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Terrorism and elections dominated world news in 2004, along with a horrific and ongoing tragedy in Africa. In March, rescue workers covered up bodies near a bomb-damaged passenger train after a number of explosions on trains in Madrid, Spain, that country's worst terrorist attack ever.
Trains bombed in Madrid
Terrorism and elections dominated world news in 2004, along with a horrific and ongoing tragedy in Africa.

In March, rescue workers covered up bodies near a bomb-damaged passenger train after a number of explosions on trains in Madrid, Spain, that country's worst terrorist attack ever.
(Associated Press Photo / Paul White)