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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

Astoria — Advanced Tor Client Designed to Avoid NSA Attacks

This post was originally published on this siteIn response to the threat of intelligence agencies like NSA and GCHQ, Security researchers from American and Israeli academics have developed a new advanced Tor client called Astoria specially designed to make eavesdropping harder.Tor (The Onion Router) is the most popular anonymity network that is intended to allow a user to browse the Internet...

Europe

Ireland votes to legalise gay marriage after a landslide referendum

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This post was originally published on this site Tally counter Rhonda Donaghy is seen at the RDS count centre, Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, May 23, 2015. (Source: AP)Irish voters backed same-sex marriage by a landslide in a referendum marking a dramatic social shift in the traditionally Catholic country, government ministers and opponents of the bill said on Saturday. Final results were not expected...

Asia

At least 10 Afghan police officers killed in Taliban assault

This post was originally published on this site The Taliban have launched a number of attacks across many parts of Afghanistan since their warm-weather offensive began on April 24. (Source: AP photo)Officials in Afghanistan say at least 10 police officers have been killed in an ongoing Taliban assault in the country’s volatile south. Mohammad Ismail Hotaki, director of Helmand province’s...

American Issues

VIDEO: US policeman cleared over deaths

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This post was originally published on this site Media playback is unsupported on your deviceUS police officer cleared of unarmed black couple deaths 24 May 2015 Last updated at 04:37 BSTA Cleveland police officer who climbed onto the hood of a car and fired repeatedly at its unarmed occupants has been acquitted of manslaughter charges by a judge in the United States. Timothy Russell,...

India

CBSE Board class 12 results expected tomorrow

This post was originally published on this site Students can access the result from cbseresult.nic.in. They would need to enter the roll number on their exam hall ticket.The CBSE Board class 12 results are expected to be released tomorrow on its website cbse.nic.in. Students can know the result by entering the roll number on their exam hall ticket. They can also access the result from cbseresult.nic.in. At...

Economics

PM announces freeze in ministers’ pay

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Cameron announces freeze in ministers’ pay24 May 2015From the section UK PoliticsDavid Cameron chaired the first of his new cabinet meetings earlier this monthGovernment ministers’ pay will remain frozen for the next five years, David Cameron has announced Writing...

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

‘Present PL trophy to Terry? Wow!’

This post was originally published on this site Rachel Key (left) and Marcel Desailly, who notified the Chelsea fan of her special task24 May 2015 Last updated at 09:00 By Saj Chowdhury BBC Sport A Chelsea fan says she was shocked and ecstatic at being asked to present the Premier League trophy to club captain...

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