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Malala father offered diplomatic position at Pak consulate

The father of the campaigning Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban has begun work at his country’s consulate in Birmingham. Ziaududdin Yousafzai has been made the education attaché at the Consulate of Pakistan in the city where his daughter Malala is recovering following the attack in Pakistan’s Swat valley in …

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Malala and family to settle permanently in Britain

The teenage Pakistani education campaigner shot by the Taliban is set to make Britain her permanent home after her father was offered a job at the Pakistan consulate in Birmingham. Malala Yousufzai, 15, underwent life-saving surgery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in the city after being attacked on her way …

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Malala attacker’s sister condemns shooting

The sister of a man accused of shooting Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai has condemned her brother’s actions. Rehana Haleem told CNN that her brother Attah Ullah Khan, 23, had “brought shame on her entire family”. Ullah Khan is one of three men sought by police in connection with the attack …

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Father says Malala Yousafzai will “rise again”

The father of a Pakistani girl shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating girls’ education said on Friday she would “rise again” to pursue her dreams after hospital treatment. Malala Yousafzai, 15, was flown from Pakistan to Britain for specialist treatment after the October 9 attack, which drew widespread …

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‘Malala deserved to die’: Taliban

Taliban insurgents have said the Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot by their gunmen deserved to die because she had spoken out against the group and praised the US president, Barack Obama. Malala Yousafzai, 14, was flown to Britain on Monday, where doctors said she had every chance of making a …

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Fatwa issued against Taliban after Malala Yousufzai shooting

Sunni Muslim clerics in Pakistan have issued a fatwa calling the Taliban’s austere interpretation of Islam as ‘abhorrent’ and ‘un-Islamic’ following the attack on 14-year-old rights campaigner Malala Yousufzai. In the decree, issued on Saturday, some 50 clerics appealed for their countrymen to express solidarity with Malala who remains in …

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