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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

Astoria — Advanced Tor Client Designed to Avoid NSA Attacks

This post was originally published on this siteIn response to the threat of intelligence agencies like NSA and GCHQ, Security researchers from American and Israeli academics have developed a new advanced Tor client called Astoria specially designed to make eavesdropping harder.Tor (The Onion Router) is the most popular anonymity network that is intended to allow a user to browse the Internet...

Europe

Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski concedes defeat after exit poll released

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This post was originally published on this site Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski gestures to supporters as first exit polls are announced, in Warsaw, Poland. (Source: AP photo)Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski conceded defeat in the county’s presidential election Sunday after an exit poll showed him trailing Andrzej Duda, a previously little-known right-wing politician. If the exit...

Asia

At least 10 Afghan police officers killed in Taliban assault

This post was originally published on this site The Taliban have launched a number of attacks across many parts of Afghanistan since their warm-weather offensive began on April 24. (Source: AP photo)Officials in Afghanistan say at least 10 police officers have been killed in an ongoing Taliban assault in the country’s volatile south. Mohammad Ismail Hotaki, director of Helmand province’s...

American Issues

VIDEO: US floods: It was pretty drastic

This post was originally published on this site Media playback is unsupported on your deviceUS weather: It’s the largest flood in history of region 24 May 2015 Last updated at 21:28 BSTA deluge of rainfall has burst rivers and brought flood warnings to several southern US states, with Texas and Oklahoma the worst hit so far. A fire-fighter lost his life when swept away by floodwater...

India

Modi govt a mirror image of Mamata’s: Jairam Ramesh

This post was originally published on this site Former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh said MODI was the abbreviation of Murderer Of Democratic India.Former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday presented a five-point report card of the BJP-led NDA government. He said MODI was the abbreviation of Murderer Of Democratic India. “In the past one year, he had completely bypassed the Parliament....

Economics

Is infidelity a billion-dollar business?

This post was originally published on this siteAshley Madison: Is infidelity a billion-dollar business?By Kim Gittleson BBC business reporter, New York25 May 2015From the section BusinessNoel Biderman (m) says he was inspired to start the site after being a sports lawyerNoel Biderman sounds like your...

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

Monday’s gossip column

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This post was originally published on this site24 May 2015 Last updated at 23:50For a list of all the latest deals, check out the transfers page. Liverpool are ready to offer striker Rickie Lambert, 33, to Aston Villa in their bid to sign Belgian international Christian Benteke, 24.(Daily Mirror)  Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal will be looking...

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