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Other Sports 07 Apr 2020 | 6:28 PM

Fukushima Olympic Flame display cancelled over virus concerns

TOKYO (Reuters) - The exhibition of the Olympic Flame, due to remain on display in Fukushima until the end of the month, will be cancelled over coronavirus concerns, the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee announced on Tuesday.

World 02 Apr 2020 | 6:00 PM

Packed with refugees, Palestinian camps face grave threat if coronavirus spreads

BETHLEHEM, West Bank/AMMAN (Reuters) - Malka Abu Aker has seen her crowded refugee camp in the Israeli-occupied West Bank swell year upon year since fleeing there over 70 years ago, with the arrival of new generations and those escaping successive Mideast conflicts.

World 31 Mar 2020 | 4:58 PM

Indonesia to release 30,000 prisoners early amid virus concerns

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia is set to release about 30,000 prisoners early as the Southeast Asian nation seeks to avoid a possible surge in coronavirus infections in its overcrowded prisons.

World 24 Mar 2020 | 7:13 PM

Crowds again greet Olympic flame despite virus concerns

FUKUSHIMA (Reuters) - More than 1,000 people gathered on Tuesday to see the Olympic flame in Japan's northern city of Fukushima, defying calls from Games organizers looking to rein in a coronavirus pandemic that has fuelled doubts whether this year's event will go ahead.

Metro News 16 Mar 2020 | 7:00 AM

Education fair cancelled, expo and run postponed

THE Star Education Fair 2020, which was slated for March 21 and 22 at Setia SPICE Convention Centre, has been cancelled in light of the Covid-19 outbreak.

Boxing 13 Mar 2020 | 4:59 AM

European boxers fight off virus concerns ahead of Tokyo qualifier

LONDON (Reuters) - Olympic boxing hopefuls from all over Europe are preparing to punch their tickets to Tokyo at a qualifying tournament starting in London this weekend, with an emphasis on clean hands and hygiene in a time of coronavirus.