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1995: Serbs force Muslims out of Srebrenica
Thousands of Muslim refugees flee the captured "safe area" of Srebrenica - forced out by the Bosnian Serbs.

1997: Versace murdered on his doorstep
Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace is shot dead on the steps of his Miami mansion.

1966: Euston staff 'colour bar' ended
A West Indian refused a job at Euston Station will now be employed there after managers overturn a ban on black workers.

1971: Seals shot by government decree
The British Government endorses a cull of baby seals in the Wash.

2000: Police camera action violates human rights
Two men caught on camera for dangerous driving escape prosecution in a landmark case.


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