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Pakistan arrests Malala's attackers

Islamabad - The Taliban gunmen who tried to kill Pakistani schoolgirl campaigner Malala Yousafzai in the country's restive northwest two years ago have been arrested, the army said on Friday.

Justin Bieber spoke with Malala Yousafzai via Face Time

Justin Bieber recently posted a photo of himself speaking to 17-year-old Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai via FaceTime.

Malala Yousafzai portrait sells for $82,000

New York - An oil painting of Pakistani schoolgirl and campaigner Malala Yousafzai has been sold for $82,000 at an auction in New York.

Op-Ed: Taliban death threats can't keep 'I am Malala' from being read

A young Pakistani schoolgirl wanted an education in a part of the world where women have few rights. Standing up for the right to go to school nearly got her killed by fearful Muslim extremists, but Malala's strength lay in her convictions.

Op-Ed: Malala changes hearts and minds, despite not winning Nobel Prize

Malala Yousafzai, at only 16, has done so much to bring girls education in developing regions of the world to the forefront. Malala continues to amaze, letting children and girls especially know that education is the key to their future.

Malala Yousafzai blasts US drone strikes in meeting with Obama

Washington - Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who survived a Taliban assassination attempt, met with US President Barack Obama in the White House on Friday and told him that drone strikes kill innocent people and are "fueling terrorism."

Op-Ed: VOA and U.S. public diplomacy failed on Obama-Malala meeting

Washington - Voice of America (VOA) and U.S. public diplomacy failed to take full advantage of President Obama's meeting Friday with teenage Pakistani campaigner for girls' education Malala Yousafzai. But Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) did a good job.

Syrian chemical weapons watchdog, OPCW, win Nobel Peace Prize

Oslo - If you placed a bet on who would win the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize the odds are that you lost money. In spite of many favourites this years' winner was the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

Review: ‘Malala — Shot for Going to School’ Special

Birmingham - At the age of 15, Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by Islamist fanatics. She should have died, but a year on you can hardly tell.

Pakistani schoolgirl shot by Taliban invited to Buckingham Palace

Westminster - The Taliban tried to kill her by putting a bullet in her head. She miraculously survived, and now she's been invited to meet Queen Elizabeth II.

Muslim extremists feared the most: A girl with a book

Malala Yousefzai, who was shot by Pakistani Taliban last year, addressed the UN on her 16th birthday calling for improvements in global education. The UN declared her birthday as Malala Day. "People should be treated equally to have a decent education."

Vid: Malala Yousafzai addresses UN on 16th birthday (Full speech)

New York - Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl shot by Taliban gunmen in Pakistan's north-western Swat valley because of her girl's rights activism, addressed the UN today on her 16th birthday.

Malala Yousafzai will publish a book

Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani activist who was shot in the head and neck by the Taliban on the school bus in October 2012, will publish a book, entitled "I am Malala," in the fall of 2013.

Malala Yousafzai becomes the youngest Nobel Peace Prize nominee

Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani activist who was shot in the head and neck by the Taliban on the school bus, has become the youngest person to ever be nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.

Op-Ed: Americans, let's stop and reflect a moment shall we?

America is facing some of the hardest times we have faced since the great depression. But honestly, is it really that bad? A moment of reflection reminds us that we are luckier than most.

Malala receives the Simone de Beauvoir Prize for Women’s Freedom

Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani activist who was shot in the head and neck by the Taliban on the school bus, was awarded France’s Simone de Beauvoir Prize for Women’s Freedom.

Shot Pakistani teenager Malala discharged from hospital

Birmingham - The world was shocked when armed gunmen boarded a bus in Pakistan and shot 14-year-old schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai. The reason for the shooting was her outspoken words against the Taliban. Today Malala has been discharged from hospital.

Op-Ed: Girl's courage, perseverance deserving of Person of the Year

Although the criteria to be recognized as the "Person of the Year" may differ, the general consensus is that the person must show dedication and leadership, as well as being a person who has made a global impact. One 14-year-old meets that criteria.

Op-Ed: Malala declared The Times 'Young Person of the Year'

The Times of London named Malala Yousufzai "Young Person of the Year" for her heroism "not only beyond her years, but almost beyond belief."

Across the world, people weigh in on the Tragedy of Newtown

The emotional shock of what happened in Newtown, Connecticut resonated with the world. It expanded into the world of sports and celebrities as well.
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