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First Iraq and the Rest Will Follow – By Miaad Hassan

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...


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...


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 ...


Irish MPs vote for Aer Lingus deal

This post was originally published on this siteIreland’s parliament clears Aer Lingus stake sale28 May 2015From the section BusinessIreland’s parliament has approved the sale of the nation’s 25% stake in Aer Lingus to British Airways owner, IAG. Irish lawmakers voted by 74 votes to 51 in favour of the deal. Some MPS had expressed concern about the sale, fearing that services...

Lessons in Leadership

Change vs. Progress: Making the Choices That Move You Forward


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

Hernandez banned for Jones punch

This post was originally published on this site Abel Hernandez has been linked with a move away from Hull this summer28 May 2015 Last updated at 17:54Hull City’s Abel Hernandez has been banned for three games for punching Manchester United defender Phil Jones.The incident occurred in the 70th minute of the 0-0 draw with United in the final game of the Premier...

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