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Pakistan provincial government halts Malala book launch
Jan 28, 2014 - 5:17 PM

Pakistan provincial government halts Malala book launch

Sarfaraz Khan, the Area Study Centre director, said 'police refused to provide security' for the ceremony

Pakistan's Malala receives EU Sakharov rights prize
Nov 20, 2013 - 9:20 PM

Pakistan's Malala receives EU Sakharov rights prize

Past winners of the 50,000 euro ($68,000) prize also include South African anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela and former UN secretary general Kofi Annan

US has 'scuttled' Taliban talks with drone strike – minister
Nov 02, 2013 - 11:16 PM

US has 'scuttled' Taliban talks with drone strike – minister

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar said the identity of those killed in the drone strike was "irrelevant"

Malala all smiles as she meets Queen Elizabeth
Oct 18, 2013 - 9:04 PM

Malala all smiles as she meets Queen Elizabeth

Malala Yousafzai was reduced to fits of laughter in her conversation with Prince Philip

Canada to offer Malala honorary citizenship
Oct 17, 2013 - 12:24 AM

Canada to offer Malala honorary citizenship

Malala will become just the sixth person to be granted honorary Canadian citizenship, following in the footsteps of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, Nelson Mandela, the Dalai Lama, Aung San Suu Kyi and the Aga Khan

Pakistani Taliban 'delighted' Malala missed out on Nobel
Oct 11, 2013 - 9:47 PM

Pakistani Taliban 'delighted' Malala missed out on Nobel

Spokesman Shahidullah Shahid told AFP the 16-year-old had done nothing to deserve the Nobel Peace Prize. "This award should be given to the real Muslims who are struggling for Islam. Malala is against Islam, she is secular."

Nobel Peace Prize for Malala, Congolese doctor or OPCW?
Oct 11, 2013 - 12:37 PM

Nobel Peace Prize for Malala, Congolese doctor or OPCW?

Who will win the Nobel Peace Prize? While many see Malala Yousafzai as the favorite, more hot names are being bandied about

Malala wants to be PM, says Nobel would be 'great honor'
Oct 11, 2013 - 11:55 AM

Malala wants to be PM, says Nobel would be 'great honor'

Malala Yousafzai talks of her prime ministerial dreams and the honor of a potential Nobel Prize win

Pakistan's Malala wins EU's Sakharov rights prize
Oct 10, 2013 - 8:16 PM

Pakistan's Malala wins EU's Sakharov rights prize

To thunderous applause announcing the prize, the parliament's president Martin Schulz said 'Malala bravely stands for the right of all children to be granted a fair education'

Pakistani Taliban vow to attack Malala again
Oct 07, 2013 - 10:47 PM

Pakistani Taliban vow to attack Malala again

The Pakistani Taliban vowed to attack Malala Yousafzai again, saying she had no courage

Malala invited to Buckingham Palace to meet queen
Oct 06, 2013 - 10:47 PM

Malala invited to Buckingham Palace to meet queen

Malala is also set to publish her autobiography 'I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban'

'Thank God I'm not dead': Malala's first thought after shooting
Oct 06, 2013 - 7:46 AM

'Thank God I'm not dead': Malala's first thought after shooting

Malala says she was unable to talk, had no idea where she was and was unsure even of her own name when she emerged from a coma after six days

15 women you should know about
Sep 28, 2013 - 9:00 AM

15 women you should know about

Know your women icons today and from the not too distant past

Send books not guns, Malala pleads at UN
Sep 26, 2013 - 10:02 AM

Send books not guns, Malala pleads at UN

Malala: Instead of sending weapons, instead of sending tanks to Afghanistan and all these countries which are suffering from terrorism, send books

Malala receives top Amnesty award
Sep 18, 2013 - 1:06 PM

Malala receives top Amnesty award

Malala will share the 2013 Ambassador of Conscience Award with American singer and human rights activist Harry Belafonte

Pakistan announces troop withdrawal from Malala's town
Sep 15, 2013 - 8:10 PM

Pakistan announces troop withdrawal from Malala's town

The chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pervez Khattak, late Saturday approved the phased withdrawal

Pakistan's 'Burka Avenger' set to go global
Aug 05, 2013 - 8:39 PM

Pakistan's 'Burka Avenger' set to go global

Urdu cartoon 'Burka Avenger' shows the adventures of a teacher who uses her superpowers to fight local gangsters trying to close down the girls' school

Taliban Malala letter response to UN speech – analysts
Jul 18, 2013 - 11:02 PM

Taliban Malala letter response to UN speech – analysts

Analysts say the Pakistani Taliban’s letter to Malala Yousafzai is meant to counter her UN speech that made waves around the world

Malala does not want to be remembered as the Taliban girl
Jul 14, 2013 - 11:00 AM

Malala does not want to be remembered as the Taliban girl

A day after making a widely hailed speech at the United Nations, the 16-year-old said she would devote her life for the education of girls

Pakistan's Malala signs $3-M deal to write life story
Mar 28, 2013 - 9:50 PM

Pakistan's Malala signs $3-M deal to write life story

Malala Yousafzai, the teenage girl shot by the Taliban for promoting girls' education, is to tell her life story in a book due out later this year

Court lifts media ban on Delhi gang-rape trial: lawyer
Mar 22, 2013 - 2:12 PM

Court lifts media ban on Delhi gang-rape trial: lawyer

An Indian court overturned a gagging order on Friday preventing media access to the trial of 4 men charged with gang-raping a student on a bus in New Delhi last December, a prosecutor says

Pakistan's Malala in school for first time since shooting
Mar 20, 2013 - 7:23 AM

Pakistan's Malala in school for first time since shooting

The 15-year-old said she had "achieved her dream" and was looking forward to meeting new friends at the independent Edgbaston High School for Girls in Birmingham, central England, where she is now living

Vatican, Iran resist UN effort fighting violence on women
Mar 05, 2013 - 9:56 AM

Vatican, Iran resist UN effort fighting violence on women

The Vatican, Iran and other religious states are resisting efforts by a UN conference, which started Monday, March 4, to demand tougher global standards to prevent violence against women and children

Record 259 nominees for 2013 Nobel Peace Prize
Mar 04, 2013 - 6:13 PM

Record 259 nominees for 2013 Nobel Peace Prize

A record 259 nominees are in the running for this year's Nobel Peace Prize -- 209 individuals and 50 organizations -- with the laureate to be announced in October, the Nobel Institute said

Pakistan's Malala recovering after surgery
Feb 04, 2013 - 10:48 AM

Pakistan's Malala recovering after surgery

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in the central English city of Birmingham said the 15-year-old had undergone two operations on Saturday to insert a titanium plate into her skull and fit an electronic device in her ear

Malala, ex-Eastern bloc activists up for Nobel Peace Prize
Feb 01, 2013 - 7:11 PM

Malala, ex-Eastern bloc activists up for Nobel Peace Prize

This year's award will be announced in October, but speculation was already underway as the deadline for nominations ran out on February 1

 
Jan 30, 2013 - 8:28 PM

Doctors outline operation to repair Malala's skull

Surgeons at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in the central English city of Birmingham plan to insert a titanium plate to protect the 15-year-old's brain in an operation in the next 10 days

 
Jan 04, 2013 - 6:45 PM

Malala discharged from British hospital

Malala Yousafzai would continue her rehabilitation at her family's temporary English home

Social media wRap: 'Amalayer,' Sottocopy and gay marriage
Nov 17, 2012 - 4:58 PM

Social media wRap: 'Amalayer,' Sottocopy and gay marriage

This week in social media: Meltdowns on Twitter and an LRT station, Kerry Kennedy's complaint against Senator Sotto, and the Israel Defense Force's live-tweeting of a military assault

Fears blight 'Malala Day' in schoolgirl's hometown
Nov 10, 2012 - 6:09 PM

Fears blight 'Malala Day' in schoolgirl's hometown

As the world prepared to mark "Malala Day" on Saturday, November 10, to support the Pakistani teenager shot by the Taliban for promoting girls' education, security fears in her hometown meant her schoolmates could not honour her in public.

 
Nov 10, 2012 - 6:04 PM

Malala's wounded friend still haunted by Taliban attack

One of the schoolgirls wounded in a Taliban murder attempt on teenage Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai said Saturday, November 10, she was still haunted by the memory of the bloody attack.

 
Nov 09, 2012 - 8:45 PM

Million-signature petition to support Malala

A UN special envoy presented a petition with more than a million signatures in support of shot schoolgirl education campaigner Malala Yousafzai

Photo wRap: October 21-27, 2012
Oct 28, 2012 - 3:47 PM

Photo wRap: October 21-27, 2012

This week in Rappler's photo wRap: Malala Yousafzai, Syrian rebels and kitties (!), vintage photos, and the Milky Way.

Pakistani schoolgirl Malala 'very ill' but able to stand
Oct 20, 2012 - 9:17 AM

Pakistani schoolgirl Malala 'very ill' but able to stand

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban, has stood up with help for the first time but remains seriously ill, doctors treating her at a British hospital say

 
Oct 17, 2012 - 7:58 PM

An open letter to my 11-year-old: About Malala and bullying

How could I begin to tell you how enraged I feel as a woman that in today’s world – for all its advancement and development – others insist on putting women at a disadvantage so they can be controlled and prevented from contributing positively to society?

Malala Yousafzai arrives in the UK for treatment
Oct 15, 2012 - 11:38 PM

Malala Yousafzai arrives in the UK for treatment

A 14-year-old Pakistani girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for the right to an education arrived in Britain on Monday to be treated at a specialist hospital.

Pakistani child campaigner sent to Britain for treatment
Oct 15, 2012 - 12:27 PM

Pakistani child campaigner sent to Britain for treatment

A Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban because she campaigned for the right to education was on Monday, October 15, sent to Britain for medical treatment, the military said

 
Oct 14, 2012 - 8:17 AM

Shot Pakistani girl shows improvement: military

A Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban showed signs of improvement by moving her limbs Saturday, October 13, the military said, though she remains unconscious and on a ventilator

Afghan students pray for Pakistani's recovery
Oct 13, 2012 - 4:16 PM

Afghan students pray for Pakistani's recovery

Schools in Afghanistan open with special prayers for the quick recovery of a Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by Taliban, in a move officials said was to show solidarity with her

Pakistan girl improving after surgery says relative
Oct 11, 2012 - 4:23 PM

Pakistan girl improving after surgery says relative

The shooting of 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai on a school bus in the scenic Swat valley has been denounced worldwide and by the Pakistani authorities, who have offered a reward of more than $100,000 for the gunmen

 
Oct 10, 2012 - 7:49 AM

14-year-old Pakistan child rights activist shot in head by Taliban

The Pakistani Taliban shot a teenage children's rights activist in the head on her school bus to avenge her campaigns for the right to an education in the militants' former stronghold of Swat

 
Oct 09, 2012 - 9:58 PM

Pakistan child rights activist shot in head

(UPDATED) The Pakistani Taliban carried out the attack after repeatedly warning Malala Yousafzai to stop speaking out against them

Newsbreak, ABS-CBN cited for tobacco reporting
Mar 29, 2012 - 10:05 AM

Newsbreak, ABS-CBN cited for tobacco reporting

Journalists and NGOs combating tobacco industry interference recognized for their efforts