News, Jazz, NPR
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Miss World Pageant Moved to London After Nigeria Riots

The Miss World pageant is moved from Nigeria to London after dozens of people are killed in bloody riots triggered by a newspaper article that suggests the Islamic prophet Muhammad would "probably have chosen a wife from among" the contestants. Hear freelance reporter Silvia Sansoni.

Copyright 2002 NPR

WUSF 89.7 depends on donors for the funding it takes to provide you the most trusted source of news and information here in town, across our state, and around the world. Support WUSF now by giving monthly, or make a one-time donation online.