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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Teen activist Malala Yousufzai shot by Taliban in Pakistan's Swat Valley

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Islamabad Campaigner, 14, and second girl survive attack as fears of militant resurgence in Swat Valley grow Teen activist shot twice on school bus by Taliban A Taliban gunman ... and publicising Taliban atrocities. The attack in the city of Mingora targeted 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai, who is widely respected for her work to promote the schooling of girls- something he Taliban ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan medics remove bullet from shot child activist

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 02:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Peshawar

    ... Agence France-Presse in Peshawar Pakistani doctors said on Wednesday they had removed a bullet from a 14-year-old children’s activist shot by the Taliban in a horrific attack, ... to education during a two-year Taliban insurgency which the army said it had crushed in 2009. Malala underwent surgery overnight to remove a bullet lodged in her shoulder at the Combined Military ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it, October 28, 2012

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by STEVE DUNTHORNE

    ... The shooting of Pakistani girl Malala Yousafzai HOW THEY SEE IT 2. 3. 1. 1. Chicago Tribune You've heard this horrific story by now: A Taliban gunman boarded a school bus in Pakistan's Swat Valley badlands last week and shot 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai in the head. The reason? Malala wanted to go to school. That's forbidden by the Taliban. Taliban terrorists ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Terrorism won't stop education of Pakistani girls

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by SHAHID JAVED BURKI

    ... of the Taliban. Their choice of name is ironic, for Taliban means those seeking to be educated, whereas the Taliban's principal aim is to keep Muslim societies backward so that they can be persuaded ... to that intended by the Taliban. Several religious leaders joined the chorus of condemnation that followed the attack on Malala. A council of Sunni Muslim scholars in the eastern city of Lahore issued ...

  5. Teaching in the shadow of death

    Posted Dec 08th 2007, 12:00am by Brendan O'Malley

    ... Afghan educators live in fear of being killed, writes Brendan O'Malley Fatema, 36, stretches out her hands to indicate the size of the pile of written death threats she has at home. They began arriving six months after she became a director of educat ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Malala's school in Swat still fearful

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... marked "Malala Day" yesterday on a global day of support for the teenager shot by the Taliban for promoting girls' education, security fears in her home town meant her schoolmates could not honour her in public. Taliban hitmen shot Malala Yousafzai on her school bus a month ago in Mingora in northwestern Pakistan's Swat Valley in a cold-blooded murder attempt ...

  7. Hope, a dream and chaos

    Posted Mar 10th 2007, 12:00am by Brendan O'Malley

    ... Afghanistan faces the difficult task of getting children back into classrooms amid the fight against the Taleban, writes Brendan O'Malley FIVE YEARS AGO, the defeat of the Taleban and the end of their pernicious ban on girls and women teachers going ...

  8. Afghan students inspire Lingnan academic

    Posted Nov 01st 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... summer. 'I supported the American ousting of the Taliban,' he said. 'It made sense for me to go to Kabul and try to make some contribution, however small, as an academic.' ... as the Taliban has become more powerful. Though I did not witness any violence during my stay there and the university has not yet been attacked, armed guards patrol the campus. 'My students were ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 9, 2013

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am

    ... If the "international community" were to really have the moral fortitude to take effective action against, among others, the leaders of North Vietnam, Hamas, Iran, and the Taliban first, then the US ...

  10. Cultural heritage at risk as cash trumps conservation

    Posted Sep 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... dates back 1,300 years and received Unesco recognition in 1996. A Sichuan company is erecting a full-scale replica near the Leshan Buddha of a Buddha statue destroyed by the Taliban in Bamiyan, ...



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