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1. 02-23 Prison hunger striker Zapata dies Cuba
C. 02-23 Electronics cited as Toyota problem U.S. Congress
D. 02-23 Forces in Afghanistan to limit night raids Afghanistan
E. 02-23 French air traffic controllers went on strike France
5. 02-23 Shutdown of magazine raises questions Colombia
G. 02-23 Giant-slalom gold for Janka Vancouver
02-23 Sudan signs ceasefire with Darfur rebels Sudan
8. 02-23 President Umaru Yar'Adua 'returns home' Nigeria
J. 02-23 Greece steeled for 24-hour strike Greece


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Morning News

Feb.23   Cuba   Prison hunger striker Zapata dies
  Leading Cuban political prisoner Orlando Zapata Tamayo, 42, has died in hospital after 85 days on hunger strike

  U.S. Congress   Electronics cited as Toyota problem  Witnesses at the hearings testified that they believe they have found a possible additional cause of unintended acceleration in Toyotas

  Afghanistan   Forces in Afghanistan to limit night raids  A new classified directive to coalition forces puts restrictions on nighttime raids of Afghan homes and compounds

  France French air traffic controllers went on strike  Labor unrest continued to roll across Europe despite the suspension of a strike by Lufthansa pilots after just one day

  Colombia Shutdown of magazine raises questions  Colombia lost one of its independent magazines when the parent company of Cambio suddenly announced it was ceasing publication

  Vancouver Giant-slalom gold for Janka  Carlo Janka added the men's Olympic giant-slalom title to his list of honors -- after Bode Miller skied out in his attempt to claim a record fourth medal

Day News

  Sudan   Sudan signs ceasefire with Darfur rebels
  President Omar al-Bashir has signed a framework ceasefire deal with one of Darfur's main groups, the Justice and Equality Movement

  Nigeria   President Umaru Yar'Adua 'returns home'
  Ailing President Umaru Yar'Adua has returned home secretly after three months' medical treatment in Saudi Arabia

Evening News

  Greece   Greece steeled for 24-hour strike
  As many as two million people are to hold a 24-hour strike against the imposition of austerity measures

  Tribal Areas 2 Sikhs beheaded in Pakistan's northwest  Two men from the minority Sikh community in Pakistan's tribal northwest were kidnapped and beheaded by the Pakistan Taliban

  European Union Google in Brussels antitrust inquiry  The European Commission has launched a preliminary investigation into Google's search engine and its search-advertising service

  Vancouver Kim grabs huge lead with short program  Kim Yu-nas's core of 78.5 points not only shattered her own world record, it put her almost five points ahead of longtime rival Mao Asada of Japan

San Francisco Bay Area , February 23, 2010 Timeline