The jihadist takeover of Iraq`s second city Mosul and a swathe of other northern territory brings the extremists closer to their goal of carving out a cross-border Islamic state, analysts say.
The 6.1-magnitude earthquake had its epicentre near Ernabella, in the middle of Australia, at a shallow depth of three kilometres.
Day in Pics: 28th August
August 28, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon