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1950: UN condemns North Korean invasion
North Korea has invaded South Korea at several points along the two countries' joint border.

1953: Christie to hang for wife's murder
John Christie is sentenced to hang for murdering his wife and then hiding her body under the floorboards of their Notting Hill home in London.

2005: Iran hardliner sweeps to victory
Ultra-conservative Mahmoud Admadinejad wins surprise victory in presidential poll.

1970: New peace plan for Middle East
The United States launches its latest plan to end the current war of attrition between Israel and Egypt.

2001: Race violence erupts in Burnley
The ring leaders of a weekend of racial clashes in Burnley, Lancashire, are hunted by the police as the clear up in the town begins.

1985: Police hunt IRA resort bombs
Thirteen people are arrested in connection with a suspected IRA bombing campaign uncovered by police two days ago.


Around this Day

22 June
Top Story: 1941: Hitler invades the Soviet Union

23 June
Top Story: 1985: Air India jet crashes killing 329

24 June
Top Story: 1974: Labour rift over nuclear test

26 June
Top Story: 1963: Kennedy: 'Ich bin ein Berliner'

27 June
Top Story: 1991: Yugoslav troops move against Slovenia

28 June
Top Story: 1960: Welsh pit blast kills 37 miners


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