October 12, 2012 The U.S.-China economic relationship is under pressure again with allegations from the House Intelligence Committee that two top Chinese telecom firms are security threats. China responded by saying the report could damage relations with the U.S.
October 11, 2012 The Taliban threatened the Yousafzai family in northern Pakistan for years because they were outspoken in supporting girls' education. NPR reporter Philip Reeves recounts his previous meetings with the family patriarch, whose daughter, 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai, is now fighting for her life.
October 9, 2012 Malala Yousufzai kept a diary and detailed the Taliban's actions. After it was featured on the BBC, she became a national figure. Now, the Taliban say they're behind her wounding and that they'll try again to kill her if given the chance.
October 9, 2012 When she rose to address the opposition leader this week, Australia's leader tore into him.