The Telegraph
Monday, February 19, 2018


Strike plan to disrupt Pope visit to Dhaka

First published on 25-Nov-2017
Several small Opposition parties in Bangladesh have called for a half-day strike on Thursday against a power tariff increase, which could cause traffic chaos in the congested capital as Pope Francis arrives for a three-day visit....   | Read..

Mugabe granted immunity in deal

First published on 24-Nov-2017
Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution and assured that his safety would be protected in his home country as part of a deal that led to his resignation, sou......   | Read..

Rohingya refugee deal

First published on 24-Nov-2017
Bangladesh and Myanmar will start repatriating Rohingya refugees in two months, Dhaka said today, as global pressure mounts over the crisis that has sent more than half a million people fleeing acr......   | Read..

Finland launches bread made of insects

First published on 24-Nov-2017
Finnish bakery and food service company Fazer launched on Thursday what it said was the world's first insect-based bread to be offered to consumers in stores....   | Read..

Texas abortion law 'unconstitutional'

First published on 24-Nov-2017
A Texas law restricting the most common form of second-trimester abortion is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday, saying it would impose an undue burden on women....   | Read..

Minister relieved of his duties

First published on 24-Nov-2017
Pakistan's embattled finance minister Ishaq Dar has been relieved of his duties after the ailing politician, declared a proclaimed absconder by a court in the Panama Papers case, requested leave fo......   | Read..

Crackdown on Aussie detention camp

First published on 24-Nov-2017
About 50 asylum seekers departed an Australian-run detention camp in Papua New Guinea on Thursday after police moved into the complex, confiscating food, water and personal belongings from the roug......   | Read..

Butcher of Bosnia guilty

First published on 23-Nov-2017
A UN war crimes tribunal convicted Ratko Mladic, the former Bosnian Serb general, on Wednesday of war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity in the slaughter of Bosnian Muslims during the bre......   | Read..

US slams Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing'

First published on 23-Nov-2017
The US on Wednesday labelled the Myanmar military operation against the Rohingya population"ethnic cleansing" and threatened targeted sanctions against those responsible for what it descr......   | Read..

Hariri steps back from resignation

First published on 23-Nov-2017
Lebanon's Saad al-Hariri on Wednesday shelved his decision to resign as Prime Minister at the request of President Michel Aoun to allow for dialogue, easing a crisis that had deepened tensions arou......   | Read..

Ex-Mugabe aide will be sworn in on Friday

First published on 23-Nov-2017
Zimbabwe's former Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as President on Friday marking a new era for a country dominated by Robert Mugabe whose swift downfall this week ended 40 years ......   | Read..

Trump calls father of shoplifter a fool

First published on 23-Nov-2017
President Donald Trump on Wednesday reignited a feud with the father of one of the three UCLA basketball players who was detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting, calling him an "ungratef......   | Read..

Uber paid hush money after rider data theft

First published on 23-Nov-2017
Uber has admitted that it suffered a global hack a year ago of 57 million riders and drivers around the world and paid $100,000 hush money to the cyber criminals but suppressed disclosure of the se......   | Read..

US singer Cassidy dead

First published on 23-Nov-2017
David Cassidy, a singer and actor whose androgynous features and jaunty voice made him a 1970s teen heartthrob on the The Partridge Family television show, died on Tuesday at age 67, his publicist ......   | Read..

Mugabe blinks after 40 years

First published on 22-Nov-2017
Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe's President on Tuesday a week after the army and his former political allies moved against him, ending four decades of rule by a man who turned from independence ......   | Read..

Pak finance minister declared absconder

First published on 22-Nov-2017
Pakistan's finance minister Ishaq Dar was on Tuesday declared a proclaimed absconder by an accountability court after he repeatedly failed to appear before it in a corruption case linked to the Pan......   | Read..

Merkel allies in party plea

First published on 22-Nov-2017
Two veteran allies of Chancellor Angela Merkel appealed to Germany's parties on Tuesday to strike compromise to form a stable government that could drag Europe's biggest economy out of a political ......   | Read..

Aide mocks Trump

First published on 22-Nov-2017
Donald Trump's national security adviser reportedly mocked the US president and called him a "kindergartner" during a private dinner....   | Read..

Lennon 'sale'

First published on 22-Nov-2017
German police on Monday arrested a 58-year-old man in Berlin on suspicion of handling stolen items from John Lennon's estate, including the late Beatle's diaries....   | Read..