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Malala on education: “Dreams do come true”

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“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

Terrorists attack Pakistan’s busiest airport

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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

14-Year-Old Girl Shot For Going To School in Pakistan

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Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl who dared to speak out against a ban on female education, was shot in the head by gunmen who…read more

Afghan War “Deteriorating”

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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

Despite Gains, Afghan Women Still Struggle

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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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