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Education Activist Malala Named Joint Winner of Nobel Peace Prize

Last year, 16-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai was the youngest person to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. This year, she was the joint winner for her work as an education activist. She has become an internationally-recognized symbol of resistance to the Taliban's efforts to deny women education and other rights. Malala's hometown of Mingora in Pakistan's Swat Valley was infiltrated by militants from Afghanistan more than six years ago and for a time the...

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