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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

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...


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...


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...


From land to sea: Rahul Gandhi bats for rights of fishermen

This post was originally published on this site Rahul Gandhi was interacting with members of a fishermen colony in the coastal hamlet of Chavakkad in Thrissur district. (Source: PTI)Against the backdrop of the NDA government’s decision to extend the period of trawling ban and the new policy of deep sea fishing, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday warned Prime Minister Narendra...


VIDEO: Uefa calls for Fifa leadership change

This post was originally published on this site Media playback is unsupported on your deviceUefa calls for change of leadership at Fifa 28 May 2015 Last updated at 07:11 BSTPolice around the world have continued their arrests and examination of financial records from football’s world governing body Fifa. On Wednesday night, Jack Warner, a former Fifa vice-president, was arrested...

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

Bent set to join managerless Derby

This post was originally published on this site Bent scored 12 goals in 17 appearances after joining Derby on loan in January28 May 2015 Last updated at 10:40Derby County chief executive Sam Rush says sacking head coach Steve McClaren will not hamper their transfer plans, with striker Darren Bent set to become their first new summer recruit.Real Madrid assistant boss...

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