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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - PAKISTAN

    Academics worry about Islamisation at top Pakistan university

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 10:31am by AFP

    ... in educational institutions and Arabic and Islamic studies were made mandatory for all students until university level. Additional marks were given in exams to students who learned the Koran by heart. ... years ago," Hoodbhoy says. "The university is very much like a school for older children, where rote learning is considered education. "There's no intellectual excitement, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1407744/academics-worry-about-islamisation-top-pakistan
  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Karachi bomb kills top Pakistani police officer known for hunting down Taliban militants

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:56am by Associated Press in Karachi

    ... the rise in Taliban activity, said the head of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, Zohra Yusuf. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemned the killing, saying that it would not dampen the morale ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1402137/karachi-bomb-kills-top-pakistani-police-officer-known-hunting-down-taliban
  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Malala takes campaign for girls' education to the UN

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mingora Teen shot by Taliban takes her campaign for the right to education to the UN on her 16th birthday Malala lifts a veil of fear for girls of Swat valley ... the Taliban gunman who shot her on a bus in Pakistan's Swat Valley on October 12 last year. "I want education for the sons and daughters of the Taliban and all the terrorists and extremists. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1281291/malala-yousafzai-takes-campaign-girls-right-education-un
  4. News - World - PAKISTAN

    New Taliban leader, Mullah Fazlullah, rejects the idea of peace talks

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 02:51am by Reuters

    ... schools. Malala, who openly criticised the Taliban and campaigned for women's right to education, is a symbol of everything he has been fighting against. Outraged by the Taliban, the then-11-year-old kept a blog under a pen name and later launched a full-fledged campaign for girls' education. Fazlullah's men shot and wounded her last year, instantly turning Malala ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1350383/new-taliban-leader-mullah-fazlullah-rejects-idea-peace-talks
  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Malala Yousafzai eyes politics to ‘change the future’ of Pakistan

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 05:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban last year for campaigning for girls’ education, said on Monday she hoped to become ... dialogue with the Taliban, although she said this was an issue for the government. I will be a politician in my future. I want to change the future of my country and I want to make education ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1326452/malala-yousafzai-eyes-politics-change-future-pakistan
  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Middle-class Pakistani students set sights on Chinese education and jobs

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... by the prospect of an affordable education and a job. For decades, a foreign education was the preserve of the richest who could afford the stratospheric cost of sending their progeny to Oxford or Harvard to mingle with an international Westernised elite. But Rashid's pupils are mostly middle class. Ambitious and academic, they lack the means to afford an American or British education and so ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1187832/middle-class-pakistani-students-set-sights-chinese-education-and-jobs
  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani Taliban choose new leader, dismiss peace talks

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 09:57am by Agence France-Presse in Miranshah, Pakistan

    ... intelligence believes Fazlullah is linked to the failed attempt to kill schoolgirl education activist Malala, who was shot in Swat in October last year. During Fazlullah’s rule in his home area Swat, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1350604/pakistani-taliban-choose-new-leader-dismiss-peace-talks
  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai wins EU’s Sakharov rights prize

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 05:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad Malala has become a global icon of the struggle for girls’ education and peace Malala Yousafzai, Pakistan’s teenage activist, on Thursday was awarded ... for girls’ education and peace. Nothing changed in my life, except this: weakness, fear and hopelessness died. Strength, power and courage was born Malala Yousafzai In her courageous recovery from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1328686/pakistans-malala-yousafzai-wins-eus-sakharov-rights-prize
  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Prayers in secret for Malala's Nobel prize

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... survived being shot by the Taliban on October 9 last year, has become a global ambassador for education, feted by celebrities and politicians around the Western world. But in northwest ... society is like a bicycle, with the male education as the first wheel and female education as the second one," she said. Beautiful verdant Swat Valley was once a honeypot for tourists, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1326669/prayers-secret-malalas-nobel-prize
  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    US seeks to shore up relationship with Pakistan by releasing US$300m aid

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 11:35pm by AFP

    ... Pakistanis: energy, education and economic growth." Sharif is also due to meet President Barack Obama tomorrow. Kerry visited Islamabad in August. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1336806/us-seeks-shore-relationship-pakistan-releasing-us300m-aid

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