Articles by Terry Friel



'Caravan of Peace' Unites Kashmir

  • 08 April 05
  • Reuters
Arson, grenades and gunfire fail to stop the first passenger bus linking the Indian and Pakistani sides of the disputed region.

King Unveils New Nepali Cabinet

  • 03 February 05
  • Reuters
Nepal's King Gyanendra unveiled a 10-member Cabinet under his leadership on Wednesday, a day after he sacked the prime minister for failing to hold elections or end an escalating civil war with Maoist rebels.

India in Turmoil Over Gandhi Election Win

  • 18 May 04
  • Reuters
Indian Prime Minister-elect Sonia Gandhi faced her first crisis on Monday, before even taking power, when pivotal leftists refused to formally join her government and markets crashed on fears over economic policy.

Pakistani Missile Tests Stoke Indian Fury

  • 27 May 02
  • Reuters
Pakistan conducted its second missile test in as many days Sunday, ignoring calls to abandon a series of launches that has stoked tension with India and increased fears of war between the nuclear-armed rivals.

Maoist Rebels Place Nepal in State of Fear

  • 24 April 02
  • Reuters
A general strike ordered by Maoist rebels shut down Nepal on Tuesday, highlighting a pervasive fear of the guerrilla group that is fighting to topple the monarchy.

Shares Scandal Hits Australian Ministers

Australia Euthanasia Law Challenged on First Day