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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

Gaana.com Hacked, 10 Million Users’ Details Exposed

This post was originally published on this siteGaana.com — One of India’s most popular music streaming service with more than 10 Million registered users and 7.5 Million monthly visitors — has reportedly been hacked, exposing the site’s user information database.A Pakistani hacker, who claimed responsibility for the hack, claims that details of over 10 Million...

Europe

UK Methodist Church apologizes for past sexual abuse cases

This post was originally published on this site The abuse “inflicted by some Methodists on children, young people and adults is and will remain a deep source of grief and shame to the church”. ( Source: AP)Britain’s Methodist Church says there were almost 2,000 reports of physical and sexual abuse within the institution over more than half a century, and has apologized for failing...

Asia

Dalai Lama urges Aung San Suu Kyi to help Rohingya muslim migrants

This post was originally published on this site Dalai Lama has urged Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader, to speak out to protect her country’s persecuted Rohingya Muslims amid a human trafficking crisis. (Source: AP File Photo)The Dalai Lama has urged Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s pro-democracy icon and a fellow Nobel Peace Prize laureate, to speak out to protect her...

American Issues

‘God Bless America,’ football fans say

This post was originally published on this siteFifa scandal: ‘God Bless America,’ football fans sayAnthony Zurcher North America reporter28 May 2015From the section US & CanadaMany football fans cheered the US decision to tackle alleged corruption in Fifa ...

India

Assam Rifles to continue to guard Myanmar border

This post was originally published on this siteThe Assam Rifles will continue to man the porous Myanmar border despite a proposal by the Union Home Ministry to replace the paramilitary force with Border Security Force. In a recent meeting between Army chief General Dalbir Singh and Home Secretary LC Goyal, it was decided that Assam Rifles shall continue to be deployed along the Myanmar border as...

Economics

The UAE reaches for the Red Planet

This post was originally published on this siteThe United Arab Emirates reaches for the Red PlanetBy Mark Lobel BBC Middle East Business correspondent29 May 2015From the section BusinessThe UAE hopes its satellite could be in orbit around Mars by 2021The oil industry is no longer enough for the United...

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

Friday’s gossip column

This post was originally published on this site28 May 2015 Last updated at 23:44For a list of all the latest deals, check out the transfers page. Arsenal are closing in on a £24.7m deal for Porto’s 28-year-old striker Jackson Martinez.(Daily Express)  Manchester United are favourites to seal the £21.3m capture of Sevilla’s 28-year-old...

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