Pokemon Go

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 session.

Pokemon Go launch in China given hope with new technology venture

A ban on Google Maps means that Pokemon Go is still unavailable in China months after being launched in other parts of the world. However, local fans may finally be able to join the craze if a new...

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

Some gamers in Singapore are willing to hire outside help to catch Pokemon. Enter 25-year-old gaming star Brandon Tan.

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.

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 alleged thief and holding him until police...

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, authorities said Wednesday.

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 the European Union's executive to look into the...

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 demonstrated.

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 referendum on Sunday. 

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 there on Saturday.

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 be easily lured to unsafe locations...

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, police said on Saturday.

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.