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Heatwave respite likely Monday

The Met Office has forecast rains 

Can Corbyn’s Labour Party rid itself of anti-Semitism?

He has repeatedly said that he wants to drive anti-Semitism from his party

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Bangladesh ‘a good place for SL investors’

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

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio (L) and Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos gestures during an alliance meeting with local political parties in Paranaque, Metro Manila in Philippines, August 13, 2018. Reuters

Sara Duterte emerging as a power-broker

It looks like a Duterte dynasty might be taking shape

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

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

Move to revive Rajapaksa’s presidential bid

A former minister says he is moving the Supreme Court

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

Ecuador slams door on Venezuelans

Venezuelans  fleeing their country's economic crisis are blocked as they try to cross from Colombia.

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Priyanka gets engaged to Nick Jonas

No date has been announced for the marriage