Thursday 18 September
The Welsh vote by a majority of 0.6% for a devolved parliament
within the United Kingdom.
Ten people are killed in a petrol-bomb and gun attack on a
tourist bus in Cairo.
Friday 19 September
A Sinn Féin delegation travels to Dublin government buildings for
talks with Bertie Ahern.
The INLA claims responsibility for a grenade attack on a crown
forces base in Derry.
A high-speed train crashes in West London killing six passengers.
Saturday 20 September
Fifty-three people, mainly women, are massacred south of Algiers
by an armed group.
Up to 170 loyalists demonstrate at evening Mass in Harryville,
County Antrim. Bottles and stones are thrown and abuse is shouted
Sunday 21 September
estimated 600,000 protest in the Philippine capital of Manila
to make clear to President Fidel Ramos that he should leave the
presidency next year.
A well-known Dublin solicitor is linked to the money laundering
operation which led to the questioning of a former politician by
Monday 22 September
Presidential candidate Adi Roche is at the centre of controversy
over claims that she was a bully to staff in the Chernobyl
charity which she leads.
Tuesday 23 September
All-party talks begin at Stormont, with the Ulster Unionists
taking their seats across from Sinn Féin. Ken Maginnis reads an
`indictment' of Sinn Féin before he and David Trimble walk out.
The Progressive Democrats formally back Mary McAleese for the
Wednesday 24 September
Unionists signal that they will take part in talks process as it
moves into substantive negotiations.
A 21-year-old Bosnian is charged with the murder of a 24-year-old
security guard in Dublin last June.