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Video: Malala Yousafzai Accepts Her 'Asia Game Changer' Award from Asia Society

Malala Yousafzai's video address to Asia Society, taped at her home in England, was shown at Asia Society awards ceremony at the United Nations in New York City on October 16, 2014.

In a video message from England, the 17-year-old Nobel laureate offers encouraging words: "We girls in Swat, we have proved that when you speak up for your rights, you can really bring change."

Video: Asia Game Changer of the Year Jack Ma Urges Listeners, 'Keep Your Dream Alive'

Alibaba founder and CEO Jack Ma accepts his Asia Society Asia Game Changer of the Year award at the United Nations in New York City on Oct. 16, 2014. (Ann Billingsley/Asia Society)
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Accepting his award from Asia Society, the Alibaba founder and CEO recounted modest beginnings and issued a call to independence and nonconformity.

Photos: Asia Society Honors Jack Ma, Other 'Asia Game Changers' at United Nations

Winners of Asia Society's inaugural Asia Game Changers Awards at the United Nations in New York City on Oct. 16, 2014. (Jim Celeste/Patrick McMullan)
Current Affairs

The Alibaba founder and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai were among the "array of remarkable Asians" recognized at a gala event in New York City.

Photo of the Day: Celebrating the New Year in Australia

One of the first countries to ring in the new year, a fireworks showcase explodes in Sydney Harbor, Australia on January 1, 2014. (Halans/Flickr)
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As one of the first countries to ring in the new year, a fireworks showcase explodes in Sydney Harbor, Australia on January 1, 2014. (Halans/Flickr)