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Timeline of Events
2002
4.11.2002
An attempted coup d'état in Venezuela against President Hugo Chávez takes place.
2004
2.26.2004
Republic of Macedonia President Boris Trajkovski is killed in a plane crash near Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
2.29.2004
Jean-Bertrand Aristide resigns as President of Haiti following popular rebel uprising.
5.9.2004
Chechen president Akhmad Kadyrov is killed in a land mine bomb blast under a VIP stage during a World War II memorial victory parade in Grozny, Chechnya.
5.14.2004
The Constitutional Court of South Korea overturns the impeachment of President Roh Moo-hyun.
2006
1.16.2006
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is sworn in as Liberia's new president. She becomes Africa's first female elected head of state.
12.30.2006
Deposed President of Iraq Saddam Hussein, convicted of the executions of 148 Iraqi Shiites, is executed by hanging.