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26 Jan
1952: Britons killed in Cairo riots

08 Apr
1953: Seven years' hard labour for Kenyatta

05 Mar
1956: US court victory for black students

23 Oct
1956: Hungarians rise up against Soviet rule

04 Nov
1956: Soviet troops overrun Hungary

25 Sep
1957: Troops end Little Rock school crisis

08 Feb
1962: Eight die in Paris riot

01 Oct
1962: Mississippi race riots over first black student

28 Aug
1963: King's dream for racial harmony

31 May
1966: Vietnam Buddhist burns to death

16 Oct
1967: Joan Baez arrested in Vietnam protest

20 Oct
1967: Thousands join anti-war movement

14 Apr
1968: Berlin student unrest worsens

13 May
1968: Workers join Paris student protest

24 May
1968: De Gaulle: 'Back me or sack me'

11 Jun
1968: French student rebel arrives in UK

21 Aug
1968: Russia brings winter to 'Prague Spring'

02 Oct
1968: Student riots threaten Mexico Olympics

02 May
1969: Crackdown on student protests in US

15 Oct
1969: Millions march in US Vietnam Moratorium

13 Jul
1971: Death for Moroccan rebel leaders

18 Jan
1972: Rhodesia's former leader arrested

01 Mar
1973: Palestinian gunmen hold diplomats in Sudan

14 Oct
1973: Thai army shoots protesters

21 Jul
1974: Cyprus conflict spills into London

24 Apr
1975: Baader-Meinhof blow up embassy

16 Jun
1976: Soweto protest turns violent

15 Sep
1978: German terror suspect arrested in UK

05 Nov
1978: Iran's PM steps down amid riots

13 Mar
1979: Grenada leader ousted by coup

03 Oct
1979: Anti-racists tackle South African rugby tourists

04 Nov
1979: Militants storm US embassy in Tehran

21 Nov
1979: Mob destroys US embassy in Pakistan

02 Aug
1980: Bologna blast leaves dozens dead

05 Jul
1981: Police attacked in Liverpool riots

24 Nov
1985: Commandoes storm hijacked plane

02 Apr
1986: Bomb tears hole in airliner over Greece

05 Apr
1986: Berlin disco bombed

08 Sep
1986: Pinochet survives rebel ambush

07 Feb
1987: S Korea clashes over student death

14 Feb
1989: Ayatollah sentences author to death

04 Jun
1989: Massacre in Tiananmen Square

07 Nov
1989: Protests force out East German rulers

02 Feb
1990: De Klerk dismantles apartheid in South Africa

13 Jan
1991: Bloodshed at Lithuanian TV station

21 May
1991: Bomb kills India's former leader Rajiv Gandhi

29 Apr
1992: LA in flames after 'not guilty' verdict

06 Jul
1992: Riot police confront French truckers

29 Aug
1992: Violence mars German anti-racist rally

07 Sep
1992: Troops kill 24 at ANC rally

02 Oct
1993: Hardline Communists riot in Moscow

10 Nov
1995: Nigeria hangs human rights activists

18 Apr
1996: Greek tourists killed by Egyptian gunmen

22 Apr
1997: Troops storm embassy in Peru

07 Jul
1998: Chief's death sparks turmoil in Nigeria

09 May
1999: Chinese anger at embassy bombing

05 Oct
2000: Protesters storm Yugoslav parliament

12 Oct
2000: Suicide bombers attack USS Cole

20 Oct
2000: British activist freed from Burma

16 Feb
2001: Serbs killed in Kosovo pilgrimage

27 Sep
2001: Swiss man kills 14

23 Nov
2002: Riots force Miss World out of Nigeria

07 Aug
2003: Bali bomber smiles at guilty verdict

25 Aug
2003: Bombay rocked by twin car bombs

20 Nov
2003: British targets bombed in Istanbul

28 Jun
2004: US transfers power back to Iraq


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