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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

Mass graves of suspected trafficking victims found in Malaysia

This post was originally published on this site The Star newspaper reported on its website that nearly 100 bodies were found in one grave on Friday. (Source: AP photo)Mass graves believed to contain bodies of hundreds of migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh have been found in Malaysia, media reported said on Sunday. Police discovered 30 large graves containing the remains of hundreds of people...

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

China’s Amazon railway plan advances

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This post was originally published on this siteChina and Peru mull Amazon railway23 May 2015From the section Latin America & CaribbeanThe agreement was reached after leaders from the two countries met in LimaA Chinese scheme to build an east-west railway across South America, cutting across parts of the Amazon rain forest,...

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

Ferdinand: Wife’s death ‘difficult’

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This post was originally published on this siteRio Ferdinand speaks after wife’s death from cancer24 May 2015From the section UKThe couple married in 2009Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has spoken publicly for the first time since his wife’s death to cancer and says it has been “the most difficult period...

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