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Events in History in 2013 (Part 4)

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Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Dec 17 Angela Merkel is elected Chancellor of Germany for a third term

Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel
Chancellor of Germany
Angela Merkel
  • Dec 19 81 people are injured after part of the ceiling caved in at London's Apollo Theatre
  • Dec 27 29 people are killed after a bus plunged off the Huay Tong Bridge, Thailand
  • Dec 28 Early signs of Ebola epidemic: 2 year old child in Guinea dies of an unidentified hemorrhagic fever; mother, sister and grandmother soon follow
  • Dec 29 Chaparrastique volcano erupts in El Salvador
  • Dec 29 16 people are killed and 40 are wounded by a suicide bomb attack at Volgograd-1 railway station, Russia
  • Dec 29 Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says barrel bombs on Aleppo have killed 517 people since 15th December
  • Dec 30 15 people are killed in a trolley-bus bomb attack in Voglograd, Russia