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1958: Coup in Iraq sparks jitters in Middle East
A military revolt in Iraq overthrows the monarchy and prompts King Hussein of Jordan to call for British and US military help to avert a similar rebellion in his country.

1991: UK forces withdraw from Kurdish haven
British troops protecting the Kurdish population in Iraq begin to pull out amid fears of reprisal.

2001: NI agreement stalls in Staffordshire
Six days of crisis talks to save the Northern Ireland peace process end in deadlock.

1989: Paris in 200-year-old revolutionary fervour
About 500 people are involved in scuffles as Parisians celebrate the bicentenary of the French Revolution.

1971: Suicide note reveals murder confession
Police in Cheshire call off the hunt for the murderer of three French tourists after another body is found.


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