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Spanish club footballers suspected of cocaine trafficking
Madrid, Feb 27 (DPA) Two football agents and three current or former players with Spanish clubs are being investigated on charges of cocaine trafficking, police said.

Friday, February 27, 2009 1:21:27 PM

Junior Atletico Madrid player dies after touchline accident
Madrid, Feb 27 (DPA) Spanish giants Atletico Madrid announced the death of nine-year-old junior player Diego Alcala Rivero in Madrid's 12 de Octubre hospital after an accident.

Friday, February 27, 2009 1:17:30 PM

Malaysian journal gets permission to use the word `Allah'
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 27 (IANS) The Catholic Herald magazine of Malaysia has got permission to use the word 'Allah' on its masthead, provided it clearly states that the magazine is 'For Christians only'.

Friday, February 27, 2009 12:47:58 PM

Tanks enter Bangladesh Rifles headquarters, search on for missing officers
Dhaka, Feb 27 (IANS) Army tanks rolled into the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) headquarters, where mutinous troopers who had battled the army for 33-hours had been holed up, in the capital city Friday morning as search operations for missing officers began.

Friday, February 27, 2009 11:40:08 AM

Over 50 Indian workers stranded in Malaysia after being cheated
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 27 (IANS) Over 50 workers from India are stranded here, with 43 of them being detained for overstaying, after their Malaysian agent purportedly cheated them.

Friday, February 27, 2009 11:36:27 AM

Japanese industrial output sees record fall in January
Tokyo, Feb 27 (DPA) Japan's industrial output underwent a record fall of 10 percent in January amid shrinking export demand, and consumers cut spending as the recession in the world's second-largest economy worsened, the Japanese government reported Friday.

Friday, February 27, 2009 10:37:13 AM

Dhaka mutiny probe begins
Dhaka, Feb 27 (IANS) A high powered probe has begun to find out, among other things, whether there was any role of 'other forces' into the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) troopers' mutiny, a minister said as the two-day insurrection ended Thursday evening leaving over 50 dead.

Friday, February 27, 2009 10:30:40 AM

Mutiny spreads in Bangladesh, PM warns of stern action (Fourth Lead)
Dhaka, Feb 26 (IANS) The mutiny by Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) troopers, who battled the army Wednesday, spread to several towns Thursday as Prime minister Sheikh Hasina warned of stern action to quell the unrest. The fate of BDR chief Major General Shakil Ahmed and other senior army officers missing since Wednesday was not known yet.

Thursday, February 26, 2009 3:40:41 PM

Mutiny spreads in Bangladesh, government holds talks
Dhaka, Feb 26 (IANS) The mutinous troopers of Bangladesh Rifles, who had battled the army Wednesday, continued their defiance Thursday, with gunshots being heard in the afternoon. Reports indicated that the mutiny could have spread to other parts of the country.

Thursday, February 26, 2009 2:20:36 PM

Mobile network suspended in Bangladesh following mutiny
Dhaka, Feb 26 (Xinhua) The mobile network in Bangladesh, except in parts of capital city Dhaka has been suspended due to the crisis following Wednesday's mutiny by troopers of paramilitary Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) against their army officers.

Thursday, February 26, 2009 2:15:41 PM

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