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B. 02-15 Steady gains for Afghanistan offensive Marjah, Helmand
2. 02-15 18 killed in Belgian train crash Halle, Belgium
D. 02-15 Microsoft launches Windows 7 mobile Microsoft
E. 02-15 FM al-Faisal doubts Iran sanctions plans Saudi Arabia
F. 02-15 Luger 'had fears over Olympic track' Georgia
G. 02-15 Defago wins downhill gold Vancouver
02-15 Top Taliban commander captured Karachi
I. 02-15 Trial starts in 'robbery of the century' Argentina
9. 02-15 4 children die as classroom collapses

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Feb.15   Helmand   Steady gains for Afghanistan offensive
Map of Marjah Afghanistan
  The NATO operation aimed at tackling a Taliban stronghold is making progress, but still has a long way to go


  Belgium   18 killed in Belgian train crash
Map of Halle Belgium
  55 more were hurt when two trains collided head-on at 8:30 a.m. local time. People were thrown against the walls of the trains by the impact
 The trains collided during the morning rush hour south-west of Brussels. One missed a stop signal


  Microsoft Microsoft launches Windows 7 mobile  Microsoft has launched the latest version of its mobile phone operating system, called Windows Phone 7 series

Day News


  Saudi Arabia   FM al-Faisal doubts Iran sanctions plans  Saudi Arabia's foreign minister: Imposing more sanctions on Iran over its nuclear programme would not be a quick enough solution

  Georgia   Luger 'had fears over Olympic track'  Nodar Kumaritashvili, 21, killed in a training accident in Vancouver phoned his father before the Games to say the layout of the track frightened him

  Vancouver Defago wins downhill gold  Didier Defago ended Switzerland's gold-medal drought in the Winter Olympics downhill skiing event

Evening News


  Karachi   Top Taliban commander captured
  The Taliban's top military leader, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, has been captured. He is the number two political figure in the Taliban
 Baradar, an Afghan, was a close associate of Osama bin Laden ahead of the September 11 attacks


  Argentina Trial starts in 'robbery of the century'  About 600 witnesses are expected to testify in a trial that started for a bank heist some call Argentina's 'robbery of the century'

  Haiti 4 children die as classroom collapses  A boulder fell on top of the classroom in the Carrenage area of the northern coastal city. There have been rains in the area recently

San Francisco Bay Area , February 15, 2010 Timeline