Top News Headlines of 23 February 2010

Major Events and Top News Headlines of 23 February 2010:

  • Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday formally took over as Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha. The seat was hitherto held by senior BJP leader L. K. Advani.
  • The Australian Cricketers’ Association today briefed its Indian Premier League-bound players about the security threat to the event and demanded specific assurance on their safety from the organisers.
  • The West Bengal government announced on Monday the setting up of a three-member committee to inquire into the Maoist attack on the camp at Silda in Paschim Medinipur district on February 15, in which 24 Eastern Frontier Rifles (EFR) personnel were killed.
  • Ivory Coast’s prime minister said he will announce the composition of the country’s new government within 24 hours, a move that could bring an end to a week of violent protests sparked by the president’s dissolution of the former government.
  • The commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan took his apology for a weekend airstrike that killed civilians directly to the Afghan people on Tuesday, with a video in which he pledged to work to regain their trust as NATO continues a mass offensive against the Taliban in the south.
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Top News Headlines of 23 February 2010
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