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A man looks at a television screen displaying cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan swearing in as Prime Minister of Pakistan, in Karachi, Pakistan August 18, 2018. Reuters
Imran Khan sworn in

Former cricketer now takes on challenge of forming a coalition govt in Pakistan

Trump’s botched Turkey policy

The two countries have generally managed to keep difficulties within acceptable limits

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Bangladesh ‘a good place for SL investors’

Sri Lankan entrepreneurs with investment in Bangladesh meet top Bangladeshi officials in Colombo

FILE PHOTO: A sacrificial cow is lowered from a rooftop by crane, ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha festival in Karachi, Pakistan, August 12, 2018. Reuters

Crane lift for rooftop cattle

A Karachi man started raising calves in a rooftop shed about 15 years ago

Makeup artist He Yuhong posing without her makeup and garments (L), and without her makeup (C) following her transformation (R) into the

Chinese make-up artist brings paintings to life

He Yuhong, a southwestern city of Chongqing based artist, has gone viral on Chinese social media for her make-up transformations

Pakistan ban Jamshed for 10 years

An anti-corruption tribunal punishes the batsman for his part in the 2017 spot-fixing scandal

India's citizenship test
looms over families

Opposition parties say Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party is denying citizenship to Muslims through the Assam list

Chief Marketing Officer Merlin Ouboter (L) of Swiss Microlino AG sits in an electric-powered Microlino car as he answers questions of tourists from the United States in Zurich, Switzerland August 16, 2018. Reuters

Swiss brothers ready to refloat bubble car

It was a symbol of cheap and cheerful mobility on European roads in the 1950s and 60s

A logo of vaccine maker Changsheng Bio-technology Co Ltd is seen at its building in Changchun, Jilin, China Jul 23, 2018. Reuters

China sacks 6 over vaccine scandal

They were headed two departments at the China Food and Drug Administration

Tite brings in young blood for friendlies

Pereira and Arthur are among the new names in a much-changed Brazil squad

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Mitsubishi to buy 25%
of Summit LNG

Commercial operations are expected to start in 2019 under the $3 billion LNG-to-power project

Rohingya Muslims wait to cross the border to Bangladesh, in a temporary camp outside Maungdaw, northern Rakhine state, Myanmar November 12, 2017. Reuters

US imposes sanctions on Myanmar military

The sanctions target four military and police commanders and two army units for involvement in ‘ethnic cleansing’ of the Rohingyas

FILE PHOTO: Premiere of Avengers: Infinity War - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, US, 23/04/2018 - Actress Scarlett Johansson. Reuters.

Scarlett Johansson highest-paid actresses

She leads Angelina Jolie to top Forbes’ annual list of the world’s highest-paid actresses