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Ebola Fears Prompts N. Korea to Back Out of Major Taekwondo Events

North Korea has backed out of hosting of two major international taekwondo events this year, citing fears of the deadly Ebola virus, a top official with the sport's governing body said. The disease, which has ravaged several West African nations and turned up in the United States, Spain and elsewhere, has not showed up in any East Asian nation since the outbreak exploded last summer. Kim Seung Hwan, secretary general of the International Taekwondo Federation, told VOA’s Korean...

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