Matthew Tasman

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'Minecraft' might get banned in Turkey for being too violent

In a move of absolute ridiculousness, Turkey wants to ban <i>Minecraft</i> because its Family and Social Policies Ministry's deemed it too violent for kids. Yes, a game where you build fortresses and punch trees is getting called out for its content, because in Survival Mode, you have to defend yourself …

North Africa

Activists warn of end of Christian presence in Middle East as Isis seizes 90 Assyrians

Kidnappings by militants retreating from Kurdish attack are latest assault on ancient minorities such as Yazidis, Chaldeans and Copts<p>Islamic State militants kidnapped 90 Christians in north-east Syria as the jihadis retreated in the face of a Kurdish counter-offensive, a monitoring group has …

Middle East

Speed Racer: (Dub) Race for Revenge, Part 1

It's been 15 years since the Danger Pass Race in which the driver of the super powerful X3 Melange racing car was deliberately forced into a fatal …