The Telegraph
Monday, October 23, 2017


Big win for Abe bloc forecast

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was headed for a big win in Sunday's election, bolstering his chance of becoming the nation's longest serving Premier and re-energising his push to revise the pacifist constitution....   | Read..

WHO dumps Mugabe

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization said on Sunday, following outrage among Western donors and rights groups at his appointment....   | Read..

Trump's debt of gratitude to tweets

US President Donald Trump defended his regular use of social media, especially Twitter, and said he might not have won the White House without it....   | Read..

Jakarta to ask US to explain military snub

Indonesia intends to send a diplomatic note to the US secretary of state and summon Washington's deputy ambassador in Jakarta to seek an explanation why the head of its military was denied entry to......   | Read..

UK sees bias in 'pregnant woman'

The UK government is opposed to the use of the phrase "pregnant woman" in a UN covenant because it could be perceived as excluding transgender people who have also given birth....   | Read..

Energy cyber attack threat

The US government has issued a rare public warning, saying that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest sign that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to t......   | Read..

Briton jailed for touching man at UAE bar

A Briton accused of touching another man at a bar in the UAE was sentenced to three months in jail by a Dubai court on Sunday, local newspapers reported....   | Read..

Milan player to mayor

Kakha Kaladze, a former defender for Italian football club AC Milan, was elected mayor of Tbilisi, the capital city of Georgia, as the country's ruling Georgian Dream party won a majority of seats ......   | Read..

Rohingya land under threat

Rohingya Muslims who return to Myanmar after fleeing to Bangladesh are unlikely to be able to reclaim their land, and may find their crops harvested and sold by the government, according to officia......   | Read..

China jobless rate lowest in years

China's unemployment rate hit its lowest point in multiple years at 3.95 per cent by the end of September, but employment still faces challenges as the economy pushes ahead with structural reforms,......   | Read..

Wart Fox 'ignored'

Bill O'Reilly, the Fox News commentator forced to resign in April, agreed to a $32 million sexual harassment settlement in January, and the network's parent knew about the deal when it gave him a n......   | Read..

Titanic letter sets a record

A personal letter found on the body of a man killed in the sinking of the Titanic sold at an auction on Saturday for £126,000, a record price for correspondence from the doomed liner....   | Read..
BIG FIVE: (From left) Five former US Presidents - Jimmy Carter, George HW Bush, Barack...   | Read..