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1976: Explosion in Seveso  
Forty-one containers in Italy carried a highly toxic cargo. The containers came from Seveso in northern Italy, where dioxin had escaped in a tragic accident at a chemicals factory. In total, 2.2 tons of earth were contaminated with around 200 grams of TCDD, which is commonly known as dioxin. This is a substance which is a thousand times more toxic than cyanide.

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1895: Carl Orff
1099: The death of El Cid
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10.7.2020 Coronavirus latest: UN says Latin America and Caribbean are a 'hot spot'
The UN has warned that the pandemic is having devastating effects in Latin America and the Caribbean. Meanwhile, South Africa announces its highest daily number of confirmed coronavirus cases. Follow DW for the latest.
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Who was the famous Spanish national folk hero and the personification of chivalry and virtue?
  El Dorado
  El Cid
  El Greco