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First Iraq and the Rest Will Follow – By Miaad Hassan

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by Miad Hassan - 10 May 2015

The ongoing violence across the Middle East region, as well as the threat posed by the religious ideology represented by ISIS, should come as no surprise. The precursors to this aggressive unrest were weak, corrupt Arab governments that lacked stability and integration. In Iraq, the early signs of violence...

The Hacker News

This Facebook Hack Allows You to Track Your Friends On Map

This post was originally published on this siteRemember the magical Marauder’s Map from the Harry Potter books that reveal the whereabouts of characters as they roam classrooms and the halls of Hogwarts school?A student developer from Cambridge has created a Chrome extension that works similar and also named it Marauder’s Map.The extension that allows you to watch every...

Europe

Austrian police arrest 3 for smuggling people into US

This post was originally published on this site Police block the road to the villages of Grosspriel and Kollapriel near Melk some 80 km (50 miles) west of Vienna.(Sourc: Reuters)Austrian police have detained three suspects for allegedly smuggling people onto flights bound for the United States or Britain. State Prosecutor, Friedrich Koehl said on Tuesday that there had been at least 11 cases of...

Asia

Iraq: 17 troops dead in Islamic State suicide attack

This post was originally published on this site FILE – In this May 14, 2015 file photo, security forces defend their headquarters against attacks by Islamic State extremists during a sandstorm in the eastern part of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, Iraq.(Source: AP)Islamic State extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing...

American Issues

New York City’s ugly saviour

This post was originally published on this siteHow Penn Station saved New York’s architectural historyBy Nick Bryant BBC News, New York28 May 2015From the section MagazineThe end of the first Penn Station pushed architectural preservationsts to actIn May, New York City’s landmarks preservation...

India

Hisar: Blackmail, rape, arrest of 3 law students has campus in turmoil

This post was originally published on this site The girl and the three accused are students of O P Jindal Global University in Sonepat. (expressPhoto by: Prem Nath Pandey)They met on Children’s Day two years ago. She, an 18-year-old and a management student; he, a 20-year-old and a law student, both studying at the O P Jindal Global University in Sonepat. A month later, as their friendship...

Economics

Yahoo to face class action lawsuit

This post was originally published on this siteYahoo to face class action lawsuit over email spying28 May 2015From the section BusinessA US judge has ruled that a group of people can sue Yahoo in class action lawsuit for illegally accessing emailsYahoo will face a US class action lawsuit for allegedly accessing the content...

Lessons in Leadership

Change vs. Progress: Making the Choices That Move You Forward

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This post was originally published on this siteOne of the biggest challenges in today’s society is learning how to balance all of the different areas of our lives. A hundred years ago, life seemed simpler because people’s roles seemed more defined. Today, the world is much less predictable. The unspoken expectation is that in order to be a thriving, contributing, happy and successful...

Sport News

Thursday’s gossip column

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This post was originally published on this site28 May 2015 Last updated at 00:00For a list of all the latest deals, check out the transfers page. Incoming Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez wants to take advantage of Raheem Sterling’s contract stand-off with Liverpool and intends to make the 20-year-old England forward one of his first transfer targets.(Daily...

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