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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

This Facebook Hack Allows You to Track Your Friends On Map

This post was originally published on this siteRemember the magical Marauder’s Map from the Harry Potter books that reveal the whereabouts of characters as they roam classrooms and the halls of Hogwarts school?A student developer from Cambridge has created a Chrome extension that works similar and also named it Marauder’s Map.The extension that allows you to watch every...

Europe

UK’s David Cameron outlines European Union vote plan in Queen’s Speech

This post was originally published on this site Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II looks up as she delivers her speech to the House of Lords in the Palace of Westminster in London. (Source: AP photo)Pomp met politics as Queen Elizabeth II donned a diamond-studded crown Wednesday to read out laws planned by Britain’s new government, including more autonomy for Scotland and a referendum on...

Asia

Iraq: 17 troops dead in Islamic State suicide attack

This post was originally published on this site FILE – In this May 14, 2015 file photo, security forces defend their headquarters against attacks by Islamic State extremists during a sandstorm in the eastern part of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, Iraq.(Source: AP)Islamic State extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing...

American Issues

Fifa arrests spark sponsor concerns

This post was originally published on this siteFifa corruption arrests spark concern among sponsors28 May 2015From the section EuropeThe FBI raids Concacaf offices in Miami Beach in FloridaKey sponsors of Fifa have expressed “serious concern” after the US accused senior officials of football’s governing...

India

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Veer Savarkar on his 132nd birth anniversary

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This post was originally published on this sitePrime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tribute to freedom activist Vinayak Damodar Savarkar on his birth anniversary.  Born in 1883, Savarkar is credited for coining the term Hindutva. He was said to have openly endorsed the idea of Hindu Rashtra and opposed the Quit India moment. Also read: I am against Bharat Ratna for Veer Savarkar,...

Economics

UK car production falls in April

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This post was originally published on this siteUK car production drops in April as exports fall28 May 2015From the section BusinessUK car production fell in April after a rise in vehicle output for the domestic market failed to offset a drop in exports. Production in April was 3.8% lower than last year, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The number of cars...

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

Step back to the first FA Cup final

This post was originally published on this site Football in the late 19th Century was a chaotic affair as this illustration of an early England v Scotland game at the Oval shows28 May 2015 Last updated at 06:53 By Tom Rostance BBC Sport Saturday’s FA Cup final between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Wembley...

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