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With Mullah Radio becoming the new head of the Pakistani Taliban, the militants have signalled their intention not to negotiate a peaceful settlement to their conflict with the Pakistani state.

Amol Rajan: Malala's shooting is about the tyranny of theocracy

It's 4pm on a muggy afternoon in Mingora, north Pakistan. School's out. You're feeling agitated.

The theocrats who tried to kill Malala Yousufzai must be defeated. Sign our petition to join the fight

What sort of person knows how to pull the trigger of a gun he has aimed at the head of a 14 year-old girl who wants an education? One who thinks he has God on his side

Malala Yousufzai was shot in the head while waiting on her school bus yesterday

Pakistani girl Malala Yousufzai who was wounded in an assassination attempt by the Taliban arrives in Britain for NHS treatment

The teenage Pakistani girl shot and wounded in an assassination attempt by the Taliban has arrived in Britain after doctors decided she would require long-term care to recover from the attack. She is to receive specialist treatment in a NHS hospital.

Malala Yousufzai was shot in the head while waiting on her school bus yesterday

Thousands rally in Pakistan to support Malala

Tens of thousands of people rallied in Pakistan's largest city yesterday in support of Malala Yousufzai, the 14-year-old girl shot and critically wounded by the Taliban last week for promoting girls' education and criticising the Islamist group.

Pakistani doctors remove bullet from 14-year-old girl shot by Taliban

Schools in Pakistan's Swat Valley have closed in protest as anger erupted across the country over the Taliban's attack on a 14-year-old activist famed for promoting girls' education.

Nine dead as gunmen attack police compound in Pakistan

At least half a dozen Taliban gunmen opened fire on a compound housing policemen in eastern Pakistan today, killing nine of them, officials said.

Osama bin Laden's widows to be deported

Osama bin Laden's three widows and two of his daughters have been convicted of illegally living in Pakistan by one of the country's courts and jailed for 45 days.

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