‘I’ve never been so happy’: Nobel winner Malala in Pakistan

‘I’ve never been so happy’: Nobel winner Malala in Pakistan

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai pauses during an interview with Reuters at a local hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan, March 30, 2018. REUTERS/Saiyna Bashir   ISLAMABAD, March 30 (Reuters) – Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai says she has pined for her home in Pakistan’s picturesque Swat Valley, even as she recalled two years living […]

Malala returns to Pakistan for first time since shooting

Malala returns to Pakistan for first time since shooting

Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Nobel Peace Prize laureate and social activist Malala Yousafzai returned to Pakistan on Thursday, for the first in nearly six years after she was shot by the Taliban for advocating girls rights to education.   The 20-year-old accompanied by her parents, landed in Islamabad from London at around 1.41 a.m., reports […]

Mahira welcomes ‘baby girl’ Malala in Pakistan

Mahira welcomes ‘baby girl’ Malala in Pakistan

Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Actress Mahira Khan has welcomed Nobel Peace Prize laureate and social activist Malala Yousafzai, whom she described as “baby girl”, for returning to Pakistan six years after she was attacked.   “Welcome home baby girl Malala!” Mahira tweeted on Thursday morning.   Yousafzai returned to Pakistan on Thursday, for the first […]

Educating girls a collective responsibility, says Malala at Davos

Educating girls a collective responsibility, says Malala at Davos

Davos, January 25 (IANS) Nobel Peace Prize laureate and social activist Malala Yousafzai on Thursday stressed collective responsibility to promote the education of young girls across the globe while addressing a session during the annual World Economic Forum here.   Speaking at the session titled “An Insight, An Idea with Malala Yousafzai”, the 20-year-old activist […]

Malala calls on fellow laureate Suu Kyi to condemn Rohingya treatment

Malala calls on fellow laureate Suu Kyi to condemn Rohingya treatment

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai attends an event of the Fundacion Telmex Mexico Siglo XXI (Telmex Foundation Mexico XXI Century) in Mexico City, Mexico, September 1, 2017. REUTERS/Ginnette Riquelme   LONDON, September 4 (Reuters) – Malala Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, called on her fellow laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to condemn […]

Malala encourages social media usage as political weapon

Malala encourages social media usage as political weapon

Mexico City, September 1 (IANS) Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai encouraged youngsters here to use social media platforms as a political weapon and on issues that they truly care about, such as equality, women’s rights and education.   The 20-year-old activist warned of the danger of discrimination on social network and the media […]

Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai “excited” after winning place at Oxford University

Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai “excited” after winning place at Oxford University

  BIRMINGHAM, England, August 17 (Reuters) – Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize when she was 17, said on Thursday she was “excited” after winning a place to study at Oxford University.   Yousafzai said she had been accepted at Oxford to study Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. She […]

Malala condemns China over death of fellow Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo

Malala condemns China over death of fellow Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo

ABUJA, July 19  (Reuters) – Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai condemned China’s treatment of her fellow peace prize-winner Liu Xiaobo following his death of liver cancer in custody last week.   Liu, 61, was jailed for 11 years in 2009 for “inciting subversion of state power” after he helped write a petition known as “Charter 08” […]

Malala urges Nigeria to prioritise education system

Malala urges Nigeria to prioritise education system

ABUJA, July 18 (Reuters) – Nigeria should focus on improving its education system, Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai said on Monday during a visit to the West African country where nearly half of primary-aged children are not enrolled in school.   Africa’s most populous country has some 10 million children of school age who do not […]

Pakistanis themselves responsible for defaming Pak: Malala

Pakistanis themselves responsible for defaming Pak: Malala

London, April 15 (PTI) Anguished by the lynching of a Pakistani student for alleged blasphemy, Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai today said Pakistanis themselves are responsible for tarnishing the image of Islam and the country.   Mashal Khan, who studied journalism at the Abdukl Wali Khan University in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, was mercilessly beaten and then shot […]

Malala becomes honorary Canada citizen, praises refugee welcome

Malala becomes honorary Canada citizen, praises refugee welcome

OTTAWA, April 13 (Reuters) – Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai on Wednesday received honorary Canadian citizenship and praised Canada’s open embrace of refugees under the Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.   Canada last year accepted 25,000 refugees from Syria and in January, when U.S. President Donald Trump issued an immigration ban on people from […]