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What Happened on 27 February 2015

Bangladesh: Prominent atheist blogger hacked to death in Dhaka

Avijit Roy, a US blogger of Bangladeshi origin known for his secular and liberal writings, has been hacked to death… Read More.

Maid abuse case: Hong Kong employer sentenced to six-year term

A woman has been sentenced to a six-year prison term in Hong Kong for abusing her maid. The case had… Read More.

Mexico's missing students: Families lead march, demand full investigation

The parents of 43 students, who went missing in Mexico’s Iguala town in September, led a protest march in capital… Read More.

Argentina: Court dismisses controversial case against President Cristina Fernandez

A case against Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and foreign minister Hector Timerman has been dismissed. The duo had… Read More.

Debt extension: Greek protesters clash with police ahead of key German vote

Violence broke out in Athens ahead of a vote by Germany’s parliament on extending financial aid to Read More.

AirAsia registers loss of $120 million for Q4 2014

AirAsia has registered a net loss of $120 million for the fourth quarter of 2014, the first such loss by… Read More.

Growth slump: Ghana gets $1bn loan from IMF

Ghana has secured a $1 billion loan from the IMF in an attempt to revive its economy.… Read More.

India to invest $137bn in railway network

India will invest $137 billion in its railways in the next five years, the government announced on… Read More.

UEFA Europa League: Liverpool knocked out after losing penalty shootout against Besiktas

Liverpool were knocked out of the Europa League after losing to Besiktas in a penalty shootout on Thursday. Tolgay Arslan’s… Read More.

Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 92 runs

Centuries by Kumar Sangakkara and Tillakaratne Dilshan helped Sri Lanka post a total of 332-1 and defeat Bangladesh by 92… Read More.

US regulator backs net neutrality rules; broadband providers slam move

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has passed new rules in favor of net neutrality. Three commissioners voted in support… Read More.

Cyber attacks most serious threat to US: Intelligence agency

Cyber attacks by foreign nations and criminals are among the most serious threats faced by the US, according to American… Read More.