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1998

11 Jan
100 die in massacre in Algeria

16 Jan
Four pupils go on trial for sex attack

26 Jan
Clinton denies affair with intern

03 Feb
Military jet causes cable car tragedy

04 Feb
4,000 feared dead in Afghan earthquake

02 Apr
Papon guilty of war crimes

10 Apr
Northern Ireland peace deal reached

15 Apr
Former Cambodian dictator dies

11 May
India explodes nuclear controversy

23 May
Leaders welcome 'yes' vote for N Ireland

26 May
Veterans reject Japanese 'sorrow'

28 May
World fury at Pakistan's nuclear tests

11 Jun
UN warns of famine in Sudan

07 Jul
Chief's death sparks turmoil in Nigeria

12 Jul
Children die in Drumcree protests

31 Jul
UK imposes total ban on landmines

07 Aug
US embassies in Africa bombed

15 Aug
Dozens die in Omagh bombing

17 Aug
Clinton admits Lewinsky affair

03 Sep
All feared dead in Swissair crash

08 Sep
Real IRA announce ceasefire

21 Sep
Clinton's Grand Jury testimony released

22 Sep
Thousands flee fighting in Kosovo

29 Oct
Apartheid report accuses SA leaders

07 Nov
Oldest astronaut back on Earth

15 Nov
Iraqi climbdown averts air strikes

24 Nov
Queen's speech spells end for peers

25 Nov
'Corrupt' Turkish government falls

29 Dec
Six die as huge waves smash into yachts


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