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BIRMINGHAM – Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban for urging girls to attend school, has been released from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, reports ITV.

[rebelmouse-image 27086124 alt="""" original_size="580x326" expand=1]Malala Yousafzai Leaving Queen Elizabeth Hospital In Birmingham - Credit: NHS

The Pakistani schoolgirl activist was admited at the hospital in October following an attack on October 9 on her schoolbus in northwestern Pakistan. The Taliban said it shot Malala, a campaigner for girls' education, for "promoting secularism."

She suffered severe head and chest injuries after being shot by gunmen who assaulted her after stopping the vehicle. The teenager was flown to England and admitted to the QEHB on October 15 to receive specialist treatment.

The schoolgirl will continue rehabilitation at her family's temporary West Midlands home, reports BBC News.

She is due to undergo cranial reconstruction surgery in the coming weeks.


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Russia Thirsts For Prestige Mark On World's Wine List

Gone are sweet Soviet wines, forgotten is the "dry law" of Gorbachev, Russian viticulture is now reborn.

A wine cellar at the Twins Garden restaurant in Moscow

Benjamin Quenelle

MOSCOW — A year after its opening, Russian Wine is always full. Located in the center of Moscow, it has become a trendy restaurant. Its wine list stands out: It offers Russian brands only, more than 200, signalled in different colors across all the southern regions of the country.

Russian Wine (in English on the store front, as well as on the eclectic menu) unsurprisingly includes Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula where viticulture has revived since Moscow annexed it in 2014.

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