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Malala Yousafzai Is the Youngest-Ever Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize

<b>Malala Yousafzai</b> won the Nobel Peace Prize today. Yousafzai is the seventeen-year-old girl from Pakistan who, almost two years ago exactly, when she was fifteen, was shot in the head by the Taliban while riding a bus to school. Yousafzai recounted the events in a book she published last year, at …

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Danny MacAskill releases breathtaking Isle of Skye tricks video

Watch footage of trials rider Danny MacAskill risking life and limb on the Isle of Skye's notorious Cuillin Ridge<p>Danny MacAskill's has made a name for himself as one of the world's most fearless trial cyclists by documenting his exploits in a succession of YouTube videos since 2009.<p>It all started …

Thousands of children orphaned by Ebola abandoned, stigmatized

Ebola has orphaned thousands of children in West Africa, and relatives are terrified of taking them in for fear of infection, the United Nations said.<p>About 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have lost one or both parents to the disease, according to U.N. child agency, UNICEF.<p>In …

'Female volleyball prisoner' charged with crimes against Iranian regime after 87 days locked up

The 25 year-old British Iranian woman who has been imprisoned for nearly three months after attending a volleyball match, has been formally charged with “propaganda against Iran’s regime”<p>Up until now, Ghoncheh Ghavami, a law graduate of London university SOAS, has been detained for 87-days in …

William Tyrell search: police say sniffer dogs have found no trace of boy

Sniffer dogs have failed to pick up any scent of the three-year-old William Tyrell on the NSW mid-north coast, fuelling fears he may not have wandered away from home.<p>The search for the three-year-old who vanished from his grandmother’s Kendall home on Friday is in its fifth day – and the chances of …