The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Bush lines up $70-billion war bill
The Bush administration intends to seek about $70 billion in emergency funding for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan early next year, pushing total war costs close to $225 billion since the invasion of Iraq early last year, Pentagon and congressional officials said yesterday. ...  | Read.. 
The Boss to join Kerry at rallies
Going above and beyond his participation in the Vote for Change tour, Bruce Springsteen will join John Kerry at a handful of upcoming rallies. ...  | Read.. 
UK toys with forced marriage ban
Muslim schoolgirls will no longer be dragged back by relatives from Bradford or Manchester to Pakistan to be married off to 'uncles' twice their age, under tough new laws ...  | Read.. 
Thaksin stays firm on deaths
Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra shed few tears today over the death of 78 Muslims in military custody as distraught mourners besieged an army base in the far south, de ...  | Read.. 
Lauren Bacall (left) and Nicole Kidman at the premiere of their new film Birth in New York. (Reuters)
Taipei food fight
FT loses its Spirit
Darfur condition horrible, says Jolie
Angelina Jolie today described the crisis in Sudan's Darfur region as 'unbelievably horrible' after..  | Read.. 
House backs Sharon Gaza plan
Israel's parliament ratified Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's Gaza withdrawal plan yesterday, a pivota..  | Read.. 
US revises Nepal order
The US has lifted a departure order for non-emergency worke ...  | Read.. 

Miracle grips Japan
In a drama that gripped Japanese watching on live televisio ...  | Read..