What Happened on 23 March 2013

Israel apologizes for Gaza flotilla deaths

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologized to Turkey on Friday for "any errors that could have led to loss of… Read More.

Lebanese PM Mikati's cabinet resigns

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati announced the resignation of his government on Friday. The move follows an impasse to approve… Read More.

Cyprus parliamentarians back solidarity fund

Cyprus’ parliament approved a "national solidarity fund" on Friday in an effort to ease a banking crisis that has rattled… Read More.

Houston Texans sign three-year deal with Ed Reed

The Houston Texans signed former Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed to a three-year deal on Friday. Although terms were not… Read More.

China to launch home-grown operating system

The Chinese government is collaborating with software firm Canonical to produce a new open source operating system specifically for Chinese… Read More.

Nigerian author Chinua Achebe dies aged 82

Nigerian author Chinua Achebe passed away on Friday at the age of 82 after a brief illness. The Anambra state… Read More.