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Bangladesh
  • Infection:3,55,384
  • Recovery:2,65,092
  • Death:5,072

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection:31,896,433
  • Recovery:21,995,874
  • Death:976,974

Source: Johns Hopkins University

Facebook has been a disaster for the world

It has become a powerful vector for paranoia, propaganda and conspiracy-theorising as well as authoritarian crackdowns and vicious attacks on the free press

For some Muslim brides who observe the hijab, weddings, where men and women celebrate in different rooms, creates a space for guests to feel free, while also upholding tradition. Photo: Reuters

Gender-separate weddings for Muslim couples

Although considered uncommon in the United States, Muslim couples may opt for gender-separate wedding celebrations

The crowded alleys of the Central de Abasto, the largest produce market in the Western Hemisphere, in the Iztapalapa neighbourhood of Mexico City on April 1, 2020. The New York Times

It feels like a ‘trapped animal’ in Mexico’s epicentre

For the vast majority of people in the teeming neighbourhood of Iztapalapa, risking illness or death has simply become the price of survival

Men construct a barricade blocking off their street to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Yangon, Myanmar, September 12, 2020. REUTERS

Myanmar’s COVID plan pushed to brink as virus surges

Myanmar’s strategy to quarantine tens of thousands of people to prevent a coronavirus outbreak from overwhelming its fragile healthcare system is on the brink of collapse

A man carries a child through a waterlogged road after heavy rainfall in Mumbai, India, Sept 23, 2020. REUTERS

Twin 'crises' hammering millions: Red Cross

About 70 percent of the 132 disasters linked to extreme weather in 2020 had coincided in place and time with the COVID-19 pandemic

Employees of German airline Lufthansa wear protective masks as they wait for passengers at a boarding gate during a guided tour hosted by Fraport airport and the airline to present their hygiene procedures as travel bans are lifted after the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany, Jun 17, 2020. REUTERS

Airlines look to COVID tests that give results in minutes

The pre-flight COVID-19 tests will help to restore passengers' confidence in taking to the skies in confined spaces with shared air, a European airline says

Designs at the Christopher Kane spring 2021 presentation in London, Sept. 21, 2020. The forced videofication of fashion shows have been unfurling with mixed results. (Andrew Testa/The New York Times)

A London fashion
week where beauty
was a balm

Most collections were shown online this season, but some designers in masks held in-person appointments, sharing stories of how lockdown shaped their lives and businesses

Cliff Clark, chief executive of South Ferry, near his home in Shelter Island, NY on Aug 25, 2020. On Shelter Island, private ferries are the only way to reach the mainland and with a greatly reduced tourist season, they might be out of business soon. (September Dawn Bottoms/The New York Times)

Can this island
survive without
ferries?

On Shelter Island, private ferries are the only way to reach the mainland. With a greatly reduced tourist season, they might be out of business soon

Harold Evans at work as president and publisher of Random House in New York on Oct. 30, 1990. Evans, the crusading British newspaperman who was forced out as editor of The Times of London by Rupert Murdoch in 1982 and reinvented himself in the United States as a publisher, author and literary luminary, died on Wednesday night, Sept.23, 2020 in New York City. He was 92. (Jack Manning/The New York Times)

Crusading newspaperman Harold Evans dies

Forced out as editor of The Times of London by Rupert Murdoch in 1982, he reinvented himself in the US as a publisher, author and literary luminary

  • Md Kausar from Noakhali has been working at a bakery in Saudi Arabia for three years. He had bought a ticket for an Apr 11 return to the Middle Eastern country, but could not fly due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now he has no idea how he will return to work. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Md Kausar from Noakhali has been working at a bakery in Saudi Arabia for three years. He had bought a ticket for an Apr 11 return to the Middle Eastern country, but could not fly due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now he has no idea how he will return to work. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Stranded Bangladeshi migrant workers began gathering outside the Saudia office in Dhaka for air tickets as early as 4am on Sep 24, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Stranded Bangladeshi migrant workers began gathering outside the Saudia office in Dhaka for air tickets as early as 4am on Sep 24, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Stranded Bangladeshi migrant workers wait for air tickets to Saudi Arabia outside the Saudia office in Dhaka on Sep 24, 2020 after days of protests. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Stranded Bangladeshi migrant workers wait for air tickets to Saudi Arabia outside the Saudia office in Dhaka on Sep 24, 2020 after days of protests. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Rezaul Karim, a stranded Bangladeshi migrant worker, finally secured his air ticket to Saudi Arabia in Dhaka on Sep 24, 2020 after days of protests. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Rezaul Karim, a stranded Bangladeshi migrant worker, finally secured his air ticket to Saudi Arabia in Dhaka on Sep 24, 2020 after days of protests. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A stranded Bangladeshi migrant worker looks relieved as he emerges from the Saudia office in Dhaka on Sep 24, 2020 after securing his air ticket following days of protests. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A stranded Bangladeshi migrant worker looks relieved as he emerges from the Saudia office in Dhaka on Sep 24, 2020 after securing his air ticket following days of protests. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Diljan Begum, who has spent 50 years of her life on the boat since her birth, is cooking meal for her family. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Diljan Begum, who has spent 50 years of her life on the boat since her birth, is cooking meal for her family. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Sahera Begum is giving a bath to her son on their boat. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Sahera Begum is giving a bath to her son on their boat. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Snake-charming in the bazaar once was the main occupation of the Bede. Now the male river gypsies make a living from fishing while the women hawk clothes or utensils. Rupa Begum, a Bede woman, is no exception. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Snake-charming in the bazaar once was the main occupation of the Bede. Now the male river gypsies make a living from fishing while the women hawk clothes or utensils. Rupa Begum, a Bede woman, is no exception. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • With no wardrobe, the Bede usually keep their clothes hanging from the ceiling of their boats. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    With no wardrobe, the Bede usually keep their clothes hanging from the ceiling of their boats. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Uzani Begum is sorting out clothes on her boat. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Uzani Begum is sorting out clothes on her boat. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Sirajul Islam has been selling lace ribbons for 20 years. Among the Bede at Taltola Bazar, he is the only person who ekes out a living in this trade. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Sirajul Islam has been selling lace ribbons for 20 years. Among the Bede at Taltola Bazar, he is the only person who ekes out a living in this trade. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Rupa Begum is combing her daughter’s hair on their boat. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Rupa Begum is combing her daughter’s hair on their boat. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The 50-megawatt solar power plant sprawling on about 1 sq km at Sutiakhali in the northern district of Mymensingh, the country's largest renewable energy project, goes into production this month.

    The 50-megawatt solar power plant sprawling on about 1 sq km at Sutiakhali in the northern district of Mymensingh, the country's largest renewable energy project, goes into production this month.

  • The 50-megawatt solar power plant sprawling on about 1 sq km at Sutiakhali in the northern district of Mymensingh, the country's largest renewable energy project, goes into production this month.

    The 50-megawatt solar power plant sprawling on about 1 sq km at Sutiakhali in the northern district of Mymensingh, the country's largest renewable energy project, goes into production this month.

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International Monetary Fund (IMF) logo is seen outside the headquarters building in Washington, US, as IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde meets with Argentine Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne September 4, 2018. REUTERS

Coronavirus will weigh on some economies: IMF official

The Fund has provided some $90 billion in total financing to 79 countries, including 20 in Latin America, since the start of the health crisis

A video based on satellite images depicts construction between 2014 and 2020 at a high-security detention facility in Karakax, a county in the Chinese region of Xinjiang. Photo: Australian Strategic Policy Institute via The New York Times

Night images reveal new
detention sites in China

Researchers challenge China’s claim that the indoctrination camps in Xinjiang have shrunk as former inmates rejoin society as reformed citizens

FILE PHOTO - 70th Primetime Emmy Awards - Photo Room - Los Angeles, California, US, 17/09/2018 - Emmy awards sit before being presented to recipients. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Emmy show reinvents itself

But it continues its trend of feeling out of tune with the way most people watch TV