The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Pope targets terror & war on a violent Christmas
A weak but determined Pope John Paul asked God in his Christmas message to the world today to save humanity from the scourge of terrorism and wars he said were laying waste to many parts of the planet. ...  | Read.. 
Rockets rain on Baghdad
Guerrillas sent more than a dozen rockets and mortar rounds slamming into Baghdad on Christmas day, hitting hotels, embassies and the vicinity of the US-led occupation author ...  | Read.. 
US battles backlash as consumers shun beef
This week’s discovery of mad cow disease in the US presents the biggest challenge to consumer confidence in the food supply since a crisis three years ago when biotech corn n ...  | Read.. 
Suicide blast shatters West Asia calm
A Palestinian suicide bomber killed three people at a bus stop near Tel Aviv today minutes after Israeli helicopters killed a top Islamic militant and at least four people in ...  | Read.. 
Pope John Paul blesses Giorgia Gnazi of Italy during the blessing of 12 children from different countries at a Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican. (AP) j
Iran meets its match on cleric’s website
An Internet site run by a Muslim cleric may not sound like an obvious route to wedded bliss...  | Read.. 
Here’s the day’s news: only good
Germany’s top-selling newspaper published nothing but good news yesterday, dropping its normal fare..  | Read.. 
China gas well burst kills 193
At least 193 people were killed and hundreds poisoned when ...  | Read..