers in second straight game since injury return

Japan ruling bloc tipped to win over half of Upper House seats in election

Failed ‘Captain Tsubasa’ NFT offers window into the risks of crypto

Pentathlete Cedric Chatellier upbeat on obstacle racing after test

Record 15,000 people needed hospital care in June due to historic heat wave

Far from war, Ukraine sumo team trains for global glory in Japan

Alleged Shanghai cyberattack exposes dangers of China’s data trove

Giants and Shosei Togo put brakes on runaway Swallows

Cameron Norrie faces ‘alien’ challenge in first Grand Slam semifinal

Rise in COVID cases prompts Japan to consider delaying travel subsidy

Biden mulls lifting China tariffs as industry and labor unions press to keep them

Christophe Galtier the man for PSG’s latest change of approach

Utility giant Tepco weighs joining Toshiba bid

Tiger Woods: ‘No way physically’ to play U.S. Open

Japan captain Maya Yoshida completes Schalke switch

Reduced U.S. testing is blurring view of the pandemic

Mo Farah to take part in London Marathon

U.K. PM Boris Johnson vows to plow on despite slew of resignations

Suspect in July 4 parade shooting charged with seven counts of first-degree murder

Japan and South Korea buyers not yet asked to pay rubles for Russian LNG imports

The downward spiral of the U.S.-China ‘tech cold war’

Rising cost of farming casts shadow over Upper House race in Hokkaido

Japanese research project aims to create Earth-like artificial gravity

The never-ending process of normalizing China-Japan ties