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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

How to Fix iPhone Crash Text Message Bug

This post was originally published on this siteWe reported you about a new bug in the core component of iOS and OS X that causes the device’s Messages app to crash and iPhones to reboot if it receives a certain string of characters, Arabic characters, via text message.Many have since fallen victims to this specially crafted sequence of Unicode bug. It is believed that when this...

Europe

Italy: 17 dead, 4,200 more migrants saved off Libya’s coast

This post was originally published on this site Temporarily detained migrants wait at the port at Kos island, Greece, on Friday, May 29, 2015, after they were rescued by Greek Coast Guard while they were trying to cross from Turkey to Greece on a dinghy.(Source: AP)The Italian coast guard says it has coordinated the rescue of more than 4,000 migrants off Libya’s coast in 22 separate operations. The...

Asia

No major breakthrough at meeting on Asian boat people crisis

This post was originally published on this site United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) Assistant High Commissioner for Protection Volker Turk, second from left, speaks with Htin Linn, the head of the Myanmar delegation, after a group photo at the “Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean” regarding the Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrant crisis at a hotel in...

American Issues

O’Malley enters US presidential race

This post was originally published on this siteMartin O’Malley enters Democratic race for 2016 US presidential nomination30 May 2015From the section US & CanadaMartin O’Malley said that work was needed to “rebuild the truth of the American dream for all Americans”Former Maryland Governor Martin...

India

Free Wi-Fi in Shimla key areas for a week

This post was originally published on this site The Shimla Municipal Corporation is all set to provide free Wi-Fi at Mall Road.There is good news for tourists visiting Shimla from Sunday. The Shimla Municipal Corporation is all set to provide free Wi-Fi at Mall Road, Scandal Point and the Ridge — three must-visit places at the popular hill destination — for a week. Deputy Mayor Tikender...

Economics

Vitamin D to be added to M&S bread

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This post was originally published on this siteVitamin D to be added to M&S bread30 May 2015From the section UKMarks and Spencer is to become the first UK retailer to add vitamin D to all its packaged bread and bread rolls. The firm says two slices of its bread will provide a minimum of 15% of the daily requirement of the vitamin, which helps to keep bones and teeth healthy The M&S...

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

Saints in Europe after Caley win Cup

This post was originally published on this site Tommy Wright has led St Johnstone into Europe again30 May 2015 Last updated at 18:38St Johnstone have secured a place in next season’s Europa League qualifiers after Inverness Caledonian Thistle won the Scottish Cup. Caley Thistle had already sealed a place in the qualifiers by finishing third in the Scottish...

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