The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Bangla govt relents, calls for poll changes
Bangladesh’s interim government announced today key changes to the supervision of next month’s parliamentary polls after rival political groups exchanged gunfire that killed three and wounded 50. ...  | Read.. 
UN plea on Nepal displaced
Nepal’s Maoist rebels and government must ensure the safe return of hundreds of thousands of people who fled their homes during the country’s decade-old, bloody civ ...  | Read.. 
Bush’s UN envoy quits
US ambassador to the UN John Bolton announced today he will give up his job in days after he was unable to satisfy Senate opponents concerned he would pursue a unilateral US ...  | Read.. 
A mother and her son at the inter-district bus terminal during a transport strike in Dhaka. (AP)
Knots in the mine
Chavez wins, blow to US
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez stormed to a re-election victory in yesterday’s vote, handing..  | Read.. 
Blair: UK to keep nuke arsenal
Prime Minister Tony Blair pledged Britain would keep its nuclear arsenal well into the 21st century..  | Read..