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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 12,49,484
  • Recovery: 779----
  • Death: 20,685

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection:197,462,343
  • Recovery: 3,405,---
  • Death:4,211,491

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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Reuters journalist Danish Siddiqui poses for a photo in Kabul, Afghanistan Jul 8, 2021. REUTERS
Danish Siddiqui’s body was
mutilated in Taliban custody

The revelation comes amid concern that the fighting in Afghanistan has become increasingly brutal as peace talks have stalled

COVID misinformation comes from the top, too

If millions feel that some public-health experts are not as honest as their media stenographers make them out to be, there’s a good reason for it.

A firefighter extinguishes a forest fire near the town of Manavgat, east of the resort city of Antalya, Turkey, July 30, 2021. REUTERS/Kaan Soyturk

Turkish wildfire leaves charred home and ashes

Satellite imagery shows smoke from the fires in Antalya and Mersin is extending to the island of Cyprus, around 150 km away

Kisha Supernant, an archaeologist, wears a beaded pin created by a Métis artist in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on July 21, 2021. Supernant has brought radar technology to the search for burial sites in Canada while she works to reshape her profession’s relationship with Indigenous communities. (Amber Bracken/The New York Times)

Indigenous archaeologist tracks down missing children

Kisha Supernant has brought radar technology to the search for burial sites in Canada while she works to reshape her profession’s relationship with Indigenous communities

35th Film Independent Spirit Awards – Arrivals – Santa Monica, California, U.S., February 8, 2020 – Scarlett Johansson. REUTERS

Hollywood agency slams Disney in heated dispute over Johansson's 'Black Widow'

One of Hollywood's biggest talent agencies on Friday hit out at the Disney movie studio in an escalating public dispute over claims by Scarlett Johansson that she had lost money over the release of her "Black Widow" movie.

A photo provided by Tao Wen shows a Welwitschia, a two-leafed plant that grows in parts of the Namib Desert in southern Africa, which can live for more than 1,000 years. Events in the genome of Welwitschia have given it the ability to survive in the unforgiving desert for thousands of years. (Tao Wen via The New York Times)

A plant that ‘cannot die’

The longest-lived leaves in the plant kingdom can be found only in the harsh, hyperarid desert that crosses the boundary between southern Angola and northern Namibia

A man walks through a terminal at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport near Paris, February 5, 2021. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File Photo

The new reality of a European trip: ‘things are going to change’

Curfews, vaccine requirements, conflicting advice. As variants like Delta spread, rules and restrictions are popping up across the continent

Aerial view of the Corfo lagoon, that turned pink due to chemical waste, in Trelew, Chubut, Argentina July 29, 2021. Picture taken on July 29, 2021 with a drone. Daniel Feldman/Handout via REUTERS

Argentina lakes turn
pink. But the outlook
is not rosy

Authorities give conflicting views to local media, however, on whether the sudden change in colour of the lakes was harmful

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson and partner Carrie Symonds arrive at a Westminster polling station to vote, in London, Britain May 6, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Johnson and his wife expecting another baby

Newspapers say Carrie tells friends in a post on social media app Instagram that she feels "incredibly blessed" to be pregnant again

Afghans wait in line for the Kabul passport departmant, in front of a mural warning against migration, July 4, 2021. Since the Taliban began their military offensive, at least 30,000 Afghans are fleeing into neighboring countries every week while 230,000 more have been displaced within the country. (Jim Huylebroek/The New York Times)

As fears grip Afghanistan,
hundreds of thousands flee

Across Afghanistan, a mass exodus is unfolding as the Taliban press on in their brutal military campaign

  • Pickup vans, packed with passengers on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway, entered Dhaka through Shonir Akhra on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Pickup vans, packed with passengers on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway, entered Dhaka through Shonir Akhra on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Pickups and rickshaw-vans, packed with passengers on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway, entered Dhaka through Shonir Akhra on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Pickups and rickshaw-vans, packed with passengers on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway, entered Dhaka through Shonir Akhra on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Rickshaw-vans, crammed with passengers on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway, entered Dhaka through Shaonir Akhra on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rickshaw-vans, crammed with passengers on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway, entered Dhaka through Shaonir Akhra on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dhaka-bound passengers waiting for transports on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dhaka-bound passengers waiting for transports on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Besides rickshaws, cars and autorickshaws plied the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021, the ninth day of the post-Eid coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Besides rickshaws, cars and autorickshaws plied the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021, the ninth day of the post-Eid coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A view of Gulistan in Dhaka on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021, the ninth day of the post-Eid coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A view of Gulistan in Dhaka on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021, the ninth day of the post-Eid coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Nawabpur Road, which usually bustles with traffic in normal days, was almost deserted on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021, the ninth day of the post-Eid coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Nawabpur Road, which usually bustles with traffic in normal days, was almost deserted on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021, the ninth day of the post-Eid coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A view of Mayor Hanif flyover in Dhaka on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021, the ninth day of the post-Eid coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A view of Mayor Hanif flyover in Dhaka on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021, the ninth day of the post-Eid coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People swarm onto ferries arriving at Shimulia on Saturday, July 31, 2021, after the government announced that factories would reopen despite the lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People swarm onto ferries arriving at Shimulia on Saturday, July 31, 2021, after the government announced that factories would reopen despite the lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Passengers leave a ferry docked at the Shimulia terminal in Munshiganj on Saturday, July 31, 2021. Masses of people are headed to Dhaka since the government announced that factories would reopen. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Passengers leave a ferry docked at the Shimulia terminal in Munshiganj on Saturday, July 31, 2021. Masses of people are headed to Dhaka since the government announced that factories would reopen. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • An assistant pours water on the head of Mohammed Faruk, a supervisor of Shah Sultana Paribahan that operates bus services on the route to Netrakona’s Kendua, at Sayedabad Bus Terminal on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after Faruk caught a fever. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    An assistant pours water on the head of Mohammed Faruk, a supervisor of Shah Sultana Paribahan that operates bus services on the route to Netrakona’s Kendua, at Sayedabad Bus Terminal on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after Faruk caught a fever. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Passengers leave a ferry docked at the Shimulia terminal in Munshiganj on Saturday, July 31, 2021. Masses of people are headed to Dhaka since the government announced that factories would reopen. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Passengers leave a ferry docked at the Shimulia terminal in Munshiganj on Saturday, July 31, 2021. Masses of people are headed to Dhaka since the government announced that factories would reopen. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Ferries are running during the lockdown so that emergency vehicles and freight trucks can cross the Padma River on Saturday, July 31, 2021, but people looking to make it Dhaka are swarming on board regardless. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Ferries are running during the lockdown so that emergency vehicles and freight trucks can cross the Padma River on Saturday, July 31, 2021, but people looking to make it Dhaka are swarming on board regardless. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Ferries are running during the lockdown so that emergency vehicles and freight trucks can cross the Padma River on Saturday, July 31, 2021, but people looking to make it Dhaka are swarming on board regardless. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Ferries are running during the lockdown so that emergency vehicles and freight trucks can cross the Padma River on Saturday, July 31, 2021, but people looking to make it Dhaka are swarming on board regardless. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A ferry carrying masses of passengers arrives at Munshiganj’s Shimulia from Madaripur’s Banglabazar on Saturday, July 31, 2021, despite the lockdown. Authorities say that people rush on board the moment the ferries dock. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A ferry carrying masses of passengers arrives at Munshiganj’s Shimulia from Madaripur’s Banglabazar on Saturday, July 31, 2021, despite the lockdown. Authorities say that people rush on board the moment the ferries dock. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Public transport is suspended during the lockdown, so many passengers who arrived at Shimulia ferry terminal on Saturday, July 31, 2021, now have to set off for Dhaka on foot. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Public transport is suspended during the lockdown, so many passengers who arrived at Shimulia ferry terminal on Saturday, July 31, 2021, now have to set off for Dhaka on foot. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Ferries in Munshiganj's Shimulia and Madaripur's Banglabazar are teeming with large crowds on Saturday, July 31, 2021, despite ongoing lockdown restrictions, after the government announced the reopening of factories from Sunday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Ferries in Munshiganj's Shimulia and Madaripur's Banglabazar are teeming with large crowds on Saturday, July 31, 2021, despite ongoing lockdown restrictions, after the government announced the reopening of factories from Sunday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Ferries in Munshiganj's Shimulia and Madaripur's Banglabazar are teeming with large crowds on Saturday, July 31, 2021, despite ongoing lockdown restrictions, after the government announced the reopening of factories from Sunday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Ferries in Munshiganj's Shimulia and Madaripur's Banglabazar are teeming with large crowds on Saturday, July 31, 2021, despite ongoing lockdown restrictions, after the government announced the reopening of factories from Sunday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Rowshan Ara Begum arrives in Dhaka Medical College Hospital from Gajaria, Munshiganj to seek treatment for respiratory distress, Jul 30, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rowshan Ara Begum arrives in Dhaka Medical College Hospital from Gajaria, Munshiganj to seek treatment for respiratory distress, Jul 30, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Family members bring freedom fighter Habibur Rahman from Sirajganj to Dhaka Medical College Hospital after he started suffering from respiratory distress. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Family members bring freedom fighter Habibur Rahman from Sirajganj to Dhaka Medical College Hospital after he started suffering from respiratory distress. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Freedom fighter Habibur Rahman is carefully taken off the ambulance to ensure he gets oxygen supply in Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Jul 30, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Freedom fighter Habibur Rahman is carefully taken off the ambulance to ensure he gets oxygen supply in Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Jul 30, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A glimpse of Green Road on Friday, the eighth day of strict lockdown imposed in an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus infection. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A glimpse of Green Road on Friday, the eighth day of strict lockdown imposed in an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus infection. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

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A cleaner wearing protective gear sprays disinfectant at a readymade garment factory in Dhaka's Mirpur amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

Vietnam surpasses Bangladesh in garment exports

Vietnam sold $29 billion worth of apparel merchandise to the world in 2020, while Bangladesh exported $28 billion of garments, WTO data shows

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 3rd Class Ethan Tews, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5, walks across the flight deck of aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) in response to a call for assistance from the Mercer Street, a Japanese-owned Liberian-flagged tanker managed by Israeli-owned Zodiac Maritime, in the Arabian Sea, July 30, 2021. US Navy/Handout via REUTERS

US Navy assisting tanker attacked off Oman

The Israeli-managed petroleum products tanker is most likely hit by a drone strike

35th Film Independent Spirit Awards – Arrivals – Santa Monica, California, U.S., February 8, 2020 – Scarlett Johansson. REUTERS

Hollywood agency slams Disney in heated dispute over Johansson's 'Black Widow'

One of Hollywood's biggest talent agencies on Friday hit out at the Disney movie studio in an escalating public dispute over claims by Scarlett Johansson that she had lost money over the release of her "Black Widow" movie.