The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
US House blocks dues to UN
The House disregarded strong White House objections and voted yesterday to withhold up to half of the country’s dues from the UN if the world body does not cut its bureaucracy, redirect its budget and tighten its accountability. ...  | Read.. 
US envoy says Omar is in Pak
The outgoing US ambassador to Afghanistan has suggested that Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has been hiding in Pakistan and sharply criticised Islamabad’s failure t ...  | Read.. 
Bush rejects troop return
President George W. Bush today rejected calls for a withdrawal of US troops from Iraq and tried to counter growing impatience with the war by calling it a “vital test...  | Read.. 
Narrow Rafsanjani win forces run-off
Centrist cleric Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani narrowly clinched top spot today in Iran’s nail-biting presidential election, but now faces a run-off with his closest rival, ha ...  | Read.. 
Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen at a fashion show in Rio de Janeiro. (Reuters)
Dog’s life for tigers
Nutty feast on nettles
DiCaprio hit on head at LA party
Leonardo DiCaprio was hit with a bottle while attending a Hollywood party given by Paris Hilton..  | Read.. 
Sharapova sows seeds of fortune in Wimbledon
Maria Sharapova walked on to the courts at Wimbledon last year a virtual unknown. She went on to ta..  | Read.. 
Princely peck
It may have been a spontaneous act, but to onlookers ...  | Read..