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In 1994 Pakistan opened the country's first all-female police station.
The story of the first protests against the Assad regime in 2011
The larger than life vaudeville star - Sophie Tucker - died on February 9th 1966.
In the spring of 1988 a new kind of anti-depressant went on the market.
Since 1989 the treasures in Afghanistan's National Museum have been at risk.
In 1938, the first animated feature film was released, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
The FBI sting operation that ensnared corrupt politicians using a fictitious Arab sheikh.
In January 1980, 37 people died as police stormed Spain's embassy in Guatemala