World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday September 28, 2013
Hundreds of Islamic hardliners in Indonesia held a mass prayer session Saturday to express their opposition to Miss World, just before the final of the pageant began on Bali after weeks of protests.
World | Associated Press | Saturday September 28, 2013
Security is tight ahead of the crowning of Miss World on Indonesia's resort island of Bali, where the event was moved following protests by Muslim hardliner groups.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 19, 2013
Muslim women in headscarves and elaborately embroidered dresses took to the stage Wednesday for the finale of an Islamic beauty pageant in Indonesia, a riposte to the Miss World contest that has sparked hardline anger.
India | Associated Press | Monday September 16, 2013
The first Miss America pageant winner of Indian heritage was cheered by family members halfway around the world.
World | Associated Press | Monday September 16, 2013
Nina Davuluri, 24, had this to say after winning the Miss America pageant held in Atlantic City on September 15, 2013: "I'm so happy this organization has embraced diversity. I'm thankful there are children watching at home who can finally relate to ...
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday September 14, 2013
The Miss World beauty contest, which has attracted fierce opposition by hardline Islamic groups in host country Indonesia, is now facing another challenge - a rival pageant exclusively for Muslims.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 3, 2013
About 150 hardliners protested in the Indonesian capital Jakarta today against the Miss World beauty pageant.
World | Associated Press | Monday August 26, 2013
An Indonesian Islamic group has called on the government to cancel next month's Miss World pageant, saying women exposing skin in a competition violates Muslim teachings.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 5, 2013
Contestants at this year's Miss World beauty pageant will not wear bikinis in the parade in a bid to avoid causing offence in Muslim-majority Indonesia, organisers confirmed on Wednesday.
World | Associated Press | Sunday January 13, 2013
Mallory Hagan won the Las Vegas beauty pageant Saturday night after tap dancing to James Brown's "Get Up Off of That Thing" and answering a question about whether armed guards belong in grade schools by saying we should not fight violence with violen...
World | Associated Press | Friday January 11, 2013
Win or lose on Saturday, Miss America contestant Allyn Rose will have conveyed a message about breast cancer prevention using her primary tool as a beauty queen: her body.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday November 27, 2012
A 20-year-old state beauty queen died in a gun battle between soldiers and the alleged gang of drug traffickers she was traveling with in a scene befitting the hit movie "Miss Bala," or "Miss Bullet," about Mexico's not uncommon ties between narcos a...
World | Associated Press | Monday June 4, 2012
A 20-year-old cellist from Rhode Island won the Miss USA crown and will represent the United States in this year's Miss Universe pageant after embracing transgender beauty queens.
Lifestyle | Agence France Presse | Monday November 7, 2011
Miss Venezuela, Ivian Lunasol Sarcos Colimenares, was crowned the 2011 winner of the Miss World beauty pageant at a glittering final ceremony in London on Sunday.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 18, 2011
A beauty pageant winner in Britain has lost her crown over her nude photo on Facebook. But she insists she was not fully nude.Charlotte Campbell's Facebook photo led her to lose her Miss York City title. She was accused of breaking competition rules about pictures in the buff. Campbell, 23, said the...
Press Trust of India | Sunday April 17, 2011
Winners of the Miss India pageant, say that they are feeling on the top of the world, but are not willing to rest on the laurels.
Press Trust of India | Monday November 1, 2010
The 2010 Miss World contest has been dragged into a diplomatic row between China and Norway with claims that Miss Norway, a bookies' favourite to win the crown, was cheated out of the title by the pageant's Chinese hosts.
NDTVMovies.com | Saturday October 30, 2010
Miss United States of America Alexandria Mills has been named winner of the 2010 Miss World pageant in Sanya, China.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 28, 2010
A bevy of 120 beauties from around the globe will don their most alluring evening gowns and sexiest swimwear on Saturday for the Miss World pageant in the Chinese resort town of Sanya.??? ?After a month-long tour of China, from visiting the striking Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing...
Press Trust of India | Thursday October 28, 2010
A bevy of 120 beauties from around the globe will don their most alluring evening gowns and sexiest swimwear for the Miss World pageant in China.