The Telegraph
Thursday, February 22, 2018
 

World

President Maduro calls for early Congress vote in Venezuela

First published on 22-Feb-2018
President Nicolas Maduro is doubling-down on plans to concentrate power by calling Wednesday for early congressional elections to coincide with a presidential vote in April that opponents hours earlier said they would boycott unless steps are take......   | Read..
 

Trump's suggestion: Armed teachers

First published on 22-Feb-2018
In the aftermath of yet another mass school shooting, President Donald Trump says that if one of the victims, a football coach, had been armed "he would have shot and that would have......   | Read..
 

Gun control heat on Republicans

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The campaign ads are already blaring, attacking Florida Republicans for supporting pro-gun laws. Now students - survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School - have travell......   | Read..
 

Quebec top court upholds kirpan ban

First published on 22-Feb-2018
A Canadian court has upheld the right of Quebec's National Assembly to prohibit people from entering the building with a kirpan, an article of faith for Sikhs, media reports said....   | Read..
 

US preacher Graham dies

First published on 22-Feb-2018
US evangelist Billy Graham, who counselled Presidents and preached to millions across the world from his native North Carolina to communist North Korea during his 70 years on the pulpit, died on We......   | Read..
 

Lanka envoy recalled over anti-Tamil gesture

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Sri Lanka has recalled its defence attache in the UK for an inquiry following his offensive act of gesticulating to slit throats of Tamil demonstrators in London, the military spokesman said....   | Read..
 

Case worsens for Netanyahu

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The mushrooming corruption scandal plaguing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel took a surprising new turn on Tuesday, with an allegation that one of his closest advisers had sought to brib......   | Read..
 

Queen meets 'Queen' at UK show

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The Queen, unusually, went to London Fashion Week on Tuesday and sat next to Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of Vogue....   | Read..
 

SC: Remove Sharif as PML-N chief

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered that ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif be removed as head of the political party he founded, six months after the court disqualified him as the countr......   | Read..
 

India 'dismay' at Male Emergency

First published on 22-Feb-2018
India on Wednesday expressed "deep dismay" at the Maldives' decision to extend the Emergency, dashing New Delhi's "expectations" of the restoration of constitutional rights by t......   | Read..
 

Billy Graham, preacher to millions, dies at age 99

First published on 21-Feb-2018
The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counsellor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has......   | Read..
 

Florida shooting survivors in capital, demand action on guns

First published on 21-Feb-2018
Students who survived the Florida school shooting prepared to flood the Capitol Wednesday pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the Novem......   | Read..
 

Trump pushes for ban on rapid-fire gun 'bump stocks'  

First published on 21-Feb-2018
As a grieving Florida community demanded action on guns, President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in l......   | Read..
 

Nepal Left parties in powerful merger

First published on 21-Feb-2018
Nepal's two main Communist parties CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre have struck a historic merger deal and formed the country's biggest political bloc after their sweeping win in the federal and provi......   | Read..
 

Pak typhoid outbreak

First published on 21-Feb-2018
An outbreak of typhoid fever in Pakistan is being caused by an extensively drug resistant "superbug" strain, a sign that treatment options for the bacterial disease are running out, scien......   | Read..
 

India-origin woman murdered in UK home

First published on 21-Feb-2018
An Indian-origin woman was found murdered in her home in the West Midlands region of England after what is believed to be a burglary gone wrong....   | Read..
 

Oxfam chief sorry for slur

First published on 21-Feb-2018
Oxfam's chief executive apologised on Tuesday for saying a wave of condemnation over sex abuse by the charity's staff was disproportionate as it had not "murdered babies in their cots" in......   | Read..
 

Khaleda challenges five-year sentence

First published on 21-Feb-2018
Former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia on Tuesday challenged the five-year prison sentence handed out to her in a corruption case, claiming that it was a political scheme by the government to......   | Read..
 

Mexico cave discovery

First published on 21-Feb-2018
Archaeologists exploring the word's biggest flooded cave in Mexico have discovered ancient human remains at least 9,000 years old and the bones of animals who roamed the earth during the last Ice Age....   | Read..
 

After shooting, bot army strikes

First published on 21-Feb-2018
One hour after news broke about the school shooting in Florida last week, Twitter accounts suspected of having links to Russia released hundreds of posts taking up the gun control debate....   | Read..