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1997: IRA declares ceasefire
The IRA makes a surprise announcement of a ceasefire in Northern Ireland - the second in three years.

1996: 'War criminal' Karadzic resigns
Bosnian Serb President and wanted war criminal Radovan Karadzic is forced out of office.

1983: Flesh-eating dinosaur resurrected
A gigantic new dinosaur skeleton is unveiled to the media at the Natural History Museum in London.

1976: Fight for fishing rights in Europe
British fishermen are urging the Foreign Secretary, Anthony Crosland, to secure a 50-mile fishing zone around the UK.

1965: S Korea's first president dies in exile
The former leader of the Republic of South Korea, Syngman Rhee, has died in exile in the US state of Hawaii at the age of 90.


Around this Day

16 July
Top Story: 1945: Allied leaders gather at Potsdam

17 July
Top Story: 1976: African countries boycott Olympics

18 July
Top Story: 2000: Sarah Payne's body found

20 July
Top Story: 1974: Turkey invades Cyprus

21 July
Top Story: 1969: Man takes first steps on the Moon

22 July
Top Story: 1977: Deng Xiaoping back in power


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