The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
US means Iraq business
Iraq’s US-led authority has barred partly state-owned companies from bidding for three mobile phone licences, a move critics say could give US firms an upper hand over Arab companies. ...  | Read.. 
‘Innocents were killed’
Four days after US troops killed several passers-by in Baghdad during the hunt for Saddam Hussein, the US commander in Iraq admitted today that innocent people had died, but ...  | Read.. 
Israel quells Palestine prison riot
Israeli police fired water cannon and tear gas today to break up a riot led by Palestinian Islamic militants held at a high security prison, prison authorities said. ...  | Read.. 
Pak-Afghan border bristles
Pakistani and Afghan border security forces have been trading fire ever since Islamabad moved its army and paramilitary troops into the Mohmad Agency on June 20. ...  | Read.. 
A man crosses the Gate of Friendship at the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan in Chaman. (AFP)
From Russia to Iran: beer, but hold the alcohol
From the land of vodka to the Islamic Republic: canned beer, but hold the alcohol...  | Read.. 
Paper sorry for Nicole story
Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman has accepted a public apology and “substantial” undisclosed dam..  | Read.. 
US red-faced in Kabul
US soldiers opened fire on a taxi at a checkpoint in Kabul ...  | Read.. 

Maoists agree to resume talks
Nepal’s Maoist rebels agreed today to resume stalled peace ...  | Read.. 

Austrian in sky-diving feat
An Austrian stuntman today became the first person to skydi ...  | Read..