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Ex-Japan PM Shinzo Abe shot while campaigning; dies in hospital

Japan's former prime minister Shinzo Abe has died in hospital after he was shot at a political campaign event.

Global

Indian-American actor Kal Penn comes out as gay

Indian-American actor Kal Penn, on the eve of the launch of his book 'You Can't Be Serious', has come out as gay.

Entertainment

Senior US Justice Department officials discuss ways to counter cyberattackers' in New Delhi

Arun G Rao, Indian-American Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the US department of justice civil division’s consumer protection branch,...

Global

20 years after 9/11 attacks, satellite images still show the devastating scenes

With the US observing the 20th anniversary of the deadly 9/11 attacks, new satellite images supplied by space firm Maxar Technologies still...

USA

#covid19, #GE2020 Singapore's most popular hashtags on Twitter in 2020

Microblogging site Twitter in its annual trends report revealed that #covid19 and #GE2020 were the top hashtags of the year in Singapore.

Singapore

Obama on India: Problems with caste, poverty, rivalry with Pakistan, and political nepotism

Former US President Barack Obama's tell-all memoir 'A Promised Land' has been making waves since its release.

USA

Listened to tales of Ramayana and Mahabharata in my childhood, says Obama in his memoir

"A Promised Land" is the first of two planned volumes with the first part in bookstores on Tuesday.

USA

Former US President Barack Obama's memoirs mention Rahul, Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh

Former United States President Barack Obama’s upcoming memoir has created a buzz on social media, in which he has likened Congress leader...

USA

Democrat Biden picks Indian-American Kamala Harris as running mate for US Presidential election

Democratic candidate for President Joe Biden named Kamala Harris, the Jamaican-Indian senator from California, as his vice-presidential...

USA

Barack Obama endorses Indian-origin senatorial candidate Sara Gideon

If elected in November, she will be the second Indian-American woman to be elected to the US Senate, after Kamala Harris.

USA

With 30 million followers, Modi most popular world leader on Instagram

The growing popularity and social media savviness of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi were further evident after his account crossed 30...

Global

Barack and Michelle Obama to visit Singapore in December, will hold public talks

The Obamas will hold separate talks at the Singapore Expo, organised by The Growth Faculty.

Singapore

Barack Obama is more likely to greet me back than Hillary Clinton - Prantik Mazumdar

In view of a certain Donald Trump becoming the most powerful man on the planet using social media and messaging, we quizzed Prantik...

Singapore Spotlight - @work

Can Kamala Harris become the first Indian-American US President?

Kamala Devi Harris was born and raised in San Francisco's East Bay where she attended public schools, worshipped at black churches and lived...

USA Analysis & Commentary