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Nov 9, 2021 4:42 PM CST
Malala's New Announcement: She's Married
Malala Yousafzai, once targeted by the Taliban for going to school, finished college last year
- Nobel laureate and peace activist Malala Yousafzai announced that she is married, sharing the news on Twitter Tuesday. "Today marks a precious day in my life. Asser and I tied the knot to be partners for life. We celebrated a small nikkah ceremony at home in Birmingham with our...
Malala Lays Out Plan on
'Critical Moment' in Afghanistan
Aug 18, 2021 8:50 AM CDT
Malala Lays Out Plan on 'Critical Moment' in Afghanistan
Activist says women, girls need neighbors' help, more specific education guarantees from Taliban
- After Afghanistan's capital fell to the Taliban on Sunday, the extremist group's final symbolic move to controlling the country, its members made a promise to all Afghan women and girls that they'd retain their right to an education and shouldn't fret. That vow has been met...
Reunion Guest Stars
Include ... Malala?
May 13, 2021 6:05 PM CDT
Reunion Guest Stars Include ... Malala?
HBO Max releases the list, along with a premiere date of May 27
- Fans of
now have a date to mark on their calendar: May 27. That's when
will debut on HBO Max, reports Mashable . The network released a "teaser trailer" for the reunion show, which you can see here . (It doesn't reveal much beyond the...
Malala Gets Her Degree,
Looks Forward to Netflix
Jun 19, 2020 10:21 AM CDT
Malala Gets Her Degree, Looks Forward to Netflix
Young Nobel prize winner graduates from Oxford
- Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager shot by the Taliban for daring to want an education, has completed her degree at Oxford University. The 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner, now 22, posted images on Twitter of her celebration early Friday upon completing a degree in philosophy, politics, and economics, per the...
John Krasinski Has Big
Surprises for 2020 Grads
May 4, 2020 7:54 AM CDT
John Krasinski Has Big Surprises for 2020 Grads
Oprah, Malala, Jon Stewart, and Spielberg answer their questions
- John Krasinski keeps churning out his popular "Some Good News" videos amid the pandemic, and his latest one has yet another impressive roster of big-name cameos. The new video has a graduation theme for members of the Class of 2020 who are missing out on formal ceremonies, reports Yahoo...
10 Most Admired
Men, Women in World
Jul 19, 2019 12:57 PM CDT
10 Most Admired Men, Women in World
Michelle Obama and Bill Gates lead their respective lists
- Michelle Obama is not only the most admired woman in America , but also in the world, according to new poll. Market research firm YouGov asked 42,000 people in 41 countries to name the men and women they most look up to, and Obama's name came up a lot,...
Passes Torch to
Another as 'Most
Dec 27, 2018 12:00 PM CST
Ex-First Lady Passes Torch to Another as 'Most Admired Woman'
Michelle Obama takes crown from Hillary Clinton, winner since 2002; Barack Obama is men's victor
- Hillary Clinton has been named the most admired woman in Gallup's annual survey more than any other since Gallup started asking in 1946: 22 times, to be exact, including for each year since 2002. This year, however, another former first lady has finally knocked Clinton off the hill. Michelle...
He Wanted Malala Dead,
Is Now Dead Himself
Jun 15, 2018 8:02 AM CDT
He Wanted Malala Dead, Is Now Dead Himself
Afghan official says US drone strike killed Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah
- A US drone strike in northeastern Kunar province killed Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah, the insurgent leader who ordered the assassination of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, an Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman said Friday. In a telephone interview, Mohammad Radmanish said Fazlullah and two other insurgents were killed early...
Home, Breaks Out Sobbing
Mar 31, 2018 10:27 AM CDT
Malala Returns Home, Breaks Out Sobbing
Youzafzai flanked by heavy security in Pakistan
- Pakistan's Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai on Saturday arrived in her hometown for the first time since a Taliban militant shot her there in 2012 for advocating girls' education, the AP reports. Yousafzai and her family arrived in a helicopter provided by the Pakistani military, which took...
Despite Threats on Her Life,
Malala Returns to Pakistan
Mar 29, 2018 1:42 AM CDT
Despite Threats on Her Life, Malala Returns to Pakistan
'I am already doing work there but I want my feet to touch that land'
- Malala Yousafzai has returned to the country where she was shot and almost killed six years ago for campaigning for girls' education—and where Taliban militants have vowed to finish the job if she ever comes back. The 20-year-old activist, who was 15 when she was shot along with two...
If This Is Malala, She's Taking
a Lot of Heat for This Photo
Oct 19, 2017 6:11 AM CDT
If This Is Malala, She's Taking a Lot of Heat for This Photo
Commenters are bashing woman resembling Pakistani activist for her Western-style clothing
- Malala Yousafzai has fought for women's rights and children's education rights, and now she may have to speak out on her right to wear whatever she wants. The
reports that the 20-year-old Oxford University student and Nobel Prize laureate, who fell under the international limelight after she...
Malala Responds to
Dec 16, 2015 1:31 PM CST
Malala Responds to Trump's Muslim Comments
She says his comments 'full of hatred' will just 'radicalize more terrorists'
- Donald Trump's call for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims" coming into the US has prompted heated reaction from the Muslim community , the media , and politicians from both sides of the fence . Now a prominent teen is adding her own two cents, and plenty of people are...
3 Afghan Girls Hit With Acid on Way to School
Jul 4, 2015 10:00 AM CDT
3 Afghan Girls Hit With Acid on Way to School
'This is the punishment,' says one attacker
- Another grisly reminder of the dangers girls in Afghanistan face for the simple act of going to school. Two men on a motorcycle threw acid on the faces of three girls, ages 16 to 18, as they walked to school today in Herat province, reports CNN . "This is the...
8 Malala Suspects Didn't
Go to Jail as Reported
Jun 5, 2015 9:05 AM CDT
8 Malala Suspects Didn't Go to Jail as Reported
No good explanation why 'misreporting' took so long to correct
- The secretive trial of Malala Yousafzai's alleged attackers now has another surprise to reveal: Even though it was widely reported at the end of April that 10 Taliban militants had been convicted and sentenced to Pakistan's equivalent of a life sentence for trying to kill her, Pakistani officials...
10 Will Serve Life
for Malala Attack
Apr 30, 2015 8:21 AM CDT
10 Will Serve Life for Malala Attack
Gunmen who shot her aren't among those convicted
- Ten men will serve 25 years in prison, Pakistan's equivalent of a life sentence, for the 2012 shooting of Malala Yousafzai and her classmates. Members of the terror group Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan were convicted and sentenced in an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan yesterday, Al Jazeera reports. Arrested in September, they...
Apr 11, 2015 1:39 PM CDT
Asteroid Named After Anti-Taliban Activist
Malala Yousafzai honored by NASA researcher
- A dark rock you might spot orbiting the sun every 5.5 years now has its own name: 316201 Malala (2010 ML48) . The part we all understand—Malala—refers to Pakistani activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, 17, who drew the world's attention by defying Taliban rule...
'My Dream Has Been Killed':
100 Pakistan Kids Massacred
Dec 16, 2014 10:05 AM CST
'My Dream Has Been Killed': 100 Pakistan Kids Massacred
Gunmen stormed Peshawar military school
- At least 145 people, more than 100 of them children and teenagers, are dead in a massacre today after nine Taliban gunmen rampaged through a Pakistani public military school in what's being called the worst such attack in years. The chaotic scene in Peshawar began early today with militants,...
Malala Stands With
Mexican Nobel Crasher
Dec 11, 2014 1:01 PM CST
Malala Stands With Mexican Nobel Crasher
Says she wasn't afraid, 'there are problems in Mexico'
- Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai today expressed sympathy for a Mexican asylum seeker who jumped onto the stage during the award ceremony yesterday in Oslo, and said the incident didn't frighten her. The 17-year-old laureate from Pakistan said young people the world over face problems. "As (he)...
Malala Collects Her Nobel
Dec 10, 2014 6:55 AM CST
Malala Collects Her Nobel
She and Kailash Satyarthi are awarded Nobel Peace Prize
- Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize today, officially making her, at 17, the youngest-ever recipient of the prize. The Pakistani education advocate and joint winner Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian child-rights advocate, attended the award ceremony in Oslo today, and the Nobel committee noted the importance of a Muslim...
Oct 22, 2014 7:33 AM CDT
Malala Gave Obama Advice About Guns
Namely, send books instead
- Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai says that when she met fellow laureate President Obama, she offered him a "very simple" message: Education is the best way to fight terrorism. "I said, 'Instead of sending guns, send books. Instead of sending weapons, send teachers,'"...
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