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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

Flawed Android Factory Reset Failed to Clear Private Data from Smartphones

This post was originally published on this siteIf you’re planning to sell your old Android smartphone then you need to think again because there is a weakness in the Android Factory Reset option that could be exploited to recover your login credentials, text messages, emails and pictures even if you have wiped its memory clean.Computer researchers at the University of Cambridge...

Europe

4.2-magnitude earthquake strikes parts of UK

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This post was originally published on this siteA moderate 4.2-magnitude earthquake on Friday struck some parts of the UK but no casualities were reported. Seismologists at the British Geological Survey (BGS) confirmed the tremor, which was felt in areas, including Ramsgate. The organisation tweeted: “Prelim data now online 4.2 magnitude earthquake near Sandwich, Kent.” A spokesman said:...

Asia

South Korea court suspends nut rage executive’s prison term

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This post was originally published on this site Cho Hyun-ah, former vice president of Korean Air Lines Co. (Source: AP)A South Korean court on Friday suspended the prison term of the former Korean Air executive whose onboard “nut rage” tantrum delayed a flight last year, immediately ending her incarceration. Cho Hyun-ah, who is the daughter of the airline’s chairman, did not violate...

American Issues

Huge audience for Letterman finale

This post was originally published on this siteLetterman goodbye draws in huge audience22 May 2015From the section Entertainment & ArtsDavid Letterman is retiring after a 33-year careerDavid Letterman said goodbye to The Tonight Show with one of the highest-rated shows of his career. The star-filled finale attracted nearly...

India

Heat wave leaves 43 dead in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh

This post was originally published on this site Khammam, where the temperature touched 47 degrees Celsius, was among the places where severe heat conditions prevailed.Heat wave in several parts of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh has claimed 43 lives so far even as people continued to reel under shooting day temperatures, officials said today. “As per the information received till yesterday the...

Economics

VIDEO: ‘Make In India': Is it working?

This post was originally published on this site Media playback is unsupported on your deviceIs Modi’s ‘Make In India’ initiative working? 22 May 2015 Last updated at 13:49 BSTIndian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s most ambitious initiative since coming to power is his flagship ‘Make in India’ scheme aimed at making the country a global manufacturing...

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

Mourinho hopes Cech stays at Chelsea

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This post was originally published on this site Frank Lampard left Chelsea last season and Petr Cech could leave at the end of this season22 May 2015 Last updated at 12:49Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says he does not want goalkeeper Petr Cech to leave the Premier League champions.The 32-year-old has only made 16 appearances this season, with Belgian Thibaut Courtois...

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