The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
US runs into defiance and clash
Shia guerrillas clashed with US troops near Kufa today as their leader, rebel cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, defied demands that he disband his militia to spare Iraq’s shrine cities from bloodshed. ...  | Read.. 
Thorn in ANC crown
The African National Congress (ANC) celebrated a huge victory today in South Africa’s elections, but failed to win outright control of KwaZulu-Natal province, one of the poll ...  | Read.. 
Deuba held during protest
Former Nepali Prime Minister whose ouster by the king two years ago set off a political crisis, was detained today as he led a protest to denounce the monarch who sacked him. ...  | Read.. 
Pak tribe to hunt for militants
A Pakistani tribe whose members are accused of harbouring al Qaida fighters is preparing to launch a hunt for the militants, after those sheltering them refused to surrender, ...  | Read.. 
Abdullah, a three-year-old Palestinian refugee in the al Hussein camp in Amman, Jordan, holds the key to her grandfather’s house in Israel. Jordan h ...  | Read
Grim Rumsfeld extends troops’ tour of duty
Expressing surprise at the growing US military death toll in Iraq, defence secretary Donald Rumsfel..  | Read.. 
Bush does to Blair what Powell did to Yashwant
As far as external affairs ministers go, Yashwant Sinha is in good company! ..  | Read.. 
Drinkers believe alcohol is healthy
A growing number of people believe that drinking alcohol is ...  | Read.. 

Chlorine leak kills 7 in China
Seven people were killed, three injured and about 150,000 e ...  | Read..