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Photograph of Deng Xiaoping 1977: Deng Xiaoping back in power

The disgraced deputy Prime Minister of China, Deng Xiaoping, returns to Chinese Government.

Uday and Qusay Hussein with their father (copyright: AP) 2003: Saddam's sons killed in gun battle
The United States says Uday and Qusay Hussein, the infamous sons of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, have been killed in a gun battle in northern Iraq.

Photograph of Naji Salim al-Ali 1987: Cartoonist shot in London street
A famous Palestinian cartoonist is shot in the face and critically wounded in London.

Jean Charles de Menezes 2005: Man shot dead by London police
Police say they shot a man dead at Stockwell Tube station in south London after he was challenged and refused to obey an order.

Photo of Alec Douglas-Home 1965: Sir Alec steps down from top of Tory tree
The leader of the Opposition, Alec Douglas-Home, surprises colleagues by resigning from his post.

1991: Citizen's charter promises better services
British Prime Minister John Major launches a citizen's charter to improve public services.
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