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A 16-year-old French girl has been placed under investigation, accused of planning a jihadist attack using the Telegram messaging app, judicial officials say. The girl, who has no criminal record, was detained at her home on Thursday, after an anti-terror raid near Paris. She was an administrator of a group on the encrypted app, and is alleged to have...

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A "professional" cyber attack has hit Russian government bodies, the country's intelligence service says. A "cyber-spying virus" was found in the networks of about 20 organisations, the Federal Security Service (FSB) said. The report comes as Russia stands accused over data breaches involving the Democratic Party in the US. The Russian government has denied involvement and has denounced the...

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Shih-Chang Chan fired a closing 67 en route to claiming his maiden European Tour title at the King's Cup in Thailand. The 30-year-old Chan offset six birdies with three bogeys during his closing round at Phoenix Gold Golf Club in Pattaya, where golfers from Taiwan finished first and second. His compatriot Wen-Tang Lin finished two strokes adrift following a...

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Sweden is launching a three-year official study of its citizens' sex lives - the first for 20 years. Health Minister Gabriel Wikstrom said sexual health policy should be guided not just by the problems, but also by the pleasurable aspects of sex. Surveys done by tabloid newspapers suggest Swedes are having less sex, he wrote in the daily...

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Two former executives of the notorious Anglo Irish Bank have been jailed in Dublin after being convicted of conspiracy to defraud. John Bowe and Willie McAteer misled depositors, lenders and investors by making the bank's corporate deposits look larger than they were. McAteer has been sentenced to three and a half years while Bowe got two years....

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The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, will stand trial over a state payout to the French tycoon Bernard Tapie, an appeals court has ruled. She is charged with negligence over the award to Mr Tapie of €404m ($445m; £339m) in 2008 when she was France's economy minister. Ms Lagarde had appealed against a lower court...

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Russian airlines have resumed regular passenger flights to Turkey, after a temporary suspension in the wake of the failed coup in Turkey was lifted by Russia's transport ministry. The ministry lifted restrictions "after receiving assurances from the Turkish side on urgent measures taken for the increased security of Russian citizens," it said (in Russian). Turkey's tourism relies on Russians....

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Bosnians playing the hit mobile game Pokemon Go are being warned to avoid straying into areas still sown with landmines from the war in the 1990s. A Bosnian demining charity, Posavina bez mina, issued its warning after hearing reports of Pokemon Go users venturing into risky areas. Players use their smartphones to hunt for cartoon monsters in the real...

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Hours after the attempted coup began, Turkey's defiant president appealed to supporters to take to the streets and confront the rebels. But when President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed the nation as events unfolded on Friday, he did not do it from the back of a tank, but from a smartphone held up to the camera of broadcaster CNN Turk....

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France has called on the former head of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso, not to take up a job advising US bank Goldman Sachs on Brexit. French Europe Minister Harlem Desir called the move "scandalous" and said it raised questions about the EU's conflict of interest rules. Ex-commissioners are free to take up a new role 18 months...

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