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MUMBAI (Reuters) – Shuttlers will keep ranking points they earned during the original Olympic qualification period before the novel coronavirus pandemic forced the Tokyo Games to be postponed, the Badminton World Federation said on Wednesday. The All England Open, played from March 11-15, was the final event to count towards Olympic qualification before the circuit
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FILE PHOTO: Visitors examine books at Frankfurt book fair in Frankfurt, Germany, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Frankfurt’s annual book fair – the world’s largest – will take place as scheduled in mid-October, its organisers said on Wednesday, a sign of some return to normality amid the coronavirus pandemic. The event usually
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FILE PHOTO: Visitors examine books at Frankfurt book fair in Frankfurt, Germany, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Frankfurt’s renowned annual book fair will take place on its original dates in mid-October, its organisers said on Wednesday, a sign of some return to normality amid the coronavirus pandemic. It will take place at
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People walk at Heaton Park, Manchester following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Manchester, Britain, May 24, 2020. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom’s death toll from confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose by 118 to 36,793, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday. Reporting by Kate Holton; writing by Costas Pitas Our
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Haruki Murakami, one of Japan’s most acclaimed novelists, will host a radio special to try to lift the nation’s spirits as a state of emergency over the novel coronavirus lingers. Murakami, whose breakout novel “Norwegian Wood” debuted in 1987, will play favorite songs and welcome listener comments during a “Stay Home Special,”
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FILE PHOTO: A general view shows a new Orthodox cathedral dedicated to the Russian Armed Forces during construction works outside Moscow, Russia April 28, 2020. Sergei Kiselyov/Moscow News Agency/Handout via REUTERS MOSCOW (Reuters) – A grandiose mosaic depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin and other high-ranking officials will not be put on display in a new
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