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Jon Boone

Jon Boone

    Video game inspired by Pakistan school massacre pulled
    Video game inspired by Pakistan school massacre pulled
    A gory video game set inside the Pakistani school where more than 130 children were massacred by Taliban gunmen has been withdrawn, weeks after it...
    What drove Malik to kill in San Bernardino?
    What drove Malik to kill in San Bernardino?
    Anyone looking for clues for why Tashfeen Malik turned from being a young mother into an Islamic State-supporting mass killer capable of gunning down...
    It's me, Musharaff, remember?
    It's me, Musharaff, remember?
    After more than four years in self-imposed exile, Pervez Musharraf, who led Pakistan for nearly a decade, returned to his homeland this week.
    Teenage girl shot for anti-Taliban views
    Teenage girl shot for anti-Taliban views
    Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head and neck while she sat with classmates on a school bus as it prepared to drive students home after morning...
    Pakistan sees red over US drones
    Pakistan sees red over US drones
    A drone strike earlier this week killed al-Qaeda's second in command, Abu Yahya al-Libi, United States officials claimed on Tuesday, hours after...
    Taliban office in Qatar a 'dramatic breakthrough'
    Taliban office in Qatar a 'dramatic breakthrough'
    The United States has agreed in principle to release high-ranking Taliban officials from Guantánamo Bay in Cuba in return for the Afghan insurgents' agreement to open a political office for peace negotiations....
    Raped Afghan woman released from jail
    Raped Afghan woman released from jail
    An Afghan woman who was jailed after being raped by a cousin has been released from the Kabul prison where she has spent more than two years,...
    Taliban-style dress code for Afghan weddings
    Taliban-style dress code for Afghan weddings
    There's an awful lot of flesh on display at Qasre Aros in central Kabul. Arms and shoulders are free to the elements, while necklines plunge...
    'It felt more like fortune-telling than detective work'
    'It felt more like fortune-telling than detective work'
    Long-term weaknesses in United States intelligence gathering have been ruthlessly exposed over the past fortnight by the Christmas Day airline plot...