The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Bush backs ‘courageous’ Rumsfeld
US President George W. Bush strongly backed Donald Rumsfeld today and said the nation owed him a debt of gratitude, countering calls by some Democrats for the defence secretary to resign over his handling of the Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal. ...  | Read.. 
Inmates protest
Inmates at Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad staged an angry demonstration against their detention today, disrupting a US public relations exercise to repair damage done by a ...  | Read.. 
Koirala rejects king’s offer
The Nepali Congress chief Girija Prasad Koirala and the Communist Party of Nepal (United, Marxist-Leninist ) general secretary Madhav Nepal, have turned down King Gyanend ...  | Read.. 
Crackdown on partymen spurs Sharif brother return
The younger brother of exiled former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said today that a government crackdown on his supporters made his flight back to Pakistan today urg ...  | Read.. 
Ben Affleck at a basketball game in Los Angeles. (AFP)
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Iraq pressure on apologetic Blair
An apologetic Tony Blair pledged today to crack down on any British mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners..  | Read.. 
Red Cross witnessed abuse at prison
The Red Cross saw US troops keeping Iraqi prisoners naked for days in darkness at the Abu Ghraib ja..  | Read.. 
Troops kill 35 Sadr followers
US troops killed 35 members of rebel cleric Moqtada al-Sadr ...  | Read.. 

Arroyo poll boost
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo looked likely to win six more years ...  | Read.. 

Chechen leader buried, Russia claims control
The leader of Russia’s restive Chechnya region was buried t ...  | Read..