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Princess Diana's Minefield Walk: A royal visit boosts landmine campaigners, Turkey's headscarf pioneer and spying in WW1

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In 1997, the Princess of Wales made a high-profile visit to a landmine clearance programme in Angola. Her trip is credited with boosting the campaign for a global landmine treaty signed later that year. Also, the man who rewrote the rules on transitions of power in the USA, the first woman to wear a headscarf into the Turkish parliament and the triumph of British espionage that changed the course of World War One.



PHOTO: Princess Diana in Angola in 1997 (Credit: Alamy)

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