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Ziauddin Yousufzaiin delivers his speech after receiving the Simone de Beauvoir Prize for Women’s Freedom on behalf of his daughter Malala Yousufzai, in Paris, on Wednesday. Photo: AP

French honour Malala, father says Taliban have lost fight

The Taliban must accept peace talks as their mission has failed, the father of Malala Yousafzai said on Wednesday, accepting a key French award for the Pakistani schoolgirl shot for campaigning for girls’ education.