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Derek Walcott, of this island nation, releases his Homeric epic poem 'Omeros'1991
Aung San Suu Kyi wins Nobel Peace Prize 'for her non-violent struggle for democracy and human rights' in this country1992
Velvet Divorce between Czech Republic and this country1993
Black Metal musician Varg Vikernes is found guilty of murder and burning down churches in this country1994
UN Peacekeepers withdraw from this country, partly due to losses in 1993 'Black Hawk Down'/'Day of the Rangers' battle1995
Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov, chess grandmaster from this country, for the first time1996
Asian Financial Crisis begins with collapse of this country's currency, the baht1997
This country wins FIFA World Cup at home1998
Nunavut created as a territory in this country1999
This country joins the United Nations. It can afford to do so partly through selling rights to its valuable internet country domain name2000
19 hijackers - 15 of whom are citizens of this country - carry out 9/11 attacks on USA2001
Controversial politician Pim Fortuyn is assassinated during elections in this country2002
USA and allies invade this country, allegedly to disarm it of Weapons of Mass Destruction2003
Orange Revolution in this country following dispute election between Viktor Yushchenko and Viktor Yanukovych2004
Holocaust survivor and Nazi-hunter Simon Wiesenthal dies in this country2005
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President Felipe Calderón sends troops in against drug cartels in this country, marking beginning of 'drug war'2006
The movie 'No Country For Old Men', set in this country, is released2007
Musician Gilberto Gil resigns as this country's minister of culture2008
ICC issues arrest warrant for sitting President of this country, Omar al-Bashir, for war crimes and crimes against humanity2009
Goodluck Jonathan becomes President of this country2010
Pop musician Rihanna, from this country, releases her album 'Talk That Talk'2011
Costa Concordia shipwreck off the coast of this country2012
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, of this country, is elected Pope2013
International Panel on Climate Change, based in Geneva in this country, issues Fifth Assessment Report2014
Daesh/ISIS captures Palmyra in this country2015
Obama becomes the first sitting US President to visit this country since 19282016
This country's open testing of nuclear weapons prompts increasing tensions with its neighbours and with the USA2017
This country bans teaching English in primary schools as a response to anti-government riots allegedly encouraged by foreign influence2018
This country is due to leave the European Union in March, having triggered Article 50 in March 20172019
This country is due to host the Summer Olympics in its capital city2020

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