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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

Oxford University nominates 1st female vice-chancellor

This post was originally published on this site Professor Louise Richardson, Oxford University’s first female vice-chancellor nominee.Oxford University has nominated its first female vice-chancellor in its history. The university said Louise Richardson, currently the principal of Scotland’s University of St. Andrews, is set to take up the university’s second-highest role at the...

Asia

School teacher executed in China for raping 26 girls

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This post was originally published on this site Child sexual abuse cases are on the rise in recent years, with 7,145 such cases being handled by courts across the country.A primary school teacher in China’s Gansu province has been executed for the rape and sexual abuse of 26 minor girls. Li Jishun, a former primary school teacher, was put to death on Thursday by the Intermediate People’s...

American Issues

Alleged Nazi criminal dies in Canada

This post was originally published on this siteVladimir Katriuk, alleged Nazi criminal, dies in Canada29 May 2015From the section EuropeVladimir Katriuk spent his last years on a honeybee farm in Ormstown, QuebecA Ukrainian man suspected of being a Nazi war criminal has died in Canada. Vladimir Katriuk was second on a most...

Economics

Neverland ranch goes up for sale

This post was originally published on this siteMichael Jackson’s Neverland ranch up for sale29 May 2015From the section Entertainment & ArtsMichael Jackson’s Neverland ranch has gone up for sale with a price tag of $100m (£65m), reports the Wall Street Journal. The Santa Barbara development was once home to a zoo, an amusement park and its own fire station. Much of...

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

VIDEO: ‘Fifa can’t be dragged through mud’

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This post was originally published on this site Media playback is unsupported on your deviceBlatter: ‘Fifa’s reputation can’t be dragged through mud’ 29 May 2015 Last updated at 10:31 BSTMembers of football’s world governing body Fifa are voting for their new president at a congress in Zurich. The vote comes two days after seven top officials were held in...

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