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Philippines'' Duterte Asks Ex-Leader to Begin Talks in Sea Dispute

The Philippines, which launched the legal challenge, had initially refrained from asking China to abide by the ruling - this followed President Rodrigo Duterte's directive to achieve a "soft landing" with the country's much more powerful Asian neighbour.

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Pokemon Go Underscores Nintendo's Rich Characters, Vision

Several takedown notices have been issued to Google, targeting links to Pokémon Go on torrent sites. The iOS Pokemon Go App is available in the iTunes App store here. The European rollout of smash hit Pokémon Go continued today with App Store launches in Italy, Spain, and Portugal , joining the United Kingdom and Germany where the game debuted in the last couple of days.

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Security chief warns France could plunge into 'civil war' after Nice attacks

Nathalie Goulet, a French senator who headed a commission investigating jihadi recruitment networks, said such attacks are hard to prevent but questioned whether France could be doing more. "It's at that moment that the police were able to neutralize this terrorist". The hospital, equipped with one of France's largest pediadiatric emergency units, also called the families of children it was already treating before the attack to ask them to pick up their children to free up rooms for the ...

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Philippines says war with China not an option

Aides have said Duterte is now open to bilateral talks with China, suggesting the Philippines is in better position to negotiate following the Hague-based tribunal's decision. "In the meantime we urge all parties to de-escalate tensions, not take any action that would provoke or increase tensions", she said. The US, he went on, is always selective when it comes to the application of worldwide law: citing it when it sees fit and discarding it when it sees otherwise.

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Tour de France continues with increased security after Nice attack

Police shot the driver dead after he drove the truck two kilometres through a crowd that had been enjoying a fireworks display on France's July 14 national holiday. Stage 13 of the Tour de France began with increased security after Thursday's suspected terrorist attack in Nice. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said he was deploying 70 police, medical and technical specialists in order to make sure that the remains of those killed were quickly returned to the families.

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Pokemon Go retail-sponsored locations coming soon

Pokemon Go trainers living in rural areas are having a tough time finding Pokestops and Gyms in their area, which can certainly put a damper on the experience considering they're needed to acquire additional Poke Balls and battle other players.