The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Talks begin after Bangla clashes
Separate clashes between rival political activists and police left one man dead and about 65 people injured as a major political alliance in Bangladesh staged a nationwide transport blockade today to force electoral reforms. ...  | Read.. 
Saudis arrest 136 Qaida suspects
Saudi security forces arrested 136 suspected al Qaida militants, most of them Saudis, during a series of raids across the country over the past three months, the interior min ...  | Read.. 
Afghan opium record
Opium production in Afghanistan, which provides more than 90 per cent of the world’s heroin, broke all records in 2006, reaching a historic high despite ongoing US-spons ...  | Read.. 
Putin cross with UK on spy
The espionage saga unravelled with the death of a former Russian spy could trigger a diplomatic dust-up with President Vladimir Putin reportedly expressing his anger at Brita ...  | Read.. 
Pinochet back from brink
Former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet suffered a heart attack today and was given a bypass operation which his son said brought him back from the brink of death. ...  | Read.. 
Tehran to fingerprint Americans
US citizens wishing to enter Iran are to be fingerprinted on arrival after the republic’s hardline vetting body approved a parliamentary bill backing the move, Iranian m ...  | Read.. 
The Kennedy Center on Saturday honoured five persons for their lifetime contributions to the arts and American culture. (From left to right) Director ...  | Read
Tree ‘frauds’
Sex sauce
Vote miss
China’s new status symbol
Luxury cars, yachts and diamonds are commonplace for China’s super-rich, but a new status ..  | Read.. 
Gizmo gals outspend boys
Diamonds on a cellphone are a girl’s best friend...  | Read..