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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

Hola — A widely popular Free VPN service used as a Giant Botnet

This post was originally published on this siteThe bandwidth of Millions of users of a popular free VPN service is being sold without their knowledge in an attempt to cover the cost of its free service, which could result in a vast botnet-for-sale network.“Hola,” a free virtual private network, is designed to help people abroad watch region restricted shows like American Netflix,...

Asia

Asia migrant crisis: Myanmar warns against ‘finger pointing’ at migrant meeting

This post was originally published on this site Opening remarks are made at the “Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean” regarding the Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrant crisis at a hotel in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, May 29, 2015.(Source: AP)Regional talks dealing with the swelling tide of boat people in Southeast Asia began on Friday with a Myanmar official criticizing...

American Issues

Transplant man meets donor’s sister

This post was originally published on this siteSister meets man with her brother’s transplanted faceBy Smitha Mundasad Health reporter, BBC News29 May 2015From the section HealthA woman, whose brother was killed in a traffic accident, has met the man who was given his face in a pioneering transplant operation. Footage from Channel 9’s 60 Minutes programme...

Economics

Brazil’s economy shrinks by 0.2%

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This post was originally published on this siteBrazil’s economy shrinks by 0.2%29 May 2015From the section BusinessBrazil’s economy shrank in the first quarter of the year as severe droughts held back growth, the country’s statistics agency reported. It contracted by 0.2% compared with the previous three months, the government’s statistical agency said. However,...

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

VIDEO: Scottish Cup: Best goals on road to Hampden

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This post was originally published on this site Scottish Cup finalVenue: Hampden Park, Glasgow Date: Saturday, 30 May Kick-off: 15:00 BSTCoverage: Watch on BBC One Scotland and online; listen on BBC Radio Scotland; live text commentary on BBC Sport websiteBBC Scotland’s Jonathan Sutherland rounds up some of the best goals so far in this season’s Scottish Cup ahead of Saturday’s...

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