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Friday, September 15. 2000, 12:00:00 AM UTC

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Friday, September 15, 2000

Anti-globalization protests in Prague (some 15,000 protesters) turn violent during the IMF and World Bank summits.
The Greek ferry "Express Samina" sinks off the coast of the island of Paros 80 out of a total of over 500 passengers perish in one of Greece's worst sea disasters.
Ukrainian journalist Georgiy Gongadze is last seen alive this day is taken as the commemoration date of his death.
The 2000 Summer Olympics are opened in Sydney, Australia.
Peru's president Alberto Fujimori calls for new elections in which he will not run.
Source: Wikipedia