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Singapore gets first female president without a vote

An establishment stalwart was named Singapore’s first female president on Wednesday but the milestone was overshadowed by criticism her selection was undemocratic after she was handed the job without a vote. Halimah Yacob, a former speaker of Parliament from the Muslim Malay minority, did not have to face an election …

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Meet the Man who sets new world record by sleeping with 57 women in 24 hours

According to HeraldEurope, a 34-year old man from Singapore has broken a long-standing world record by successfully having intercourse with 57 different women within a 24 hour period. The record was set in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, as part of an annual event run by a local …

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Singapore: Police arrest first female ISIS suspect

Police in Singapore have detained a preschool assistant who shared pro-ISIS materials online and intended to travel to Syria, their first arrest of a female alleged sympathizer of the radical group. The Home Affairs Ministry said in a statement Monday that 22-year-old Syaikhah Izzah Zahrah Al Ansari was arrested earlier …

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Singapore slashes jail term for showbiz pastor

The head of a wealthy Singaporean Christian church who spent $35m in congregation funds on a failed bid to promote his wife’s music career, had his jail term slashed on appeal on Friday. The case, which involved raunchy music videos featuring celebrities like rapper Wyclef Jean alongside the wife of …

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17 year old boy, falls four floors to his death after jumping over a rail at a Singapore shopping mall

A teenager plunged four floors to his death at a Singapore shopping center while trying to film a social media video. Leaked CCTV footage shows the moment¬†Jonathan Chow, 17, vaulted over a glass barrier onto a ledge, having asked a friend to film him. But the ledge was made of …

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Horror tales from Zimbabwe’s hospitals

A Zimbabwean mother who’s just given birth to a baby at 24 weeks is told there are no incubators. A family desperately tries to club together to ensure better medical care for their grandmother who’s suffered a stroke – but even then it takes an “excruciating” number of days before …

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