'Nobel' pursuits

Afghani woman honored with top award

She was the first female governor of Afghanistan—and now, she's won the Magsaysay Award, which has been called the Asian equivalent of the Nobel Peace Prize. Hariba Sarabi, who's pushed for education and women's rights in her civic role, was selected as one of three Magsaysay honorees.

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July 24, 2013 1:25 PM