The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Russia gas row makes Europe shiver
Russia cut gas supplies to Ukraine today in a dispute that appeared to hit deliveries to a wintry Europe just as Moscow takes over as chairman of the Group of Eight hoping to showcase its reliability as an energy source. ...  | Read.. 
Political clash in Dhaka
Some 60 people were injured in clashes between police and activists from rival political groups in Dhaka today. ...  | Read.. 
Clock ticks on rebel truce, Nepal on edge
A new year dawned in revolt-torn Nepal today amid growing fears of fresh violence as the Maoist rebels’ unilateral truce neared its end. ...  | Read.. 
New Orleans revelry proves ’em wrong
Thousands of revellers packed the French Quarter to toast the arrival of 2006 today, shake a leg to music by Arlo Guthrie and bid good riddance to a year New Orleans is not l ...  | Read.. 
Mariah Carey performs at New Year’s Eve celebrations in New York’s Times Square. A million people thronged the area around Times Square to welcome 2006. (AFP)
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Islamabad puts behind disaster & danda force
For many affluent Pakistanis, it was a New Year as usual. ..  | Read.. 
Loyalty test for Muslims in Germany
Muslims intent on becoming German citizens will have to undergo a rigorous cultural test to gau..  | Read..