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Photograph of riots in Portadowm, Armagh 1986: Orange Parade sparks riots

Dozens are injured in the second consecutive night of violence in Portadown, County Armagh, in Northern Ireland.

Boris Yeltsin and Mikhail Gorbachev 1990: Yeltsin resignation splits Soviet Communists
Boris Yeltsin resigns from the Soviet Communist Party, bringing the radical-conservative split into the open.

Orangemen marching at Drumcree 1998: Children die in Drumcree protests
Three young brothers are murdered in a loyalist arson attack as the stand-off between Orangemen and police at Drumcree continues.

The proposed dam site on the River Tigris in Turkey 2000: British-backed dam threatens ancient lifestyle
The British Foreign Office is severely criticised over plans to back a new dam in Turkey.

Bill Shankly 1974: Shankly quits Liverpool
The manager of Liverpool football club, Bill Shankly, is retiring from his post.

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