Malala awarded EU prize

Teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted by the Taliban in an assassination attempt, has been awarded the EU's Sakharov prize for freedom of thought.

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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."

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