'It's very good news' Malala didn't win the Nobel Peace Prize: Pakistani Taliban

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The decision not to reward Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousafzai with the Nobel Peace Prize was met with disappointment and derision across the world, but at least one group was pleased: The one that tried to kill her.

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Taliban: We still want to kill Malala

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The Taliban does not regret the murder attempt on 16-year-old education activist Malala Yousafzai last year and will make “all out” efforts to kill her in retaliation for her relationship with the West, a spokesman for the organization in Pakistan told NBC News on Tuesday.

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Taliban commander: I wish Malala Yousafzai shooting had ‘never happened’

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In letter, senior Taliban official describes the attempted assassination of Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai as “shocking” and urged her to return to her homeland.

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Letter from U.S. POW lifts family’s hopes

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The Idaho parents of a U.S. soldier held prisoner by Taliban allies since 2009 said on Thursday they have received a letter from their son that gives them hope that he is well despite his captivity. 

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'She was doing what she loved': Young diplomat among 6 Americans killed in Afghanistan

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Family, friends and State Department colleagues on Sunday were mourning the first death of a diplomat on duty since Ambassador Chris Stevens was killed in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya on Sept. 11 last year.

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Deadliest Afghan attack in recent years: 54 killed, 90 wounded on compound

At least 54 people were killed and 90 others wounded Wednesday in an insurgent attack on a government compound in western Afghanistan where Taliban fighters were facing trial, local officials said.

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'I want to tell my story': Malala Yousafzai to publish memoir

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The memoir of 15-year-old Pakistani student Malala Yousafzai will be published this fall, publisher Weidenfeld & Nicolson announced Wednesday. The deal is reportedly worth about $3 million.

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Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani teen shot by Taliban, back at school — in UK

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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

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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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Pakistani girl shot by Taliban en route to UK

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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.

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Thousands rally in Karachi for Malala, 14-year-old Pakistani girl shot by Taliban

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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. 

Last of 33,000 US surge troops leave Afghanistan

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Nearly two years after President Barack Obama ordered 33,000 more U.S. troops to Afghanistan to tamp down the escalating Taliban violence, the last of those surge troops have left the country, U.S. officials said Thursday.