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Scene of the Agadir earthquake 1960: Thousands dead in Moroccan earthquake

A huge earthquake devastates the southern Moroccan city of Agadir killing thousands.

Bosnian Serb troops and tank in Ilijas 1996: Siege of Sarajevo is lifted
The siege of Sarajevo is officially over - four years to the day since Bosnian Muslims and Croats voted in a referendum to break away from Yugoslavia.

A Mozambican woman, stranded on a the trunk of a tree on the flooded banks of the Save river 2000: Appeal for Mozambique flood victims
International aid agencies in Mozambique say they need extra helicopters to rescue thousands trapped by rising flood waters.

Pierre Trudeau  1982 1984: Trudeau resigns as Canada's PM
Pierre Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, announces he will step down after more than 15 years in office.

John Selwyn Lloyd at news conference 1956: Hopes for Mid East peace mission
The British Foreign Secretary, John Selwyn Lloyd, leaves London for a tour of the Middle East and Asia.

1964: Royal baby for leap year day
The Queen's cousin, Princess Alexandra, has given birth to a son at her home in Surrey.
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