Pakistan faces isolation
Military leaders consider their response to suspension from the Commonwealth
Gusmao returns to Timor
Independence leader Xanana Gusmao urges reconciliation and renewal in a triumphant homecoming speech.
Clinton vetoes foreign aid bill
Move intensifies budget dispute between the White House and Congress
Russian targets Grozny
Russian forces bombard villages around the capital of the breakaway republic of Chechnya.
Settlers protest angrily
The Israeli government faces a right-wing backlash against its plans to dismantle illegal settlements.
Pessimism over NI peace
The review of Northern Ireland's Good Friday agreement resumes - but Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams says it would be 'pointless' to ask the IRA to decommission weapons.
Truants parents to be fined
Education Secretary David Blunkett announces a new government crackdown on truancy.