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Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi lauds Malala’s struggle

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ABU DHABI: General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received here on Monday Malala Yousufzai, the brave girl who was shot in 2012 in the head for advocating the cause of girls’ education in Swat. Malala, along with members of her […]

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Malala honoured in US

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NEW YORK: Malala Yousafzai and her father Ziauddin were on Monday honoured at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum with the 2013 Reflections of Hope Award for their resilient leadership in support of women’s right to education. “Today I have been given the Reflections of Hope Award, and it’s an honour for me. It’s […]

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United Nations chief applauds Malala

By: Masood Haider UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon applauded on Friday Malala Yusufzai for her courage and determination and declared “we continue to work to ensure every girl will go to school”. In a statement released through his spokesman as Malala left the Birmingham hospital where she was recovering from the gunshot inflicted […]

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Malala leaves hospital ahead of major surgery

LONDON: The British hospital treating Malala Yousufzai said on Friday that she had been temporarily discharged ahead of a major surgery on her skull. Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham said it was delighted with Malala’s progress and that she would stay at her family’s nearby temporary home before undergoing the surgery in a few weeks. […]

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Malala adjudged Herald’s Person of the Year

KARACHI: Malala Yousufzai, a 15-year-old schoolgirl from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, has been chosen as the Herald’s Person of the Year for 2012 for “championing the cause of girls’ education which brought her under direct fire from the Taliban”. The Person of the Year project, part of the Herald’s special annual issue which hits the newsstands across […]

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Malala’s father given diplomatic role

LONDON: The father of Malala Yousufzai has been given a diplomatic post in the UK. Malala has been recovering at a hospital in Birmingham, England, after she was shot in the head in October in Swat valley. Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Britain, Wajid Shamsul Hasan, confirmed a BBC report on Wednesday saying that Malala’s father, […]

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Teenage icon: Rome again honours Malala, father collects reward

By: Fazal Khaliq SWAT: The city government of Rome has conferred a peace and humanitarian action award upon child activist Malala Yousafzai, a press release said on Saturday. Last month, Malala was also honoured with honorary citizenship of Rome (Sittadino Romano) and the Ambassador of Pakistan to Italy Tehmina Janjua received the document on her […]

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Malala named ‘Young Person of the Year’ by The Times

LONDON: The Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousufzai who was shot in the head by the Taliban has been named The Times “Young Person of the Year” for her heroism “not only beyond her years but almost beyond belief”. Malala is currently being treated at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham for the wounds caused after […]

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Waiting for Malala to grow up

By: Abbas Nasir WHEN the state and the political elite of the country cannot be on the same page even on how best to deal with an existential threat to it, is there a point in debating anything else? The Taliban and their various franchised terror groups keep attacking at will, killing innocent, unarmed men, […]

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Malala asks government to retain old name of Saidu college

PESHAWAR: Malala Yusufzai has asked the government to change the name of a degree college in Saidu Sharif back to its original name and allay fears and sense of insecurity amongst the nearly two thousands girls studying there. The request by the young icon of the right of girls to seek education came amid protests […]

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