The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Clashes mar Rumsfeld troops vow
US defence secretary Donald Rumsfeld pledged during an unannounced visit to Iraq today that his troops would leave as soon as possible, but fresh bloodshed erupted at an anti-American protest. ...  | Read.. 
New W. Asia peace plan
The US ambassador to Israel presented today a new plan for West Asia peacemaking to Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, to be followed by its delivery to Palestinian leaders, a dipl ...  | Read.. 
Pak Assembly suspended to resolve Pervez row
Pakistan’s lower house of parliament suspended its session indefinitely today to give the government and Opposition time to resolve a dispute over powers granted to President ...  | Read.. 
Shia might again on display at Najaf
Hundreds of thousands of Shias swarmed on the Iraqi holy city of Najaf today to mark the death of the Prophet Mohammad, freely making the pilgrimage for the first time in dec ...  | Read.. 
A student during a meeting to gather support for fighting the SARS virus at the University of Hong Kong. (Reuters)
Trigger-happy slur on ‘cowboys’
Tense and edgy in an unfamiliar country, wary of snipers and suicide bombers and faced by angry cro..  | Read.. 
Beijing bid to quell panic
Beijing said today the SARS virus threatened to overwhelm hospitals and it was acting to quell pani..  | Read..