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Rabin and Arafat shaking hands with Bill Clinton behind 1993: Rabin and Arafat shake on peace deal

The Prime Minister of Israel, Yitzhak Rabin, and the PLO leader, Yasser Arafat, shake hands on the White House lawn in Washington.

Baby Azaria Chamberlain 1982: Dingo baby trial opens in Australia
A mother who claims her nine-week-old daughter was killed by a dingo appears in court in Australia charged with her murder.

Cuban Ambassador Oscar Fernandez-Mell 1988: Cubans blame shooting on 'CIA plot'
A Cuban diplomat opened fire in a crowded London street because of an American plot to make him defect, his government says.

Ian Duncan Smith (PA) 2001: Duncan Smith is new Tory leader
A relatively unknown former soldier and standard bearer of the Tory right is elected the new leader of the Conservative Party.

Hercules the bear 1980: Missing Scottish bear is found
The bear who went missing on a Scottish island while being filmed for a television commercial is recaptured.

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