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Jon Boone

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Pakistan correspondent for Britain's Guardian newspaper

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A gunfight at Pakistan's busiest civilian airport raged for six hours, as live TV coverage showed explosions and a blazing fire near aircraft parked on the ground.

Pakistani Taliban Claim Responsibility for Airport Attack

A gunfight at Pakistan's busiest civilian airport raged for six hours, as live TV coverage showed explosions and a blazing fire near aircraft parked on the ground.

from To the Point

On Saturday, Pakistanis are scheduled to elect new members of Parliament, with the Taliban threatening suicide bombs at the polls.  Violence already has disrupted campaigning.

Former PM’s Son Kidnapped as Pakistan Campaign Comes to a Close

On Saturday, Pakistanis are scheduled to elect new members of Parliament, with the Taliban threatening suicide bombs at the polls.  Violence already has disrupted campaigning.

from To the Point

Malala Yousafzai has arrived in Britian for emergency specialist care. She's the 14-year old Pakistani advocate of women's education shot in the head last week by a Taliban gunman.

Malala, Girl Shot by Taliban, Sent to Britain for Treatment

Malala Yousafzai has arrived in Britian for emergency specialist care. She's the 14-year old Pakistani advocate of women's education shot in the head last week by a Taliban gunman.

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