Earth performed the ultimate magic trick last week, making an island appear out of nowhere. The new island is a remarkable side effect of a deadly Sept. 24 earthquake in Pakistan that killed more than 500 people.
The Pakistani teen marked for death because she campaigned for girls’ education went back to school Tuesday for the first time since a Taliban gunman shot her in the head five months ago, a family spokesperson said
A senior al-Qaida official and potential successor to the group’s leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed Friday morning in a Predator drone strike, according to reports on jihadi web forums and U.S. officials.
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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.
The Pakistani schoolgirl shot and critically wounded by the Taliban for promoting education for girls and criticizing the militant group is en route to the UK for further medical treatment, Pakistan military officials told NBC News on Monday.
KARACHI, Pakistan — Tens of thousands rallied in Pakistan’s largest city Sunday in support of a 14-year-old girl who was shot and critically wounded by the Taliban for promoting girls’ education and criticizing the militant group.
The demonstration in the southern city of Karachi was by far the largest since Malala Yousufzai and two of her classmates were shot on Oct. 9 while returning home from school in Pakistan’s northwest.
NBC News staff and wire reports — ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Protests by tens of thousands of Pakistanis infuriated by an anti-Islam film descended into deadly violence on Friday, with police firing tear gas and live ammunition in an attempt to subdue rioters who hurled rocks and set fire to buildings in some cities.