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Damage to USS Cole 2000: Suicide bombers attack USS Cole

At least six American sailors die in what's thought to have been a suicide bomb attack on a US Navy destroyer in Yemen.


Explosion in Kuta, Bali 2002: Dozens killed in Bali nightclub explosion
Reports from the Indonesian holiday island of Bali say more than 50 people have been killed in two explosions.

Bomb damage to the Brighton Grand Hotel facade 1984: Tory Cabinet in Brighton bomb blast
A bomb explodes at the Conservative Party conference in Brighton in a direct attack on the British Government.

Mr Reagan and Mr Gorbachev 1986: Reykjavik summit ends in failure
Superpower talks collapse after Presidents Reagan and Gorbachev fail to agree on Star Wars.

Sid Vicious 1978: Sex Pistol Vicious on murder charge
British punk rocker Sid Vicious is arrested on suspicion of murder after his girlfriend's body is found in their New York hotel room.

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Top Story 1988: Latvia cries freedom from Moscow
Top Story 1980: Thousands feared dead in Algerian quake
Top Story 1976: China's 'Gang of Four' arrested
Top Story 1976: Bolivian plane crashes in Santa Cruz
Top Story 1994: Israelis and Arafat share peace prize
Top Story 1969: Millions march in US Vietnam Moratorium
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