The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Najaf shrine hit by shrapnel
US Marines and Shia militiamen fought fierce battles around a shrine in Najaf today in some of the heaviest fighting since the 20-day-old rebellion erupted. ...  | Read.. 
Carlos aide acquitted of France raids
A German court acquitted Johannes Weinrich, suspected right-hand man of international guerrilla “Carlos the Jackal”, today of charges that he took part in three bomb attacks ...  | Read.. 
Republican plan to reform US intelligence
A leading Republican senator yesterday unveiled a plan to reform US intelligence operations, including giving increased budget and firing powers to a new director. ...  | Read.. 
US soldier for shifting trial
A US soldier at the centre of the Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal asked at a hearing today that his pending court martial be moved away from Baghdad, saying he had no chance of ...  | Read.. 
Iranian women read the jacket notes of a Queen album in Tehran. Queen have become the first rock band to be given the official seal of approval in Iran with the release of an album of their greatest hits. (AFP)
Hasina refuses to meet Khaleda, Dhaka edgy
Awami League president Sheikh Hasina Wajed, whose rally was attacked on Saturday killing 19 of her ..  | Read.. 
Oslo hunt for Scream thieves
Norway’s police sought to nail down the motive behind the theft of Edvard Munch’s The Scream..  | Read.. 
4 Uzbek militants killed in Pak raid
Pakistani security forces killed four Uzbek militants and c ...  | Read.. 

Nepal party calls for truce
Nepal’s main Opposition party urged the government today to ...  | Read..