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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 824,486
  • Recovery: 779,796
  • Death: 13,071

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 175,280,590
  • Recovery: 3,405,121
  • Death: 3,785,219

Source: Johns Hopkins University

Spotlight

People walk along the South Bank, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in London, Britain, June 5, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
UK's Johnson voices 'serious
concern' over Delta variant

Infections of the coronavirus variant are rising, reinforcing suggestions that he is set to delay lifting England's last remaining lockdown curbs

New era of robot war underway

Drones are programmed in ‘autonomous mode’ to attack fleeing logistics convoys and other vehicles automatically, without further human intervention

Right-wing protesters demonstrate against the emerging Israeli government, whose approval will be voted upon in parliament on Sunday, outside the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem Jun 10, 2021. REUTERS

Israeli coalition with
some underlying glue

An agreement to return to democratic norms might be the one thing that holds together the disparate coalition facing a confidence vote on Sunday

Beachgoers in Quarteira, a town in the Algarve, Portugal’s leading tourist destination, Jun 5, 2021. An anticipated surge of tourism in Portugal is suddenly not at all certain — a symbol of the global economy’s continued struggle with pandemic uncertainty. James Hill/The New York Times

Europe’s summer of
recovery is more
fragile than it looks

An anticipated surge of tourism in Portugal is suddenly not at all certain — a symbol of the global economy’s continued struggle with pandemic uncertainty

FILE -- Supporter of pro-democracy activists who have been charged under the national security law protest in Hong Kong on May 31, 2021. The city’s government on Friday, June 11, 2021, said it would begin blocking the distribution of films that are deemed to undermine national security, marking the official arrival of mainland Chinese-style censorship in one of Asia’s most celebrated filmmaking hubs. (Lam Yik Fei/The New York Times)

China censorship widens to HK film industry

The city’s government said it would block the distribution of films that are deemed to undermine national security

Members of K-Pop band, BTS perform on ABC's 'Good Morning America' show in Central Park in New York City, US, May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

K-pop is a vicious cancer: Kim Jong Un

South Korean music, movies and dramas are winning the hearts of young North Koreans. Their influence is seen as a threat to Kim’s grip on society

The headquarters of the investment bank Goldman Sachs, in Manhattan, March 13, 2020. Goldman Sachs is informing employees that reporting their vaccination status would be required, one of few firms doing so. Emon Hassan/The New York Times

What’s your vaccination status?

Companies are sending surveys, offering cash rewards and requiring disclosures to find out how much of their work force is vaccinated

Vice President Kamala Harris holds a news conference during a trip to Mexico City, Jun 8, 2021. With two of the most polarising issues — migration and voting rights — now in her portfolio, the risks of missteps are such that even her allies say Harris is in a no-win situation. Erin Schaff/The New York Times

Harris’ vice presidency is coming into focus

In a role that seldom allows for error, she is trying to shape her vice presidency by tackling unwieldy policy issues

Dan O’Conor hurtles into Lake Michigan in Chicago on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. O'Conor, 53, has jumped into Lake Michigan every day for nearly a year. (Lyndon French/The New York Times)

The man who jumped
into Lake Michigan
every day for a year

The daily jump began as a private ritual, a way to escape the demoralising news of the day

A Thomson Reuters logo is pictured on a building during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland January 25, 2018. REUTERS

Reuters, New York Times win Pulitzers

They share the prizes with the Minneapolis Star Tribune and the Atlantic for their coverage of racial injustice and COVID-19

  • Rain has led to waterlogging in the Matuail area of the DND dam on Saturday, Jun 12, 2021. Several hundred thousand people in the area suffer every year as inadequacies of the drainage system lead to flooding. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rain has led to waterlogging in the Matuail area of the DND dam on Saturday, Jun 12, 2021. Several hundred thousand people in the area suffer every year as inadequacies of the drainage system lead to flooding. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A transport worker washes a pickup van on a waterlogged road in the Matuail area of the DND dam on Saturday, Jun 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A transport worker washes a pickup van on a waterlogged road in the Matuail area of the DND dam on Saturday, Jun 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Three-wheelers work their way through the waterlogged Fatulla area of the DND dam on Saturday, Jun 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Three-wheelers work their way through the waterlogged Fatulla area of the DND dam on Saturday, Jun 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Two women carry children across a waterlogged street in the Shaheednagar area of the DND dam on Saturday, Jun 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Two women carry children across a waterlogged street in the Shaheednagar area of the DND dam on Saturday, Jun 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Two men carry a load of bricks on a makeshift raft through the waterlogged streets of Fatullah’s Adarshanagar in the DND dam area on Saturday, Jun 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Two men carry a load of bricks on a makeshift raft through the waterlogged streets of Fatullah’s Adarshanagar in the DND dam area on Saturday, Jun 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A child checks some nets he has laid out on Saturday, Jun 12, 2021 in hopes of catching fish in the flooded Fatullah area of the DND dam. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A child checks some nets he has laid out on Saturday, Jun 12, 2021 in hopes of catching fish in the flooded Fatullah area of the DND dam. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A woman checks plants at a nursery in Dhaka’s Agargaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A woman checks plants at a nursery in Dhaka’s Agargaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Two women return home after buying plants from a nursery in Dhaka’s Agargaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Two women return home after buying plants from a nursery in Dhaka’s Agargaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People are buying saplings from the nurseries in Dhaka as rains before monsoon make the weather suitable for planting. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People are buying saplings from the nurseries in Dhaka as rains before monsoon make the weather suitable for planting. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A woman takes a rickshaw ride home with plants bought from a nursery in Dhaka’s Agargaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A woman takes a rickshaw ride home with plants bought from a nursery in Dhaka’s Agargaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Traders risk a dangerous journey on the back of a truck to take fish fry from hatcheries to fish farmers on Friday, Jun 11, 2021 in the Fakirhat area of Bagerhat. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Traders risk a dangerous journey on the back of a truck to take fish fry from hatcheries to fish farmers on Friday, Jun 11, 2021 in the Fakirhat area of Bagerhat. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Having failed to secure a government job as they age past the limit amid the pandemic, young jobseekers rally outside the National Museum in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Friday, Jun 11, 2021 demanding that the ceiling be increased to 32. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Having failed to secure a government job as they age past the limit amid the pandemic, young jobseekers rally outside the National Museum in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Friday, Jun 11, 2021 demanding that the ceiling be increased to 32. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Having failed to secure a government job as they age past the limit amid the pandemic crisis, young jobseekers carry placards during a demonstration outside the National Museum in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Friday, Jun 11, 2021 demanding that the ceiling be increased to 32. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Having failed to secure a government job as they age past the limit amid the pandemic crisis, young jobseekers carry placards during a demonstration outside the National Museum in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Friday, Jun 11, 2021 demanding that the ceiling be increased to 32. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Jobseekers carry placards during a demonstration amidst rains outside the National Museum in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Friday, Jun 11, 2021 demanding that the maximum age to enter government jobs be raised to 32. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Jobseekers carry placards during a demonstration amidst rains outside the National Museum in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Friday, Jun 11, 2021 demanding that the maximum age to enter government jobs be raised to 32. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Jobseekers march from outside the National Museum in Shahbagh towards Raju Memorial Sculpture on the Dhaka University campus on Friday, Jun 11, 2021 demanding that the maximum age to enter government jobs be increased to 32. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Jobseekers march from outside the National Museum in Shahbagh towards Raju Memorial Sculpture on the Dhaka University campus on Friday, Jun 11, 2021 demanding that the maximum age to enter government jobs be increased to 32. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Members of Jatiya Garments Sramik Federation march with red flags outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Friday, Jun 11, 2021 against the national budget that does not have a specific allocation for the garment factory workers. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Members of Jatiya Garments Sramik Federation march with red flags outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Friday, Jun 11, 2021 against the national budget that does not have a specific allocation for the garment factory workers. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A solar panel installed on the roof of a government institution in Mohakhali, Dhaka. As the demand for electricity increases day by day, renewable energy is being prioritised in a bid to reduce dependence on coal and oil-based fuels. The use of solar power is increasing as a result. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A solar panel installed on the roof of a government institution in Mohakhali, Dhaka. As the demand for electricity increases day by day, renewable energy is being prioritised in a bid to reduce dependence on coal and oil-based fuels. The use of solar power is increasing as a result. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A solar panel installed on the roof of a government institution in Mohakhali, Dhaka. As the demand for electricity increases day by day, renewable energy is being prioritised in a bid to reduce dependence on coal and oil-based fuels. The use of solar power is increasing as a result. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A solar panel installed on the roof of a government institution in Mohakhali, Dhaka. As the demand for electricity increases day by day, renewable energy is being prioritised in a bid to reduce dependence on coal and oil-based fuels. The use of solar power is increasing as a result. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen look on as they meet with European Council President Charles Michel during the G7 summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, Britain, June 12, 2021. REUTERS

Johnson warns EU over post-Brexit trade

Since Britain completed its exit from the EU late last year, relations between the two have soured

A man jumps out of a burnt bus after an overnight fire, on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan May 2, 2021. Reuters

Blasts on buses in Kabul kill 7

Basir Mujahid, Kabul's police spokesman, adds that six people have also been wounded in Saturday's blasts

Champa treasures her time with mentor Buddhadeb

The actress cherishes her fond memories with acclaimed Indian filmmaker