The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
UN gambles on low US profile in Iraq
The UN Security Council gave international legitimacy to Iraq’s efforts to regain sovereignty in the hope a less visible American political presence would reduce the daily bloodshed. ...  | Read.. 
Shakespeare silences guns in warring Rio slum
Shakespeare silenced the guns in a no man’s land separating two warring Rio de Janeiro gangs last night as residents of nearby slums watched Brazilian TV stars perform a play ...  | Read.. 
Militants planned raid on Nato hub: Paper
A group of suspected Islamic militants arrested in Italy and Belgium may have been planning an attack on Nato headquarters or the European Parliament, Italian newspaper Co ...  | Read.. 
11 militants die in Pak clash
Pakistani troops killed at least eleven foreign militants and surrounded others today in a tribal area bordering Afghanistan where they have been trying to flush out hundreds ...  | Read.. 
Sharon Stone during a basketball game in Los Angeles. (AFP)
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‘Smoking luxury of poor’
Plain-speaking health minister John Reid has kicked up a storm in Britain by saying that smoking is..  | Read.. 
Bulky SUVs barred from Paris
Bulky four-by-fours could be banned from clogging up the chic streets of Paris after a top official..  | Read..