Lebanon Civil War

On the anniversary of a major turning point in the conflict in Lebanon, the History Hour gets a child's perspective. Plus, the massacre which scarred Taiwan's modern history; the Madrid train bombings; suffragettes; and Barbie celebrates her birthday.

Photo:Women running away from shelling in Christian East Beirut in 1989. (Credit: Joseph Barrak/AFP/Getty Images)

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55 minutes

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Sun 16 Mar 2014 02:06 GMT

Collapse of the Soviet Union

Collapse of the Soviet Union

It's 25 years since Mikhail Gorbachev stood down and the dissolution of the USSR began

Cuban History Collection

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev, Credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images

Stories from Cuba's recent history and its difficult relationship with the US

Great Sporting Moments in Olympic History

Great Sporting Moments in Olympic History

Stories of endurance, world records and remarkable athletes