The Telegraph
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
 

World

Apple cash heads back to US

First published on 19-Jan-2018
Apple, which had long deferred paying taxes on its foreign earnings and had become synonymous with hoarding money overseas, unveiled plans on Wednesday that would bring back the vast majority of the $252 billion in cash that it held abroad and sai......   | Read..
 

Pope weds attendants on plane

First published on 19-Jan-2018
Pope Francis married a couple of airline employees aboard the papal plane as it flew over Chile on the third day of his South American trip....   | Read..
 

Chicken King told off for biscuit gifts

First published on 19-Jan-2018
Britain's Indian-origin Chicken King, Ranjit SinghBoparan, has been told off for sending boxes of biscuits to MPs investigating his company over a hygiene scandal....   | Read..
 

Lanka not to reverse women's alcohol ban

First published on 19-Jan-2018
A ban on selling alcohol to women will remain in place in Sri Lanka, after the finance minister reversed his earlier decision to lift it....   | Read..
 

52 die in bus blaze in Kazakh steppes

First published on 18-Jan-2018
A bus caught fire in a remote part of Kazakhstan on Thursday, killing 52 citizens of neighbouring Uzbekistan, the Kazakh Interior Ministry said on Thursday....   | Read..
 

Minister of loneliness appointed in Britain

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Britain has appointed a minister for loneliness to take forward the work of murdered lawmaker Jo Cox and tackle the isolation felt by more than one in 10 people in the UK....   | Read..
 

Suspect arrested in Zainab rape case

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Pakistani authorities on Wednesday arrested a suspect in the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl that ignited nationwide protests and outrage over allegations of government inaction, two police of......   | Read..
 

7 killed in Rakhine riot firing

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Myanmar police shot dead seven demonstrators, while 12 were injured in troubled Rakhine state, after a local gathering celebrating an ancient Buddhist Arakan kingdom turned violent....   | Read..
 

YouTube adds more scrutiny to top videos

First published on 18-Jan-2018
The decade-plus evolution of YouTube from repository of cat videos and pirated content to potential TV replacement hit a road bump last year when marketers discovered their advertisements were show......   | Read..
 

HK activist sentenced to 90 days in prison

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Democracy activist Joshua Wong was sentenced to three months in prison on Wednesday for his role in a protest in 2014 demanding freer elections for the leader of this semiautonomous Chinese territory....   | Read..
 

Bannon agrees to Mueller interview

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Former White House strategist Steve Bannon has struck a deal to be interviewed by US Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team rather than appearing before a grand jury, CNN reported on Wednesday, citi......   | Read..
 

Alec backs under-fire Woody

First published on 18-Jan-2018
At a time when Woody Allen is under attack allegedly for sexually abusing an adoptive daughter in the past, one notable actor, Alec Baldwin, has gone against the pack and defended the 82-year-old H......   | Read..
 

Pak clerics issue fatwa on bombings

First published on 17-Jan-2018
More than 1,800 Pakistani Muslim clerics have issued an Islamic directive, or fatwa, forbidding suicide bombings, in a book unveiled by the government on Tuesday....   | Read..
 

Wallaby gives the slip

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Australians often joke that tourists expect to see kangaroos hopping across the Sydney Harbour Bridge but the joke was on police on Tuesday when a wayward wallaby led them in an early-morning chase......   | Read..
 

Atwood triggers #MeToo online row

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Margaret Atwood is facing a feminist backlash after writing about the downside of the #MeToo movement and calling for greater transparency in the case of a former university professor accused of se......   | Read..
 

3 Pak celebs faced 'abuse as children'

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Three Pakistani celebrities have revealed they were sexually abused as children, using the #MeToo hashtag, amid a national outcry over last week's rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl....   | Read..
 

Posh prison Riyadh Ritz to reopen for guests

First published on 17-Jan-2018
The Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh, the 492-room hotel converted into a posh prison for privileged Saudis swept up in what the government calls an anti-corruption campaign, appears set for a public reopeni......   | Read..
 

Pope shame on abuse

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Pope Francis expressed his "pain and shame" over Chile's sexual abuse scandal on Tuesday in his first comments in the country on a crisis that has scarred the Roman Catholic Church's cred......   | Read..
 

Water threat to Cape Town

First published on 17-Jan-2018
South Africa's Cape Town, one of the world's iconic tourist destinations, could run out of water by April as the city's worst drought in a century risks forcing residents to join queues for emergen......   | Read..
 

Loose joints caused crash

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Loose or corroded joints may have caused the sudden collapse of a mezzanine floor at the Indonesian Stock Exchange building this week that sent visiting students plunging to the ground, a prelimina......   | Read..