The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Khamenei call raises truce hope
Iranian government officials are likely to drop their threats to resign after Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei moved to defuse a row over parliamentary elections, government sources said today. ...  | Read.. 
Basra Shias march for direct polls
Tens of thousands of demonstrators shouting: “No to America” marched today in a huge show of strength by the Shia majority against US plans for a transitional Iraqi governmen ...  | Read.. 
Alcoholism study boosted by gene find
Researchers said yesterday they had found a gene that seems to put people more at risk of alcoholism, but said they cannot yet explain how it works. ...  | Read.. 
Pervez backs woman
A 24-year-old Pakistani woman threatened with death after marrying without her family’s permission got special protection today on the orders of President Pervez Musharraf. ...  | Read.. 
Iranian President Mohammad Khatami (left) with Abdel-Aziz al-Hakim, a member of Iraq’s governing council, in Tehran. (AP)
American pilot burns finger
An American Airlines pilot was arrested at Sao Paulo International Airport yesterday after making a..  | Read.. 
Prime opener for Passion
Sometimes a little faith can go a long way...  | Read.. 
Bush dangles Moon and Mars before America
US President George W. Bush announced plans yesterday to se ...  | Read.. 

Blasts near Karachi church
Thirteen persons were wounded after two bomb blasts roc ...  | Read.. 

Robot goes for a spin on red planet
Nasa scientists sent the robotic rover Spirit out for its f ...  | Read..