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Syngman Rhee 1950: UN condemns North Korean invasion

North Korea has invaded South Korea at several points along the two countries' joint border.


John Christie 1953: Christie to hang for wife's murder
John Christie is sentenced to hang for murdering his wife and then hiding her body under the floorboards of their Notting Hill home in London.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad 2005: Iran hardliner sweeps to victory
Ultra-conservative Mahmoud Admadinejad wins surprise victory in presidential poll.

Israeli soldiers man an artillery installation, 1969 1970: New peace plan for Middle East
The United States launches its latest plan to end the current war of attrition between Israel and Egypt.

Charred remains of cars after the riots 2001: Race violence erupts in Burnley
The ring leaders of a weekend of racial clashes in Burnley, Lancashire, are hunted by the police as the clear up in the town begins.

1985: Police hunt IRA resort bombs
Thirteen people are arrested in connection with a suspected IRA bombing campaign uncovered by police two days ago.
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