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Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat shake hands in front of Bill Clinton 1995: Palestinian self-rule in West Bank agreed

Israeli and Palestinian leaders sign a deal that will allow a certain degree for autonomy in the West Bank.


A daughter of Cherry Groce who police mistakenly shot sparking the riots 1985: Riots in Brixton after police shooting
Riots break out on the streets of south London after a woman was shot and seriously injured in a house search.

Ariel Sharon at Al Aqsa 2000: 'Provocative' mosque visit sparks riots
Palestinians in east Jerusalem fight police after hardline Israeli opposition leader Ariel Sharon visits the sacred Al Aqsa mosque compound.

MS Estonia 1994: Hundreds feared dead in ferry disaster
The Estonia car and passenger ferry with 950 people on board sinks in the Baltic Sea.

President and Mrs Kennedy 1964: Kennedy murder was 'no conspiracy'
The Warren Commission concludes there was no conspiracy surrounding the assassination of President Kennedy and gunman Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone.

1984: Pit dispute 'illegal' says judge
The miners' strike is unlawful because a union ballot was never held, a high court judge rules.
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