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Australian Instagram Model Found Dead On Billionaire's Yacht In Greece

Sinead McNamara , 20, originally from Port Macquarie in northern NSW, had been working onboard the Mayan Queen IV superyacht for about four months when she died on board the ship. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is providing consular assistance to Ms McNamara's family. Ms McNamara was travelling in the seaside town of Pylos on the southwest coast of Greece .


Brazilian court bars Lula da Silva from running in presidential election

Brazilian court bars Lula da Silva from running in presidential election

The ruling comes after the UN Human Rights Committee appealed to the Brazilian government, asking it to allow the former president to exercise his political rights. Lula's Workers' Party is expected to appeal the decision to the Supreme Court and has until September 17 to replace Lula with another candidate or forfeit the ticket.


President Edgar Lungu arrives in Beijing China

President Edgar Lungu arrives in Beijing China

Xi and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will both chair a roundtable discussion at the summit where Chinese and African leaders will discuss China-Africa relations as well as global and regional issues of common concern, the Xinhua report said.


Pentagon canceling $300M in aid to Pakistan, citing record on militants

Pentagon canceling $300M in aid to Pakistan, citing record on militants

The Trump administration accuses Islamabad of harboring insurgents who are waging a 17-year-old war in neighboring Afghanistan, a charge Pakistan denies . The Pak-US ties have been frosty for several months. State Department said the USA was suspending "security assistance" to Pakistan as the trust level between the two countries drastically declined.


Pak PM Imran Khan Visits Army Headquarters For His 1st Security Briefing

Pak PM Imran Khan Visits Army Headquarters For His 1st Security Briefing

The prime minister laid floral wreath at the Shuhada's monument to pay tribute to the martyrs. The prime minister said the campaign will continue till plantation of 10 billion trees across the country in five years. It was the prime minister's first meeting with the COAS after assuming office. Mr Khan and General Bajwa had held their first meeting in 2017 when the cricketer-turned-politician congratulated the latter over his promotion and appointment as Pak army chief.


Ukrainian Separatist Leader Zakharchenko Dies In Cafe Blast

Ukrainian Separatist Leader Zakharchenko Dies In Cafe Blast

His death was reported soon after the cafe explosion, but the extent of the casualties was not revealed until DPT health minister Alexander Oprishchenko reported them on Saturday. Zakharchenko was a co-signee of the peace agreement, along with fellow rebel Igor Plotnitsky, chief of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People's Republic, who was deposed in late 2017.