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Pakistan Taliban slam Malala over Nobel prize

2014-12-12 12:03

The Pakistani Taliban has hit out at teenage education activist Malala Yousafzai over her Nobel peace prize, slamming her as a 'soldier against Islamic society'.

Malala, Satyarthi receive their Nobel Prize

2014-12-10 15:25

Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai and Indian activist Kailash Satyarthi have received their Nobel Peace Prize after two days of celebration honouring their work for children's rights.

Malala urges children to fight for education

2014-11-18 23:04

Pakistani education campaigner Malala Yousafzai has urged children in her homeland to stand up for their right to go to school.

Malala donates children's prize cash to Gaza schools

2014-10-29 19:22

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai has said she is giving her entire winnings from a children's rights award to help rebuild schools in war-ravaged Gaza.

Malala renews call for education for all

2014-10-22 14:09

Malala Yousafzai, the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, has renewed her call for world peace and universal education at a ceremony in which she was awarded the Liberty Medal.

Malala the 'pride of Pakistan' - PM

2014-10-10 16:15

Malala Yousafzai has been hailed as the "pride of Pakistan" by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for winning the Nobel Peace Prize, as a former fellow pupil said the award was a victory for every girl in the country.

Malala at school when told of Nobel Peace Prize award

2014-10-10 12:36

Teenager Malala Yousafzai was at school in the city of Birmingham in central England when she was told she had won the Nobel Peace Prize, a spokesperson says.

Snowden, Pope Francis tipped for Nobel prize

2014-10-08 16:15

The race for the Nobel peace prize has rarely been as open or unpredictable, experts say, with the pope and Edward Snowden tipped as possible winners.

Jonathan snubbed by parents

2014-07-15 19:01

Parents of the schoolgirls abducted by extremists have refused to meet Nigeria's president.

Malala asks Jonathan to meet girls' parents

2014-07-14 22:10

Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai has urged Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan to meet with parents of the schoolgirls kidnapped three months ago.

Malala in Nigeria for abducted girls

2014-07-13 21:04

Pakistani schoogirl Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban, has held meetings with the parents of some of the girls kidnapped in Nigeria.

Malala: Abducted Nigerian girls are my sisters

2014-05-08 09:50

Pakistan school girl Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban, says she sees the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist militants in Nigeria as her sisters.

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 heartbroken by Pakistan school slayings

2014-12-16 15:19

Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012, says she is heartbroken by "the senseless and cold blooded" killing of scores of children by Taliban militants in Pakistan.

Malala: Change is coming

2014-12-10 16:46

Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai says she hopes that her prize will inspire young girls all over the world to fight for their rights - and to step forward to lead.

Pakistan's Malala, global icon of girls' education

2014-12-10 13:46

Schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai's courageous fightback from being shot by the Taliban has transformed her into a symbol for human rights and a campaigner in global demand.

Nobel peace laureate calls for end to slavery

2014-11-17 17:46

Nobel peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi has called for global support for a campaign to end child slavery.

Malala wins Children's Nobel Prize

2014-10-28 18:23

Teen education advocate Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan has been named the winner of the World's Children's Prize, sometimes called the Children's Nobel Prize.

Taliban splinter group threatens Malala

2014-10-11 13:12

A powerful breakaway faction of the Pakistani Taliban has threatened teen education activist Malala Yousafzai with "sharp and shiny knives", hours after she was declared joint winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.

Nobel peace prize 'an honour to children in slavery'

2014-10-10 14:08

Indian children's rights advocate Kailash Satyarthi dedicated the Nobel Peace Prize that he shared on Friday with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai to children in slavery.

Malala Yousafzai shares Nobel Peace Prize

2014-10-10 11:18

Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, shot in the head by the Taliban two years ago for advocating girls' right to education, and an Indian children's right advocate have won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.

Malala's attackers arrested

2014-09-12 21:01

The Taliban gunmen who tried to kill Pakistani schoolgirl campaigner Malala Yousafzai in the country's restive northwest two years ago have been arrested.

Nigerian leader: Missing girls to be home soon

2014-07-15 09:34

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has promised that more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist militants would soon return home, Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai says.

Malala pledges to help free Nigerian girls

2014-07-14 13:01

Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai has pledged while on a trip to Nigeria to free a group of schoolgirls abducted by Islamist militants.

Abductions an 'unconscionable' act - Michelle Obama

2014-05-10 14:54

The mass kidnapping of schoolgirls in Nigeria is an "unconscionable act" of terror against the education of girls, US First Lady Michelle Obama says.

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.


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.

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