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Pakistan’s Malala now able to stand in UK

Malala Yousafzai, the teenager shot in the head by the Taliban, is able to stand up with assistance British doctors say.

Last Modified: 19 Oct 2012 12:12 GMT

Central & South Asia

Profile: Malala Yousafzai

The 14-year-old education activist became known for 2009 diary showcasing life under the Taliban in the Swat valley.


Secret Boy Scout files show abuse cover-up

Confidential files compiled since 1959 show US youth organisation covered up officials who allegedly molested children.
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2012 10:47 GMT

Americas


The post-American Middle East

Empire

19 Oct 2012 05:29 GMT
 What is the future for US relations with the Arab world and beyond?

Eight crazy things Americans believe about foreign affairs

One in three Americans believe Saddam Hussein was personally involved in the 9/11 attacks
Icebergs and Ice Bits Near Kangilerngata Sermia Glacier, Disko Bugt (Disko Bay), West Greenland

Climate change fiction melts away just when it’s needed

It’s the most urgent problem of our era, but novelists appear singularly reluctant to address it

Climate change … disintegrating iceberg near west Greenland. Photograph:  Jenny E Ross/Corbis

“Guys, the ice caps are melting now,” wrote Chris Ross in the  Guardian Review last year. “Where are those stories?”

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