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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

Hackers Selling Database of 4 Million Adult Friend Finder Users at $16,800

This post was originally published on this siteYes, the sex life of almost 4 million subscribers of the casual sex hookup site is now available for anyone to download from the Internet.Adult Friend Finder website, with tagline “Hookup, Find Sex or Meet Someone Hot Now,” has been breached before April 13 in which nearly 4 Million users have had their personal details compromised.The...

Europe

Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski concedes defeat after exit poll released

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This post was originally published on this site Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski gestures to supporters as first exit polls are announced, in Warsaw, Poland. (Source: AP photo)Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski conceded defeat in the county’s presidential election Sunday after an exit poll showed him trailing Andrzej Duda, a previously little-known right-wing politician. If the exit...

Asia

Strong quake rattles Tokyo area, no reports of damage or injury

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This post was originally published on this siteA strong earthquake rattled the Japanese capital of Tokyo and its suburbs Monday, with a preliminary magnitude reading of 5.6, shaking buildings and temporarily stopping trains. There were no immediate reports of damages or casualties from the quake, which struck at 2:28 pm (0528 GMT). The Japanese Meteorological Agency issued a tsunami warning as a...

American Issues

VIDEO: Hundreds of homes destroyed in US floods

This post was originally published on this site Media playback is unsupported on your deviceTexas and Oklahoma flooding: Hundreds of homes destroyed 25 May 2015 Last updated at 20:03 BSTDevastating floods have hit southern and central parts of the United States, killing three people and forcing thousands to leave their homes. Meanwhile, in Mexico, officials in the border town of Ciudad...

India

Under threat of attachment of property, MoD implements 250 AFT judgments

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This post was originally published on this siteFaced with the imminent prospect of attachment of properties and salaries of the Ministry of Defence, implementation orders in about 250 cases were placed before the Chandigarh Bench of the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) on Monday in petitions pending before the tribunal for non-execution of its judgments. Some of the judgments, whose implementation orders...

Economics

Greece will ‘keep up debt repayment’

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This post was originally published on this siteGreece pledges to ‘meet June debt repayments’25 May 2015From the section EuropeMany Greeks are angry at the EU over the austerity measuresGreece intends to keep repaying its debt, a government spokesman said, days after Interior Minister Nikos Voutsis warned it had...

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

Ancelotti sacked as Real manager

This post was originally published on this site Ancelotti led Real to a 10th European Cup title in June 2014 but failed to win the league in his two seasons in Madrid25 May 2015 Last updated at 19:40Carlo Ancelotti has been sacked as manager of Real Madrid after two seasons in charge of the Spanish club.The Italian, 55, led Real to victory in the Spanish Cup before...

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