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1993: Rabin and Arafat shake on peace deal
The Prime Minister of Israel, Yitzhak Rabin, and the PLO leader, Yasser Arafat, shake hands on the White House lawn in Washington.

1982: Dingo baby trial opens in Australia
A mother who claims her nine-week-old daughter was killed by a dingo appears in court in Australia charged with her murder.

1988: Cubans blame shooting on 'CIA plot'
A Cuban diplomat opened fire in a crowded London street because of an American plot to make him defect, his government says.

2001: Duncan Smith is new Tory leader
A relatively unknown former soldier and standard bearer of the Tory right is elected the new leader of the Conservative Party.

1980: Missing Scottish bear is found
The bear who went missing on a Scottish island while being filmed for a television commercial is recaptured.


Around this Day

10 September
Top Story: 1973: Bomb blasts rock central London

11 September
Top Story: 2001: US rocked by day of terror

12 September
Top Story: 2001: US declares war on terror

14 September
Top Story: 1985: USSR expels 25 in tit-for-tat spy row

15 September
Top Story: 1940: Victory for RAF in Battle of Britain

16 September
Top Story: 1986: Kinross Miners 'killed where they stood'


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