The Telegraph
Sunday, December 17, 2017
 

World

Britons now want to stay in EU: Poll

First published on 18-Dec-2017
The majority of Britons now want the UK to remain a member of the European Union, according to a new opinion poll which reverses the result of last's year referendum....   | Read..
 

Zuma set to depart weakened party

First published on 18-Dec-2017
Nelson Mandela's African National Congress once inspired hope across Africa. It helped liberate black South Africans from white-minority rule, promoting reconciliation with former oppressors and th......   | Read..
 

Austria party

First published on 18-Dec-2017
Austria is set to become the only western European country with a far-right party in government after the anti-immigration Freedom Party and Sebastian Kurz's conservatives struck a coalition deal t......   | Read..
 

Chateau blow to Saudi prince image

First published on 18-Dec-2017
When the Chateau Louis XIV sold for over $300 million two years ago, Fortune magazine called it "the world's most expensive home" and Town & Country swooned over its gold-leafed fount......   | Read..
 

North Korea 'agent' held

First published on 18-Dec-2017
Australian police said on Sunday they had arrested a man accused of working on the black market to sell missile components and coal on behalf of North Korea, the first charges ever brought in Austr......   | Read..
 

China coddles Pak town, India fears naval use

First published on 18-Dec-2017
China is lavishing vast amounts of aid on a small Pakistani fishing town to win over locals and build a commercial deep-water port that the US and India suspect may also one day serve the Chinese n......   | Read..
 

2 suicide bombers attack Pak church

First published on 18-Dec-2017
Two suicide bombers attacked a church packed with worshippers on Sunday in southwestern Pakistan, killing at least eight people and injuring at least 30 others, several critically, officials said....   | Read..
 

Uber 'illegally' spied on rivals

First published on 17-Dec-2017
For years, Uber secretly spied on key executives, drivers and employees at rival ride-hailing companies as part of a larger intelligence-gathering operation that spanned multiple countries, accordi......   | Read..
 

US targets spouses of H-1B visa holders

First published on 17-Dec-2017
The Trump administration is considering revoking an Obama-era rule that extends work authorisation to the spouses of H-1B visa holders, a move that could affect thousands of Indian workers and thei......   | Read..
 

Saudis detain Jordan tycoon

First published on 17-Dec-2017
Sabih al-Masri, Jordan's most influential businessman and the chairman of its largest lender Arab Bank, was detained in Saudi Arabia for questioning after a business trip to Riyadh, family sources ......   | Read..
 

Scrolling on Facebook can 'affect mood'

First published on 17-Dec-2017
Scrolling through Facebook can leave people feeling worse afterward, the social network has admitted....   | Read..
 

Clarke 100th birthday celebrated

First published on 17-Dec-2017
Arthur C Clarke, whose 100th birth anniversary on Saturday was being marked by devoted readers in events all over the world, once told The Telegraph newspaper in an interview at his home in Sri Lan......   | Read..
 

'Doklam was not about a road. It was the Chinese attempt to create a wedge between Bhutan and India'

First published on 17-Dec-2017
Last week, at the New Delhi launch of Bertil Lintner's book, China's India War, one of the panelists joked that India feels gratified whenever the West takes a pro-India stance in the ongoing India......   | Read..
 

4 killed during Gaza riots

First published on 16-Dec-2017
Israeli troops shot dead four Palestinians and wounded 150 others with live fire on Friday, medical officials said, as protests over President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's ca......   | Read..
 

Harry wedding date: May 19

First published on 16-Dec-2017
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding is to take place on Saturday May 19, Kensington Palace has announced....   | Read..
 

Found: new exoplanet orbiting distant star

First published on 16-Dec-2017
With eight planets whirling around its sun, our solar system has held the galactic title for having the most known planets of any star system in the Milky Way....   | Read..
 

SC rejects plea to oust Imran

First published on 16-Dec-2017
Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a petition to disqualify cricket hero and Opposition leader Imran Khan from parliament for not declaring assets, months after former Prime Minister Nawa......   | Read..
 

US concern over scribes

First published on 16-Dec-2017
The US embassy in Myanmar said on Friday it was concerned that there had been no word on the whereabouts of two Reuters journalists three days after they were detained, and that authorities had not......   | Read..
 

'Yes' to Brexit talks

First published on 16-Dec-2017
The EU agreed on Friday to move talks forward with London on Britain's exit from the bloc as leaders warmed to the British premier, but there was little clarity on trade, as well as on some issues ......   | Read..
 

Iran blogger grilled in Israel

First published on 16-Dec-2017
An Iranian blogger granted asylum in Israel has been questioned by its Shin Bet internal security service on suspicion of illegal communication with Iran, an Israeli official said on Friday....   | Read..
 
Pope Francis blows a candle on a pizza as he celebra...   | Read..