World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 15, 2014
For Zarmata Bibi, a grandmother from Pakistan's volatile tribal areas, landmark peace talks between the government and the Taliban aimed at ending a seven-year insurgency couldn't come soon enough.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 3, 2014
At least four people were killed and 31 wounded late on Sunday when unidentified attackers hurled two grenades at a cinema in northwest Pakistan, police and medics said.
World | Declan Walsh, The New York Times | Friday November 29, 2013
Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, the inscrutable Pakistani army chief and former spymaster, will end a nearly decade-long chapter.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday November 10, 2013
A book by Malala Yousufzai has been banned by a federation of private schools in Pakistan, a British daily reported today.
India | NDTV.com | Monday October 21, 2013
NDTV is the first Indian network to interview Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teen who was shot by the Taliban, and has become an international icon of courage and an advocate of education for girls. She spoke in London to NDTV's Group Editor Barkha ...
World | Press Trust of India | Monday October 21, 2013
The 16-year-old Pakistani teen who was shot at by Taliban because she championed education for girls has inspired the development of a school curriculum encouraging advocacy.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 19, 2013
Campaigning Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai was reunited on Saturday with two friends who were injured in the Taliban attempt to kill her.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 11, 2013
Friends and supporters of Malala Yousafzai in Pakistan voiced disappointment as she missed out on the Nobel Peace Prize Friday, but the Tailban said they were "delighted" at the news.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday October 9, 2013
One year after a Taliban bullet tried to silence Malala Yousufzai's demand for girls' education, she has published a book and is a contender for the Nobel Peace Prize. But the militants threaten to kill her should she dare return home to Pakistan, an...
World | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 8, 2013
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education says she does not think a woman should wear a veil in court or where it is necessary to show her identity.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 8, 2013
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai tells of the moment she was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education in her new autobiography out Tuesday, amid speculation that she may be about to become the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Pe...
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 6, 2013
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai's first thought was "Thank God I'm not dead" as she woke up terrified in British hospital after a Taliban gunman shot her in the head, according to extracts from her autobiography published in the Sunday Times ne...
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 27, 2013
Teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, shot in the head by a Taliban militant last October after campaigning for girls' right to education, has won the prestigious International Children's Peace Prize, KidsRights announced today.
World | Associated Press | Thursday July 18, 2013
A prominent Pakistani Taliban commander has written a letter to Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenage girl shot in the head by the group, expressing regrets that he didn't warn her before the assassination attempt that propelled her activism to the...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 13, 2013
Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousafzai, in her first public speech at the United Nations since being shot in the head by the Taliban, has said she is inspired by Mahatama Gandhi's path of non-violence.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 12, 2013
When the Pakistani Taliban shot Malala Yousafzai in the head, their message to the world was simple: girls have no right to an education and their dreams of a better future should be crushed.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 11, 2013
When 16-year-old Tahira was murdered in a horrific acid attack last year, her poverty-stricken parents got no justice. Pakistan officials slammed the door in their faces and the police refused to listen.
World | Associated Press | Sunday April 14, 2013
A bomb blast killed a local leader of an anti-Taliban political party on Sunday in Pakistan's northwestern Swat Valley, the fourth such attack targeting members of secular-learning parties during their campaigns for next month's parliamentary electio...
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 13, 2012
Scores of students of a girls' college in the erstwhile Pakistani Taliban stronghold of Swat have protested the renaming of their institution after teenage rights activist Malala Yousafzai, saying the move could make them vulnerable to attacks by mil...
People | Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Monday November 5, 2012
She wanted an education. To become a doctor, though lately people close to her suggested that ambition might have changed to politician. Many young girls in any part of the world share such dreams. But they are not shot in the head and neck for it. P...