Nobel laureate and education activist Malala Yousafzai returned to her native Pakistan, six years after she was shot by Taliban gunmen. Upon her arrival, Malala met Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.
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.
Malala Yousafzai, Pakistan's Nobel Peace Prize recipient, has visited her home town of Mingora, where a Taliban militant shot and wounded her in 2012. Security officials said her visit by helicopter was for only one day.
Yousafzai was just 15 years old when she was shot in the head by militants on her way to school. She returns home a Nobel Prize winner and Oxford University student.
Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai has returned to Pakistan for the first time since she was shot by the Taliban in 2012. DW examines why Malala – loved around the world – is not so popular in her home country.
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