Taliban school massacre shocks world community


Taliban gunmen massacred over a hundred students at a school in the city of Peshawar, Pakistan, in one of the worst terrorist attacks in years. Continue reading

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Malala on education: “Dreams do come true”


“I’m hopeful that the dreams which I have now to see every child going to school, to see equal rights for women, I think, soon…I will see those dreams becoming a reality.” Continue reading

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Terrorists attack Pakistan’s busiest airport


The Pakistani Taliban carried out a deadly assault at their country’s busiest airport over the weekend. More than 43,000 people travel through the Karachi international airport every day. No passengers were harmed, but the death toll soared to 36 as of Tuesday morning — including all ten attackers, airport personnel and security forces. Continue reading

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Afghan War “Deteriorating”


After five months of President Obama’s campaign in Afghanistan, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen offered a bleak assessment of the situation in…read more

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Despite Gains, Afghan Women Still Struggle


Many Afghan women and girls are seeing increased access to schools and other opportunities since the fall of Taliban rule in 2001, but they still…read more

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