Yusuf Kar

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July 2013

Burning Down The House: Artistic Freedom Under Fire In Egypt

On the morning of Oct. 28, 1971, Egypt woke up to a shock: The Khedivial Royal Opera House was on fire. The 100-year-old, rococo-style architectural gem in downtown Cairo burned to ashes. Ballet costumes, theater sets, musical instruments and velvet curtains were all gone.<p>Now, 40 years later, the …

Associated Press News

Iran election: Who is Hassan Rowhani?

Hassan Rowhani, the portly cleric who has set the Iran's presidential election alight, was never meant to be the standard-bearer of the country's battered reform movement.<p>In a field dominated by hardliners, Mr Rowhani, 64, was seen as a moderate conservative member of <b>Iran</b>'s political …

Turkey's protests fuelled by leader's quest to restore Islam

Some say the nationwide protests that rocked Turkey's government the past two weeks were only about a grove of sycamore trees in the middle of the country's biggest city, a trifling issue for a local planning board to work out. But to the country's unapologetic Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, …

Smart Leaders Engage Tomorrow's Workforce

I’m off to Chicago for #SHRM13 and am very excited to see everyone and for all the events. The topic most pressing on my mind today is the battle for young, emerging talent and how fierce the competition is these days in certain sectors. Companies that win it are the ones that will succeed in the …