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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

Hackers Selling Database of 4 Million Adult Friend Finder Users at $16,800

This post was originally published on this siteYes, the sex life of almost 4 million subscribers of the casual sex hookup site is now available for anyone to download from the Internet.Adult Friend Finder website, with tagline “Hookup, Find Sex or Meet Someone Hot Now,” has been breached before April 13 in which nearly 4 Million users have had their personal details compromised.The...


Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski concedes defeat after exit poll released


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...


38 killed in fire at China care home


This post was originally published on this siteA fire at a care home in central China left 38 people dead and six injured, officials and reports said today. The fire broke out last evening in an apartment building at a privately owned old people’s home in Pingdingshan, the official news agency Xinhua said. Two of the injured were in critical condition in hospital, the work safety bureau of...

American Issues

VIDEO: Hundreds of homes destroyed in US floods

This post was originally published on this site Media playback is unsupported on your deviceTexas and Oklahoma flooding: Hundreds of homes destroyed 25 May 2015 Last updated at 20:03 BSTDevastating floods have hit southern and central parts of the United States, killing three people and forcing thousands to leave their homes. Meanwhile, in Mexico, officials in the border town of Ciudad...


VHP wants ban on cow slaughter, no dams on Ganga

This post was originally published on this site Vishwa Hindu Parishad is seeking a complete ban on cow slaughter from the NDA government and also asked it not to plan any dam on the Ganga in order to ensure the river’s uninterrupted flow.The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Monday demanded that the NDA government enact a legislation imposing a complete ban on cow slaughter, and also asked...


VIDEO: Global trade talks ‘can be revived’

This post was originally published on this site Media playback is unsupported on your deviceGlobal trade talks can be revived, says WTO head 26 May 2015 Last updated at 04:17 BSTAs the World Trade Organisation (WTO) marks its 20th year in existence, the global body is at a tipping point. The so called Doha round of global trade negotiations has been deadlocked since 2008, just as an increasing...

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

Tuesday’s gossip column


This post was originally published on this site25 May 2015 Last updated at 23:19For a list of all the latest deals, check out the transfers page. Outgoing Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp, 47, is planning a six-month sabbatical, ruling him out of taking over at Liverpool.(Bild)  But Liverpool insist Brendan Rodgers’ position is not under immediate...

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