ARTICLES RELATING TO MALALA YOUSAFZAI

Malala urges support to educate Syria's children

2014-02-19 21:43

Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban, urged the world to help Syrian refugee children receive a proper education.

I was shot by a terrorist

2013-12-18 11:30

Malala Yousafzai's story avoids grandstanding, and speaks to the heart of the issue – a clever girl, hungry for knowledge, placed in peril by the convictions she and her family hold dear.

Pakistan's Malala hails Mandela, 'my leader'

2013-12-06 13:30

Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban and champions girls' rights to education, has paid tribute to "my leader" Nelson Mandela following his death.

Malala all smiles, meets Queen Elizabeth

2013-10-18 16:19

Malala Yousafzai has been reduced to fits of laughter by Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip as she met the royal couple at Buckingham Palace.

Obamas welcome Malala to Oval Office

2013-10-12 07:25

US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have welcomed Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai to the Oval Office.

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Malala Yousafzai remembers the Taliban's rise to power in her Pakistani hometown and discusses her efforts to campaign for equal access to education for girls. Watch.

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Malala Yousafzai described her shooting by the Taliban to CNN's Christiane Amanpour. Yousafzai is a top contender for the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Malala doesn't deserve rights prize: Taliban

2013-10-10 14:24

The Pakistani Taliban says teenage activist Malala Yousafzai had done "nothing" to deserve a prestigious EU rights award and vowed to try again to kill her.

Malala says she doesn't deserve Nobel yet

2013-10-09 14:22

Malala Yousafzai, the teenage activist nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, says she has not done enough to deserve the award, as her old school marked the anniversary of her shooting.

Malala gets rights award

2013-10-04 22:40

The Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban has been given the Anna Politkovskaya human rights award.

Send books not guns, Malala pleads at UN

2013-09-26 10:55

With a maturity that belies her tender years, Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teen shot by the Taliban for championing girls' education stood by world leaders calling for books not guns.

Malala vows to step up fight

2013-09-07 09:23

Pakistani teen Malala Yousafzai, shot in the head last year by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, has vowed to intensify her struggle for "a world where everyone can go to school”.

Taliban commander regrets attack on Malala

2013-07-18 07:59

A Pakistani Taliban commander has written a letter to a teenage girl shot in the head by the group, expressing regrets that he didn't warn her before the assassination attempt.

Malala's speech at the UN

2013-07-12 19:50

In her first speech since the Taliban in Pakistan tried to kill her, Malala Yousafzai celebrated her 16th birthday at the UN by making an appeal for compulsory free schooling for all.

Malala denounces 'cowardly' attack

2013-06-17 22:03

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban for promoting girls' education, has denounced an attack on a bus carrying female students in Quetta as "cowardly".

Malala Yousafzai to make UN speech

2013-04-19 11:44

Malala Yousafzai, the teenage girl shot by the Taliban for promoting girls' education, will make her first public speech on her 16th birthday in New York, British officials have announced.

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Malala returns to school

2013-03-20 09:37

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager shot in the head by the Taliban, has returned to school for the first time since the attack.

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'Historic' UN statement on women secured

2013-03-16 10:16

Muslim and western nations have overcome deep divisions to agree a historic United Nations declaration setting out a code of conduct for combating violence against women.

Malala up for Nobel Peace Prize

2013-02-01 16:00

Malala Yousafzai, the shot Pakistani schoolgirl-turned-icon of Taliban resistance, and ex-Eastern bloc activists are among those known to be nominated for this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

1 000s rally for girl shot by Taliban

2012-10-14 16:14

Tens of thousands of people have rallied in support of the 14-year-old Pakistani girl, Malala Yousufzai, shot by the Taliban.

Malala still on ventilator - military

2012-10-13 10:31

A Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban remains on a ventilator in hospital, as people continue to pray for her recovery, the military says.

Shot Pakistan girl activist improving

2012-10-11 11:01

A Pakistani child activist shot in the head by the Taliban is slowly improving but will remain sedated in intensive care for at least another 24 hours, says a relative.

 

Pakistan: Malala book launch halted

2014-01-28 19:14

An official at a Pakistani university intending to hold a ceremony launching a book by a teenage activist shot by the Taliban say they had to call off the event.

I was shot by a terrorist

2013-12-17 13:26

Malala Yousafzai's story avoids grandstanding, and speaks to the heart of the issue – a clever girl, hungry for knowledge, placed in peril by the convictions she and her family hold dear.

Malala reunited with schoolfriends

2013-10-19 18:30

Campaigning Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai has been reunited with two friends who were injured in the Taliban attempt to kill her.

Malala: I'm no Western puppet

2013-10-13 18:23

Malala Yousafzai has hit back at claims that she has become a figure of the West, insisting she was proud to be a Pakistani.

Taliban 'delighted' Malala missed Nobel

2013-10-11 20:27

The Pakistani Taliban are "delighted" Malala Yousafzai, the teenage education activist they tried to kill, missed out on the Nobel Peace Prize.

Many in Pakistan hometown resent Malala

2013-10-11 12:46

For many of her compatriots, Malala Yousafzai is a stooge of the United States and a CIA agent, a symbol of the West's evils and a global conspiracy to bring down her native Pakistan.

Malala wants to be PM to 'save' Pakistan

2013-10-11 08:39

Teenage rights activist Malala Yousafzai has told an audience in New York that she would like to become prime minister of Pakistan to "save" the country.

Malala Yousafzai wins EU human rights prize

2013-10-10 12:49

A Pakistani teenage activist shot in the head by the Taliban last year for campaigning for better rights for girls, has won the European Union's annual human rights award.

Prayers for Malala Nobel a secret in Pakistan

2013-10-07 09:04

In Malala Yousafzai's home town in Pakistan, schoolfriends hope to see her win the Nobel Peace Prize this week - but they dream in secret, under pressure from a deeply ambivalent society.

Shot Pakistani teen among Nobel favourites

2013-10-04 08:03

This year's Nobel prize season opens on Monday with rumours that the peace prize could go to Pakistani girls' education campaigner Malala Yousafzai or Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege.

Malala receives top Amnesty award

2013-09-17 09:02

Amnesty International has announced it has awarded its highest honour to Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teen shot in the head last year by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education.

Bomb wounds 11 outside Pakistan girls' school

2013-09-05 11:27

A bomb has wounded 11 people, mostly children, when it exploded outside a Pakistani girls' school, a doctor says.

Malala celebrates 16th birthday at UN

2013-07-12 22:31

Malala, the teen shot by the Taliban, is celebrating her 16th birthday with a UN address.

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Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousafzai is set to address the UN Youth Assembly on Friday, which also happens to be her 16th birthday.

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Malala Yousafzai receives Oklahoma award

2013-05-14 09:01

Ziauddin Yousafzai and his daughter Malala Yousafzai, who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, have been honoured at the memorial for Oklahoma City bombing victims.

Malala's life story worth $3m

2013-03-28 17:54

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.

Malala returns to school

2013-03-19 21:24

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager shot in the head by the Taliban, has returned to school for the first time since she was targeted.

Malala, Clinton named for Nobel prize

2013-03-04 16:07

Pakistani schoolgirl-turned-icon of Taliban resistance Malala Yousafzai and former US president Bill Clinton are among the 259 nominees in the running for this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

Malala's father says Taliban lost fight

2013-01-09 19:57

The Taliban are fighting a lost cause and must accept peace talks, the father of Malala Yousafzai has said.

Malala shows improvement - military

2012-10-13 21:32

A Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban is showing signs of improvement by moving her limbs, the military says, though she remains unconscious and on a ventilator.

Taliban planned to kill girl activist

2012-10-12 18:08

The Taliban's says its leadership decided already 2 months ago to kill a 14-year-old activist, who was shot and seriously wounded this week - and then sent out a hit squad to carry out the job.

Taliban gunmen shoot girl activist, 14

2012-10-10 08:09

Taliban gunmen have shot a 14-year-old girl over her activism for girls' education in the volatile Pakistani region of Swat Valley.

 
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