The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Iraqis cut face-saving leadership deal with US
Iraqi leaders cut a face-saving deal today with the US and UN on a President and government to lead the country out of occupation. ...  | Read.. 
Musharraf plea to stem plunge into barbarism
A day after a bomb killed 19 Shias in Pakistan, President Pervez Musharraf called on the West and Muslims to stop civilisation from falling into an “abyss of barbarism”. ...  | Read.. 
Saudi forces battle militants near Mecca
Saudi police fought a gunbattle with suspected Islamic militants who opened fire on a check-point in western Saudi Arabia today, a government source said. ...  | Read.. 
Afghan peek into treasure
The world could soon catch a glimpse of Afghanistan’s fabled Bactrian gold, as preparations get under way to exhibit some of the 20,000 or so pieces that make up the country’ ...  | Read.. 
Brad Pitt straightens his collar during a break in filming of his new film Oceans 12 at Rome’s Piazza Navona. (Reuters)
Julia Roberts pregnant with twins, say reports
Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts is pregnant with twins, according to magazine reports...  | Read.. 
Case of Baskerville hound’s dubious origin
Solving the mystery of the Hound of the Baskervilles may have been the easy part for Sherlock H..  | Read.. 
Donor threat to Lanka
Sri Lanka could lose $4.5 billion in aid pledged for it las ...  | Read..