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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

New Release: Kali Linux for Docker — Deploy and Play!

This post was originally published on this siteThe Developers of one of the most advanced open source operating system for penetration testing called ‘KALI Linux‘ have made the operating system available for Docker-addicted system administrators.But, What’s Docker?Docker is a new open-source container technology, released in June 2014, that automates the deployment...

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

Mid-air scare as Singapore Airlines flight loses power with 194 onboard

This post was originally published on this site A Singapore Airlines aircraft (Reuters photo/Representational)Passengers on a Singapore Airlines (SIA) flight bound for Shanghai had a bit of a scare when both engines of the aircraft experienced a temporary loss of power amid bad weather, media reports said today. The incident occurred at 39,000 ft about 3.5 hours after Flight SQ836, operated by...

American Issues

Swiss arrests over Fifa ‘corruption’

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This post was originally published on this siteSwiss police arrests Fifa officials in Zurich27 May 2015From the section EuropeSix football officials have been arrested at a hotel in Zurich, Switzerland, over corruption charges at governing body Fifa, officials say. The suspects, who are said to include a Fifa vice-president, have been detained pending extradition to the US. The charges...

India

Now, orphans don’t need to provide birth certificate for passport

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This post was originally published on this site There have been many cases in which children from orphanages were refused passport because they failed to produce a birth certificate from a civic body.By: Sumedha Grover In a move that will bring relief to orphans and individuals based abroad who wish to adopt them, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has exempted orphans/abandoned children from...

Economics

VIDEO: Where does Crossrail waste earth go?

This post was originally published on this site Media playback is unsupported on your deviceCrossrail’s excavated earth used to make nature reserve 26 May 2015 Last updated at 06:32 BSTNext month, tunnelling comes to an end on Europe’s biggest engineering scheme, the Crossrail project linking rail services to the east and west of London. But what happens to the millions of...

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

Keep calm and lift Cup – Bairns boss

This post was originally published on this site Peter Houston’s side have warmed up with bounce games27 May 2015 Last updated at 08:07Scottish Cup final: Falkirk v Inverness CTVenue: Hampden Park, Glasgow Date: Saturday, 30 May Kick-off: 15:00 BSTCoverage: Live on BBC One Scotland, Radio Scotland and BBC Sport websiteFalkirk may...

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