For Malala Yousufzai, a Nobel Prize could cap a remarkable year since Taliban shooting

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Just one year and two days since she was shot in the head at point blank range by Taliban gunmen, Malala Yousufzai could become the youngest person to win a Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.

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'Strong young woman': Taliban shooting victim Malala Yousufzai leaves UK hospital

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LONDON - Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani girl shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating girls’ education, has been discharged from a hospital in the U.K. after doctors said she was well enough to spend some time recovering with her family.

Doctors: Girl shot by Taliban able to stand, communicate

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Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban, is able to stand with help and communicate, British doctors treating her severe wounds said on Friday, though she still shows signs of infection.

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