Shamil Shams from DW’s Asia Desk talks to Brent Goff on The Day about Malala's return. @brentgofftv #TheDay
A blast at a political rally in Baluchistan province marked the worst terrorist attack in Pakistan in three years. The violence took place as former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif returned to Pakistan and was jailed.
A United Nations report indicates the number of civilian deaths in Afghanistan has increased, with militant attacks and suicide bombings their leading cause. Peace efforts in the war-torn country remain unsuccessful.
Afghanistan's Defense Ministry said Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah has been killed. Among other crimes, Fazlullah was behind the attempted assassination of Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai in 2012.
The Buddha of Swat, carved on a cliff in the seventh century, was dynamited by the Pakistani Taliban in 2007. Now it has been restored, a powerful symbol of tolerance in the traumatised Pakistani valley.
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