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1997: Egyptian militants kill tourists at Luxor
More than 60 people die in an attack on a group of foreign tourists visiting a temple in southern Egypt.

1989: Police crush Prague protest rally
Riot police arrest hundreds of people taking part in the biggest show of public dissent in Czechoslovakia for 20 years.

2003: Washington sniper convicted
An ex-soldier who served in the Gulf War is found guilty of at least one of the Washington sniper killings in October 2002.

1953: Twenty die in Channel collision
Twenty Italian sailors die following a collision between two boats in the English Channel.

1986: French car chief shot dead
The head of the Renault car company, Georges Besse, is assassinated outside his home in Paris.


Around this Day

14 November
Top Story: 1991: US accuses Libyans of Lockerbie bombing

15 November
Top Story: 1940: Germans bomb Coventry to destruction

16 November
Top Story: 1983: England fans rampage in Luxembourg

18 November
Top Story: 2000: Hollywood meets Wales in 'wedding of year'

19 November
Top Story: 1977: Egyptian leader's Israel trip makes history

20 November
Top Story: 1945: Nuremberg trial of Nazis begins


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