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1986: Orange Parade sparks riots
Dozens are injured in the second consecutive night of violence in Portadown, County Armagh, in Northern Ireland.

1990: Yeltsin resignation splits Soviet Communists
Boris Yeltsin resigns from the Soviet Communist Party, bringing the radical-conservative split into the open.

1998: Children die in Drumcree protests
Three young brothers are murdered in a loyalist arson attack as the stand-off between Orangemen and police at Drumcree continues.

2000: British-backed dam threatens ancient lifestyle
The British Foreign Office is severely criticised over plans to back a new dam in Turkey.

1974: Shankly quits Liverpool
The manager of Liverpool football club, Bill Shankly, is retiring from his post.


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