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Pakistani schoolgirl Malala nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Malala

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, has been nominated for one of the world's top awards.

The 15-year-old is nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, which each year is awarded to a person or organisation that's seen to promote friendliness and peace.

This year a record 259 nominations were received and the winner of the prize will be announced in October.

The Nobel Prizes also include awards in medicine, physics, chemistry and literature.