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Chievo Verona goalkeeper Albano Bizzarri (top left) and Juventus' Martin Caceres go for the ball during a Serie A football match at the Juventus stadium, in Turin, Italy. (AP/Massimo Pinca)

Football: Juve go seven clear as Roma held by Fiorentina

Paul Pogba-inspired Juventus boosted their chances of a fourth consecutive Serie A title after opening up a seven-point gap on title challengers Roma on Sunday (Jan 25).

Motor Racing: Ogier claims 'magical' Monte Carlo Rally

Two-time world champion Sebastien Ogier won the Monte Carlo Rally on Sunday (Jan 25), the Volkswagen driver holding off his Finnish team-mate Jari-Matti Latvala for the Frenchman's third success in the iconic opening leg of the world rally championship.


Asia Pacific

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are greeted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, as they arrive at Air Force Station Palam, India. (Photo: AP/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama begins landmark visit to India

US President Barack Obama has arrived in New Delhi for the start of a three-day visit. 



Social and Family Development Minister Chan Chun Sing (L) looks at an exhibit at the SG Care & Share Day event at the Singapore Sports Hub.

Govt doubles to S$500m matching grant for SG Care & Share movement

The Government will extend its support for the Care & Share movement to Mar 31, 2016 and double the total Government matching grant to S$500 million, says the minister for social and family development.

Survey on public perceptions of Singapore's history

A survey on public perceptions of Singapore's history finds that the three events which rank the highest on awareness are the opening of the two casinos in 2010, the 2003 SARS outbreak and the major MRT breakdown in 2011. 



Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras greets supporters following victory in the election in Athens. (AFP/ARIS MESSINIS)

Anti-austerity Syriza wins historic Greek election victory

Anti-austerity party Syriza won a historic victory in Greece's election on Sunday (Jan 25), partial results showed, setting up a confrontation with the EU over its plans to renegotiate the country's massive bailout.





Brighton's Lewis Dunk (R) challenges Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez during the FA Cup fourth round football match at The American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England. (AFP/GLYN KIRK)

Football: Premier League trio avoid fresh FA Cup shocks

Holders Arsenal won through to the FA Cup last 16 with a hard-fought 3-2 victory at Brighton on Sunday (Jan 25).



China's leading conductor Long Yu (C) with the New York Philarmonic. (Photo: AFP/Timothy A Clary)

Chinese conductor sees new bridges with West

China's leading conductor Long Yu sets a goal of expanding his orchestra's exposure to the world as well as showcasing the diversity of Chinese music.



(L-R) Microsoft executives Joe Belfiore, Terry Myerson and Alex Kipman pose wearing HoloLens eyewear that overlays 3D images on the real world, at a press event at the technology titan's main campus in Redmond, Washington on Jan 21, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Glenn Chapman)

Microsoft HoloLens goggles captivate with holograms

Microsoft's HoloLens goggles immerse users in a mesmerising world of augmented reality holograms, eliciting descriptions such as "magical" and "unbelievable".



File photo of World Health Organisation's (WHO) Director-General Margaret Chan in Geneva. (AFP/Alain GROSCLAUDE)

WHO pledges reforms as it admits Ebola mistakes

The World Health Organisation's chief on Sunday (Jan 25) admitted the UN agency had been caught napping on Ebola and pledged reforms to avoid similar mistakes in future.



US aviator Amelia Earhart pictured in front of her plane in the 1930s. (Photo: AFP)

Search for Earhart plane on remote Marshalls atoll

A search is under way on a remote atoll in the Marshall Islands by a group of researchers aimed at solving the mysterious disappearance of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart.