Pokemon Go

Nine-year-old killed in Pokemon Go-related car accident in Japan

A nine-year-old boy was killed in a car accident in central Japan involving a truck driver playing the popular Pokemon Go game while driving, authorities said...

Norwegian premier attempts Pokemon hunt in parliament

Norewgian Prime Minister Erna Solberg said Wednesday she has no regrets over attempting to play the popular mobile phone game Pokemon Go during a parliament...

Pokemon Go launch in China given hope with new technology venture

A new venture from Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba may smooth the path for the launch of Pokemon Go in the world's most populous country, technology experts...

All in a day's work: Singaporean gamer turns Pokemon Go professional

After Brandon Tan, 25, quit his job at an insurance company last October, he started uploading clips to YouTube of himself playing video games on multiple...

Pokemon characters recruited for police briefing in Thailand

The mobile game craze Pokemon Go made an unlikely appearance at a police briefing in Thailand on Saturday, thanks to a ruling from the country's prime minister...

Pokemon Go lands in Indian court for "blasphemous" eggs in temples

Popular mobile app game Pokemon Go was accused in an Indian court Wednesday of hurting religious sentiments by showing eggs in Hindu and Jain temples. The...

New Zealand Pokemon Go players catch alleged thief

A group of late night Pokemon Go players searching for virtual monsters on their smart phones instead became part of a real life crime drama capturing an...

Japan reports first Pokemon Go related death

A female pedestrian was killed and another badly injured in a car accident in western Japan, involving a man playing the popular Pokemon Go game while driving...

EU lawmaker accuses Pokemon Go creators of data privacy breaches

 Pokemon Go, the latest mobile gaming craze, could be in breach of EU data protection rules, one of the bloc's lawmakers warned Wednesday, calling on...

Bangkok to launch special police squad to crack down on Pokemon Go

Bangkok City Police will launch a mobile police squad aimed at catching drivers playing the popular mobile application Pokemon Go, local media reported Monday...

Belgian zoo raises 12,000 euros for conservation with Pokemon Go

Players of Pokemon Go, the new mobile gaming phenomenon, can help protect real species while hunting down fictitious creatures, as one Belgian zoo has...

Pokemon no go at Thai polling stations

Thailand's military government has said that Pokemon Go players should refrain from playing the game near polling stations as Thais vote on a constitutional...

Islamic authorities ban Malaysian Muslims from playing Pokemon Go

Islamic authorities in Malaysia banned Muslims in the country from playing Pokemon Go, the popular augmented reality smartphone game, which became available...

New York state bars sex offenders from playing Pokemon Go

Sex offenders on parole in New York state have been barred from playing Pokemon Go, a move that state officials on Monday said would protect children who could...

Three Pokemon Go players robbed at gunpoint in London park

Three teenagers were robbed of their mobile phones and other possessions at gunpoint as they were playing the popular game Pokemon Go in a north London park,...

Danish church new venue for Pokemon Go players

A church in southern Denmark has been opened up for players of the popular mobile phone game Pokemon Go, Danish broadcaster DR reported Friday. "I thought...

Desperate Syrian children turn to Pokemon to catch world attention

Syrian children, who live under constant bombardment in the war-torn country, have in the past few days taken advantage of the global craze for the...

Report: Three Saudi men arrested while hunting Pokemon at airport

Three Saudi men were arrested while playing the popular mobile phone game Pokemon Go at an airport in the kingdom, the Saudi online newspaper Almowaten...

Indonesia bars police and soldiers from playing Pokemon Go

Indonesia's police and military have banned their members from playing the popular virtual-reality game Pokemon Go, and warned that their premises were off...

Pokemon Go could be used to detect secret info, Indonesian minister warns

Pokemon GO, an online mobile phone-based gaming application, can be a cause of concern for others in society, according to the Indonesia Defense Minister...

Frenchman arrested while hunting Pokemon on Indonesian army base

A Frenchman has been arrested in Indonesia for entering a military base while hunting for Pokemon, police said Tuesday. The Frenchman was playing Pokemon Go...

Israel forbids Pokemon Go in embassies, army bases on security threat

The Israeli military has forbidden soldiers from playing the mobile phone game Pokemon Go at military bases, a spokesman said Thursday. The Israeli Foreign...

Pokemon Go is "prohibited" by Islam, Egyptian religious body says

An official for the top Islamic authority in Egypt told dpa on Thursday that the mobile phone reality game Pokemon Go is "prohibited" by Islam. Playing the...

Pokémon Go leads players to explore their surroundings, but at a risk

Pokemon Go is a wildly popular new smartphone game that gets players out exploring their neighborhoods, but it can also put them in dangerous situations if...
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