The Telegraph
Sunday , August 25 , 2013

Charity: 355 dead after chemical raid

Syrian state media accused rebels of using chemical arms against government troops in clashes today near Damascus, while an international aid group said it has tallied 355 deaths from the purported chemical weapons attack earlier this week. ...   | Read..

US marks 50 years of King’s ‘Dream’ speech

Tens of thousands of people from across the US streamed onto the National Mall in Washington DC today for a day-long celebration of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the March...   | Read..

Mandela showing ‘great resilience’

Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who has been in hospital since early June with a lung infection, is showing “great resilience” although he remains ...   | Read..

Paris suburbs under curfew

Bars, fast-food outlets and corner shops in two crime-ridden Paris suburbs are under curfew, forced to close at 8pm after a summer surge in violent crime and drug-dealing...   | Read..

Bo admits ‘mistakes’

Ousted senior Chinese politician Bo Xilai admitted to shaming his country and poorly handling a defection attempt by his former police chief after he told Bo his wife had com...   | Read..

Play dead in Sherlock novel for 5000

Fans of Sherlock Holmes can now be the victim of grisly crimes for a few thousand pounds thanks to a new initiative from author Anthony Horowitz....   | Read..
A man weeps over the body of a baby who, the rebels claim, was killed during a gas attack near Damascus. (AFP)
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