The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Hasina in strike threat again, poll offices burnt
Unidentified activists set fire to three election commission offices in Bangladesh today as the 14-party alliance, led by the Awami League, began a new campaign to force the removal of the election officials whom they accuse of bias. ...  | Read.. 
Pope olive branch to Turkey
Pope Benedict today backed Ankara’s EU entry bid and said Islam was a religion of peace in a bid to soothe rows over his views in the mostly Muslim state. ...  | Read.. 
Tigers in duel with army
Sri Lanka’s military fought a fierce artillery duel with Tamil Tigers in the island’s restive east early today, just hours after t ...  | Read.. 
US embassy caught in Bush twins purse row
The US embassy in Argentina rejected reports that it had told President George W. Bush’s twin daughters to leave the country after a widely publicised purse-snatching in ...  | Read.. 
Nepal pact
The Nepal government and the Maoist rebels today signed the arms management pact which paves the way for disarming rebel personnel and confining them to cantonments. ...  | Read.. 
Brown for more India trade
Doubts that Gordon Brown would feel secure enough to leave Britain in the middle of a leadership contest were dispelled today when the Chancellor of the Exchequer confirm ...  | Read.. 
Prince Charles’s niece Zara Phillips with the Equestrian Athlete of the Year Award at Greenwich, London, on Tuesday. (AP)
Wonder words
Pam split
Wrong turn
Racy scandal of Russia kind
Married Russian TV star Tina Kandelaki today defended her squeaky clean image after French police s..  | Read.. 
Study reveals smoking risk
Smokers eager to cut the risk of dying early from tobacco-related illnesses must quit completely, r..  | Read..