Death of the Serbian ex-dictator Milosevic, from a heart attack.
20th birthday of Tchernobyl.
During the 2006 summer, conflict between Israel forces and the Lebanese Shiite Hezbollah.
Fidel Castro delegates his power to his brother for health reasons.
North Korea announces that they realized their first nuclear trial. The international community decides to take economic action against Pyongyang.
Condemned to the death penalty, Saddam Hussein is executed by hanging.