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Malala congratulates OPCW on Nobel Peace Prize

Malala congratulated the OPCW on their prize Credit: PA Wire

Malala Yousafzai has congratulated the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on their winning the Nobel Peace Prize. She said:

"The OPCW is an important organisation working on the ground to help rid the world of chemical weapons.

I would like to congratulate them on this much-deserved global recognition. I would also like to thank the people and media in Pakistan, and those from all over the world, for their support, kindness and prayers.

I will continue to fight for the education for every child, and I hope people will continue to support me in my cause."


Nobel Committee seeks to eliminate chemical weapons

The Norwegian Nobel Committee said it has awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace to the OPCW, as it wants to contribute to the continuation of the elimination of the world's chemical arsenal.


By awarding the OPCW, the Norwegian Nobel Committee seeks to contribute to eliminating chemical weapons. #NobelPeacePrize


OPCW is an independent, autonomous, international organization w a working relationship with United Nations #NobelPeacePrize


Recent events in Syria, ...have underlined the need to enhance efforts to do away with such weapons. #NobelPeacePrize



Malala hopes to be Prime Minister of Pakistan

Malala Yousafzai has expressed her desire to become her country's prime minister.

16-year-old Pakistani girl Malala Yousafzai said she had previously wanted to be a doctor, but has changed her mind. Credit: Press Association

The 16-year-old Pakistani girl made her comments in an interview with CNN correspondent Christiane Amanpour. Asked if she wanted to be a doctor or a politician, she said she had initially wanted to be a doctor, but had learned she could help people more as prime minister. She said:

"I can spend much of the budget on education."


Malala Yousafzai in line for Nobel Peace Prize

The Pakistani schoolgirl targeted by the Taliban for her campaigning work is in line for another major honour.

Malala Yousafzai is the favourite to walk away with the Nobel Peace Prize, to be announced today.

Malala Yousafzai is the favourite to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
Malala Yousafzai is the favourite to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Credit: Niall Carson/PA

If she wins, she will join the likes of Nelson Mandela, Barack Obama, and the European Union itself, who have all won the coveted prize in the past.

Anniversary of Malala Yousafzai assassination attempt

Malala Yousafzai now lives and attends school in Birmingham
Malala Yousafzai now lives and attends school in Birmingham Credit: Utrecht Robin/ABACA/Press Association Images

Today marks the first anniversary of the Taliban assassination attempt on teenage activist Malala Yousafzai in Pakistan.

The 16-year-old was shot in the head on a school bus in Pakistan after she started a campaign for girls' education.

Malala recovered in Birmingham, and has since won a legion of admirers as a symbol of world peace.

Read more: Malala's memoirs published.

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