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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

World cheers Malala, but Pakistani classmates fearful

A Pakistani police officer mans a checkpoint next to a Pakistani flag in the center of Mingora, Swat Valley, Pakistan. The Taliban, driven out of the once idyllic valley in a bloody military operation nearly four years ago, are slowly creeping back. The militants remain unrepentant for the attack on Malala Yousufzai one year ago.