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Turkey investigating people who say coup attempt was hoax

In other crackdown measures, Turkey has disbanded the presidential guard after already detaining nearly 300 unit members

Turkey also said it plans to hire more than 20,000 teachers to replace those who have been fired after the coup.

Watch it, cowboy: Japan’s 9 safety tips for Pokemon Go lovers

Aware of the reports of Pokemon Go-related mishaps elsewhere, the Japanese government-run National Centre of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity has issued a flier with these nine public

Hillary Clinton chooses Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as VP running mate

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Kaine is viewed skeptically by some liberals in the Democratic Party, who dislike his support of free trade and Wall Street.

Why the Pokemon-McDonald's deal in Japan could be big

 The other 2,500 are "Pokestops," where they can get items to play the game.

About 400 McDonald's Japan outlets are "gyms," where players can battle on their smartphones.

Japan's 9 safety tips for "Pokemon Go"


The smartphone game was released in Japan on Friday.

How Russia could challenge Olympic bans at CAS and beyond

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A faster option for Russian appeals would be for a provisional measure - an interim ruling to freeze a verdict pending the full case.

Afghan capital locked down for large demonstration

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Police moved trucks and containers into the city overnight Friday to block roads and prevent marchers reaching the presidential palace.

Floods kill 78 across China, 91 missing, 400,000 evacuated

 The northern province of Hebei is the worst-hit with 36 people dead and another 77 missing. (Photo: AP)

Local police blames failure of a river levee for the heavy casualties.

Nico Rosberg takes pole


Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg celebrates after setting the pole position as his second-placed team mate Lewis Hamilton walks away after the qualifying session for Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring racetrack in Budapest on Saturday. (Photo: AP)

Israel goes too far, arrests Facebook poet for status

Nine months ago, Dareen Tatour posted a poem to Facebook about her frustration over spiking violence between Israelis and Palestinians.

When you see photographs of a former Chief Justice of India on the sports pages, it is a clear sign that judicial overreach has reached a new high.

Is it already time for the EU to strike back? Despite the Brexit blow, British families had planned holidays, as always, in Europe and queued up to cross over to France at Dover.