The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
A free-trade superpower is born
China and Southeast Asia signed a deal today to give birth to the biggest free trade zone on earth, encompassing more than 1.7 billion people struggling to attain prosperity after centuries mired in poverty. ...  | Read.. 
Al Qaida men killed in Yemen car blast
Six alleged al Qaida members, including a key suspect being hunted by Yemen on suspicion of links to Osama bin Laden, were killed when their car exploded, a source close to Y ...  | Read.. 
Mahathir sets up mosque monitor
The home state of Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is setting up recording devices at mosques to deter prayer leaders from delivering anti-government sermons to Musl ...  | Read.. 
Theft twist to Posh kidnap plot
Five men arrested in connection with an alleged plot to kidnap Victoria Beckham, Spice Girl wife of England football captain David Beckham, appeared in a London court today o ...  | Read.. 
Lalla Mariam (left), sister of Morocco’s King Mohammed VI, with her daughter Suheila outside the venue of the second Arab Women’s Summit in Amman. (A ...  | Read
Hostage-taker then, captive of hawks now
Exactly 23 years after the US embassy takeover in Tehran, a hardline Iranian court today jailed one..  | Read.. 
Multiple tests for Turkey’s new order
Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) began forming a government today after a spectacular e..  | Read.. 
Renegade spy found guilty in UK
Renegade British spy David Shayler was today found guilty o ...  | Read.. 

Blair springs to Queen defence
British Prime Minister Tony Blair leapt to the defence of ...  | Read.. 

Pro-Pervez party eyes Islamic alliance
The pro-military party that won most seats in Pakistan’s el ...  | Read.. 

Sharon survives
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon survived a no-confidenc ...  | Read..