(Reuters) The intimate portrait shows the young Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize winner more at ease speaking at U.N. headquarters in New York or addressing students in Syrian refugee camps than with classmates in Britain where she was flown for surgery.
(RNS) The Nobel committee "regards it as an important point for a Hindu and a Muslim, an Indian and a Pakistani, to join in a common struggle for education and against extremism," it said.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Argentine pope is currently the 5-2 favorite to win the award, which will be announced by the Nobel Institute in Oslo, Norway, on Friday.
(RNS) Pakistan's new animated television series, "Burka Avenger," features a female Muslim teacher disguised in a tight black outfit with a cape and ninja-style head cover who throws heavy books and sharp pens at men who oppose education for girls.
(RNS) The biggest worry for "American Idol" contestants is whether the judges will let them sing on the next show. For some singers on Idol-type programs abroad, it's that religious extremists will kill them.
KARACHI, Pakistan (RNS) The Taliban is threatening to finish off a 14-year-old Pakistani girl whom it shot for helping other girls go to school -- if she survives a wounding that has made her a hero to many Pakistanis. By Hani Yousuf and Janelle Dumalaon/USA Today.