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06 Jan Mystery assailant attacks top US skater

14 Jan Duchess of Kent joins Catholic church

17 Jan Massive earthquake hits Los Angeles

01 Feb MPs condemn sale of Rover

05 Feb Market massacre in Sarajevo

08 Feb Police probe MP's suspicious death

12 Feb Art thieves snatch Scream

25 Feb Jewish settler kills 30 at holy site

01 Mar West charged as death toll mounts

27 Mar Maiden flight for future fighter jet

06 Apr Rwanda presidents' plane 'shot down'

18 Apr Killing spreads in Rwanda

21 Apr 'Guildford Four' man cleared of IRA murder

28 Apr CIA double agent jailed for life

01 May Race ace Senna killed in car crash

10 May Mandela becomes SA's first black president

25 May Camelot wins UK lottery race

27 May Dissident writer Solzhenitsyn returns

02 Jun MI5 officers killed in helicopter crash

06 Jun Asylum seekers flee detention centre

01 Jul Yasser Arafat ends 27-year exile

21 Jul Labour chooses Blair

26 Jul Israel's London embassy bombed

01 Aug Library fire wipes out historic records

26 Aug Man gets 'bionic' heart

28 Aug Sunday trading legalised

31 Aug IRA declares 'complete' ceasefire

28 Sep Hundreds feared dead in ferry disaster

30 Sep Sleepy Boris 'snubs' Irish leader

05 Oct Cult members die in 'mass suicide'

13 Oct Loyalists announce a ceasefire

26 Oct Israel and Jordan make peace

19 Nov Britain braced for first lottery draw

28 Nov Norway votes 'no' to Europe

30 Nov Blazing liner abandoned off east Africa

06 Dec Royal approval for oil drilling at Windsor

11 Dec Russian troops storm into Chechnya

15 Dec Modahl banned for drug taking

30 Dec Gunman kills two women at abortion clinic
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