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Russian tanks in Prague, August 1968 1968: Russia brings winter to 'Prague Spring'

Dozens are killed in a massive Soviet military clampdown in Czechoslovakia.

Bloody Sunday civil rights march 1973: 'Bloody Sunday' inquest accuses Army
The coroner presiding over the "Bloody Sunday" inquest accuses the British army of "sheer unadulterated murder".

Lake Nyos 1986: Hundreds gassed in Cameroon lake disaster
At least 1,200 people are feared dead after volcanic gases escape from a lake in Cameroon.

Benigno Aquino on flight back to Philippines 1983: Filipino opposition leader shot dead
Philippines opposition leader Benigno Aquino is assassinated minutes after returning home from exile.

1986: Giant glacier threatens eco disaster
A huge glacier in Alaska is threatening to cause an ecological disaster in the region.

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Top Story 1992: Serbian prison camps condemned
Top Story 1987: Gunman kills 14 in Hungerford rampage
Top Story 1989: Marchioness river crash 'kills 30'
Top Story 1978: Kenya's founding father dies
Top Story 1990: Outrage at Iraqi TV hostage show
Top Story 1993: Michael Jackson accused of child abuse
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