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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

Eiffel Tower remains shut as workers walk out over pickpockets

This post was originally published on this site Tourists wander under the Eiffel Tower as an information board announces that the Eiffel Tower is temporarily closed, in Paris on Friday. The Eiffel Tower was closed to the public because workers are protesting a recent rise in aggressive pickpockets.The Eiffel Tower was closed to the public for most of the day on Friday as workers protested a rise...

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

Karnataka 2nd PUC results discrepancy: Probe Ordered

This post was originally published on this site According to the minister over 20,000 candidates have sought copy of the answer sheets, wheras 2825 had applied for revaluation.In the midst of fourth day of protest by scores of anguished students and parents alleging errors in the evaluation of 2nd PUC results at Pre-University Board Office in the city, Minister for Primary and Secondary Education...

Economics

VIDEO: Telecoms firm Telecel’s fate unclear

This post was originally published on this site Media playback is unsupported on your deviceFate of Zimbabwe’s mobile operator Telecel is uncertain 22 May 2015 Last updated at 15:28 BSTThe fate of Zimbabwe’s third largest mobile telecommunications company, Telecel, is hanging in the balance after the country’s regulatory authority cancelled its operating licence. The...

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

Spurs’ Adebayor given time away

This post was originally published on this site Adebayor has revealed the financial burden of supporting his family22 May 2015 Last updated at 15:51Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor has been granted compassionate leave for the second time this season, but his Spurs future remains uncertain.The Togo international, 31, has written about his family issues ...

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