The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Barzan: Dapper & deadly
In Geneva, Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti was Saddam’s dapper “banker in the West” but in Iraq he was his brother’s ruthless enforcer, a man who ate grapes as he watched torture and was reputed to have a meat grinder for human flesh. ...  | Read.. 
Trembling at gallows
Iraqi government officials showed journalists film of today’s execution of two aides to Saddam Hussein in which they appeared to tremble with fear and his half-brother B ...  | Read.. 
Young ‘guns’ in new House
Mostly dressed in “regulation” gray suits popularised by their leaders Prachanda and Baburam Bhattarai, they came in ones and twos, walking side-by-side, overwhelme ...  | Read.. 
Hard bargain behind scenes
Although the Maoists in Nepal have entered Parliament in an ostensibly smooth fashion today, they are engaged in hard bargaining behind the scenes. ...  | Read.. 
No early Bangla polls
With Bangladesh’s major alliances clamouring for early elections, the new interim government today said the polls will be held in three to six months as it needed time t ...  | Read.. 
Germany ban
A court today upheld a ban on Muslim teachers wearing head scarves in the schools of a German state under a law that says teachers’ attire must be in line with “wes ...  | Read.. 
Actress Kate Winslet at a Bafta awards party in Los Angeles. (AP)
Lucy can sing
Bush says he is flexible but with a thick hide
President George W. Bush says he is flexible and open-minded, rather than stubborn, but with a ..  | Read.. 
BA cabin crew vote for strike
Thousands of British Airways employees have voted to strike following disputes centering on sick pa..  | Read..