Miss South Africa Wi...

(ATLANTA) — South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe 2019, giving the country its second title in three years in a pageant that also saw strong showings from contestants from Puerto Rico and Mexico. Tunzi, a 26-year-old gender violence activist, said she was forced to abandon...

Russia President Put...

PARIS (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky are meeting for the first time at a summit in Paris to find a way to end the five years of fighting in eastern Ukraine. Both of the leaders are sitting down in the French capital on Monday along with the...

India’s Government W...

India is set to make it easier to imprison and deport some members of its 200-million strong Muslim minority, in a significant challenge to the country’s secular constitution. This week, Indian lawmakers are expected to pass the Citizenship Amendment Bill through the lower house of Parliament...

Heads of U.S. Busine...

Two senior leaders of an American business organization in Hong Kong were denied entry to neighboring Macau over the weekend amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and China. The president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, Tara Joseph, and the group’s chair, Robert Grieves,...

At Least Five Killed...

(WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — A New Zealand volcanic island erupted Monday in a tower of ash and steam while dozens of tourists were exploring the moon-like surface, killing five people and leaving many more missing. The site was still too dangerous hours later for police and rescuers to search...

China Claims Everyon...

(BEIJING) — People who were at vocational training centers in China’s far west Xinjiang have all ”graduated” and are living happy lives, an official said Monday. But Uighurs and other predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities from the region say their family members continue to be arbitrarily...