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Heartbreaking pictures show mother kangaroo reaching for joey one last time before dying in male companion's arms

A mother kangaroo has been captured reaching out to cuddle her joey one last time before she died.<p>The photographer, Evan Switzer, captured the moment on a bushland property in River Heads, Queensland, Australia.<p>He noticed what was going on while he was on a walk on the property on Monday …

Kurds make gains against Islamic State in northern Iraq

Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq say they are regaining ground against the forces of Islamic State in the area.<p>The Peshmerga fighters claim to have taken back three villages from the Islamic extremist militants, with the help of Iraqi warplanes.<p>Jim Muir reports from Baqarta where other Kurdish …

Libya crisis: US 'caught off-guard' by air strikes

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1103000/1103653_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534435535_41d3d447d05aa4c5e524e0d9563f033a<p><b>US officials say Egypt and the UAE were behind air strikes in Libya last week that targeted Islamist-linked militia.</b><p>A senior US official told the BBC …

Captured Russian troops 'in Ukraine by accident'

<b>Ten Russian soldiers captured in eastern Ukraine crossed the border "by accident", Russian military sources are quoted as saying.</b><p>Ukraine has released video interviews of some of the seized paratroopers.<p>The incident comes as the Ukrainian and Russian leaders have held their first-ever bilateral …

Colombia peace talks in 'decisive phase'

Talks to end five-decade war between government and FARC rebels at crucial point as sides come up with ceasefire terms.<p>Talks to end Colombia's five-decade conflict have entered what the government called a "decisive phase" as army officers and FARC rebels began work on the terms of an eventual …

India and Pakistan exchange deadly fire

At least four civilians, two from each Asian nation, killed in new border clashes as tension rises between two rivals.<p>India has accused Pakistani troops of firing guns and mortar rounds on at least three villages in the India-administered Kashmir, killing at least two members of one family, while …

US slams China over spy plane 'provocation'

US defence department says Chinese jet flew a few metres from Navy plane in international air space in South China Sea.<p>The United States has accused the Chinese military of provocation after one of its fighter jets conducted an "intercept" of a US Navy spy plane in international air space over the …

Deadly air strikes target fighters in Tripoli

At least 10 people killed after twin attacks on positions of militias allied to government in Libyan capital.<p>Two air strikes by unidentified planes have targeted positions of government-aligned fighters in Libya's capital, Tripoli, residents and a militia spokesman said.<p>Ten people were killed and …

Iran refuses to open key base to IAEA

Iranian defence minister says Tehran will not allow UN agency's nuclear inspectors into Parchin base.<p>Iran will not give UN nuclear inspectors access to a military base that they have been seeking to visit since 2005, Iranian Defence Minister Hossein Dehgan has said.<p>Dehgan's comments came just two …

Qatar denies backing Islamic State group

Foreign minister says Gulf state is repelled by armed group's views, their violent methods and their ambitions.<p>Qatar has rejected accusations of giving financial support to fighters of the Islamic State group who have seized large swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria, and condemned their …

Ukraine marks Independence Day with parade

Celebrations seen as show of military force as Kiev fights against pro-Russian fighters in eastern Ukraine.<p>Ukraine is celebrating its anniversary of independence with army parades in show of the country's military force as the Kiev government continues to fight against pro-Russian armed groups in …

Kidnapped US journalist freed in Syria

Peter Theo Curtis is handed over to UN peacekeepers in Golan Heights nearly two years after he was abducted.<p>An American journalist kidnapped nearly two years ago has been freed in Syria following Qatari mediation and handed over to UN peacekeepers in the Golan Heights.<p>Peter Theo Curtis was handed …

Nigeria rejects Boko Haram 'caliphate' claim

Military rejects armed group's claim that it recently established an "Islamic caliphate" in northeastern town of Gwoza.<p>The leader of Boko Haram has claimed that the Nigerian armed group will rule a northeastern town as part of an "Islamic caliphate", a claim quickly rejected by the military.<p>"Thanks …

Kashmir gun battle leaves several dead

Four rebels and an Indian soldier killed in fighting near the de facto border in India-administered Kashmir.<p>Four rebels and an army trooper have been killed near the de facto border in India-administered Kashmir, Indian defence officials said.<p>The rebels, who remain unidentified, were killed in …

Iran says it shot down Israeli drone

Revolutionary Guard elite force says it shot down Israeli spy drone above nuclear site at Natanz.<p>Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard says it has brought down an Israeli stealth drone above the Natanz uranium enrichment site in the centre of the country.<p>The Guards issued a statement saying the drone …

Can Somalia disarm its militias? | Somalia

Earlier this month, the Somali government announced a campaign to rid the country of illegal weapons. Politicians say it will be a major step to bring peace to a nation torn apart by years of civil strife and lawlessness.<p>Weapons are everywhere in Somalia. They are in the hands of the militia and …

Islamic State captures key Syrian air base

Hundreds reportedly killed as fighters storm the Tabqa base in northeast Syria, the army's last foothold in the area.<p>Fighters from the Islamic State group have taken over an air base in northeast Syria, capturing it from government forces after fighting that cost more than 500 lives, a monitoring …

Deep Pockets, Dark Goals: How Will ISIS Keep Funding Terror?

Investigations<p>Ransom payments for kidnap victims, crimes like extortion and robbery and, lately, oil sales are believed to have brought in “hundreds of millions of dollars” for ISIS during its two-year reign of terror, U.S. intelligence officials tell NBC News. But the group is burning through …

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Iraq conflict: UN warns of possible Amerli 'massacre'

<b>The UN has called for action to prevent what it says may be a possible massacre in the northern Iraqi town of Amerli.</b><p>Special representative Nickolay Mladenov says he is "seriously alarmed" by reports regarding the conditions in which the town's residents live.<p>Amerli, under siege by Islamic State …

US 'set to launch air strikes' on senior Isis leaders in Syria

The United States was said to be considering air strikes aimed at eliminating individual leaders of Islamic State as Turkey came under mounting pressure to stem the flow of jihadists across its border into Syria.<p>As Washington on Saturday debated extending air strikes into Syria, senior British …

U.N.: 'Unspeakable' suffering in Iraqi town besieged by ISIS fighters

As violence continues to wrack Iraq, the United Nations warned Saturday of another ethnic slaughter in the making by Sunni extremists from ISIS.<p>ISIS fighters have besieged the ethnic Turkmen Shiite town of Amerli in the north for two months, and its fewer than 20,000 residents are without power and …

Britain plans tougher laws to tackle UK jihadists

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Saturday it planned tougher laws to deal with British Islamist militants after Islamic State (IS) fighters in the Middle East released a video showing a suspected Briton beheading U.S. journalist James Foley.<p>Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May leaves Downing …

Fears grow for second kidnapped US journalist

Friends of Steven Sotloff, allegedly the second journalist shown in Islamic State beheading video, call for his release.<p>Steven Sotloff, of Miami, Florida, is apparently the second journalist shown in the Islamic State group's video of the grisly beheading of American reporter James Foley.<p>Sotloff, …

1985 Volkswagen Typ 183 Iltis

This 1985 Typ 183 Iltis is a Bombardier built, ex-Canadian military version that’s said to be daily driven. Effectively the Thing’s replacement, …

Hardtop and Overdrive: 1974 Triumph TR6

This 1974 Triumph TR6 (CF12962 U O) is said to be rust free and mostly original apart from a respray in the original French Blue. A hardtop and …

1974 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40

This 1974 Toyota Land Cruiser is said to be mostly original with 67k miles from new. A dealer-installed Warn winch is a very cool option, while new …