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Bangladesh
  • Infection:271,881
  • Recovery:156,623
  • Death:3,591

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection:21,020,216
  • Recovery:13,048,303
  • Death:761,393

Source: Johns Hopkins University

The general’s nephew’s phone call

A recent telephone call has made headlines both in Bangladesh and in the region, drawing the attention of many

Emmanuelle Lteif Khnaisser who was in labour at the moment of the Beirut port blast, holds her baby George at the family home in Jal el-Dib, Lebanon, Aug 12, 2020. REUTERS

Baby George: A light in the Darkness

A couple had their first child amid the biggest blast in Lebanon's history that killed over 170 people in Beirut

A thermometre and a sanitising gel are seen outside a classroom during a government-organised media tour at a high school as more students returned to campus following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Shanghai, China May 7, 2020.

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FILE -- Pedestrians outside The New York Daily News headquarters in Manhattan, July 23, 2018. In a move that was unthinkable before the coronavirus pandemic, Tribune Publishing said on Aug 12, 2020 that The Daily News was permanently closing its newsroom in Lower Manhattan. The paper will continue to be published. (Karsten Moran/The New York Times)

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As its journalists work remotely during the pandemic, plans for a future workplace are uncertain

FILE PHOTO: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks during a joint press conference held with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at Admiralty House in Sydney, Australia, February 28, 2020. REUTERS

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PM Ardern revives her ‘go hard, go early’ approach as officials grapple with a mysterious new cluster of coronavirus cases

The Aditya, India's first solar-powered ferry, generates close to zero polluting emissions and is at least 30 times cheaper to run than its diesel counterparts, a study shows. Photo: The Economics Times

Indian solar ferry flies flag for cleaner water transport

The ferry generates close to zero polluting emissions and is at least 30 times cheaper to run than its diesel counterparts, a study shows

Barcelona's Lionel Messi looks dejected, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Football - Champions League - Quarter Final - FC Barcelona v Bayern Munich - Estadio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal - August 14, 2020. Manu Fernandez/Pool via REUTERS

Bayern debacle among
Barca's worst 5 defeats

The 8-2 drubbing by Bayern Munich in their Champions League quarter-final was one of Barcelona's worst five defeats in a single match

Democratic vice presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris smiles at a campaign event, on her first joint appearance with presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden after being named by Biden as his running mate, at Alexis Dupont High School in Wilmington, Delaware, US, Aug12, 2020. REUTERS

Indian-Americans cheer Harris’s selection

Asian-American political leaders and community advocates describe the choice of Harris as the Democratic vice-presidential nominee as a powerful statement on American possibility

A man looks at frozen food products in a supermarket following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Beijing, China, Aug 13, 2020. REUTERS

Chinese cities find virus in frozen food

Traces of the virus in Brazilian chicken wings and Ecuadorian shrimp packaging raise fears that contaminated food shipments might cause new outbreaks

  • A man sprays disinfectants on a rickshaw and the rickshawpuller before riding the three-wheeler in Dhaka’s Mouchak amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A man sprays disinfectants on a rickshaw and the rickshawpuller before riding the three-wheeler in Dhaka’s Mouchak amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • This photo of Mouchak in Dhaka on Friday shows a grim public apathy towards health rules designed to stem the coronavirus transmission, such as wearing masks and maintaining physical distance. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    This photo of Mouchak in Dhaka on Friday shows a grim public apathy towards health rules designed to stem the coronavirus transmission, such as wearing masks and maintaining physical distance. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Candidates for the Fire Service and Civil Defence jobs stand shoulder to shoulder as they wait to enter Habibullah Bahar University College in Dhaka on Friday for recruitment tests amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Candidates for the Fire Service and Civil Defence jobs stand shoulder to shoulder as they wait to enter Habibullah Bahar University College in Dhaka on Friday for recruitment tests amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Candidates for the Fire Service and Civil Defence jobs overcrowded Habibullah Bahar University College in Dhaka on Friday during recruitment tests without keeping physical distance amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Candidates for the Fire Service and Civil Defence jobs overcrowded Habibullah Bahar University College in Dhaka on Friday during recruitment tests without keeping physical distance amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Candidates for the Fire Service and Civil Defence jobs crowd at the entrance of Habibullah Bahar University College in Dhaka on Friday during recruitment tests amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Candidates for the Fire Service and Civil Defence jobs crowd at the entrance of Habibullah Bahar University College in Dhaka on Friday during recruitment tests amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Baitul Mukarram National Mosque held special prayers after Jum’a on Friday for Aug 15 National Mourning Day, the anniversary of the massacre of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and much of his family. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Baitul Mukarram National Mosque held special prayers after Jum’a on Friday for Aug 15 National Mourning Day, the anniversary of the massacre of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and much of his family. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Baitul Mukarram National Mosque held special prayers after Jum’a on Friday for Aug 15 National Mourning Day, the anniversary of the massacre of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and much of his family. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Baitul Mukarram National Mosque held special prayers after Jum’a on Friday for Aug 15 National Mourning Day, the anniversary of the massacre of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and much of his family. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Members of Bangabandhu Sangskritik Jote lit candles at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Friday to mark Aug 15 National Mourning Day, the anniversary of the massacre of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and much of his family.

    Members of Bangabandhu Sangskritik Jote lit candles at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Friday to mark Aug 15 National Mourning Day, the anniversary of the massacre of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and much of his family.

  • Members of Bangabandhu Sangskritik Jote lit candles at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Friday to mark Aug 15 National Mourning Day, the anniversary of the massacre of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and much of his family.

    Members of Bangabandhu Sangskritik Jote lit candles at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Friday to mark Aug 15 National Mourning Day, the anniversary of the massacre of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and much of his family.

  • A florist in Dhaka’s Shahbagh making wreaths to be placed on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s mural at Dhanmondi 32 to mark Aug 15 National Mourning Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A florist in Dhaka’s Shahbagh making wreaths to be placed on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s mural at Dhanmondi 32 to mark Aug 15 National Mourning Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Florists in Dhaka’s Shahbagh passed a busy Friday making wreaths to be placed on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s mural at Dhanmondi 32 by different organisations to mark Aug 15 National Mourning Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Florists in Dhaka’s Shahbagh passed a busy Friday making wreaths to be placed on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s mural at Dhanmondi 32 by different organisations to mark Aug 15 National Mourning Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A florist in Dhaka’s Shahbagh spraying water on a wreath made for paying respect to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on Aug 15 National Mourning Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A florist in Dhaka’s Shahbagh spraying water on a wreath made for paying respect to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on Aug 15 National Mourning Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man buys a wreath at Shahbagh in Dhaka on Friday ahead of Aug 15 National Mourning Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man buys a wreath at Shahbagh in Dhaka on Friday ahead of Aug 15 National Mourning Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Rent-a-car companies have been using Muktangon, the place for rallies in Dhaka, to park their cars for a long time. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rent-a-car companies have been using Muktangon, the place for rallies in Dhaka, to park their cars for a long time. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Rent-a-car companies have been using Muktangon, the place for rallies in Dhaka, to park their cars for a long time. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rent-a-car companies have been using Muktangon, the place for rallies in Dhaka, to park their cars for a long time. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • With their house and crop fields submerged in floodwaters, this family from Basunia in Sirajdikhan of Munshiganj came to the highway by boat. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    With their house and crop fields submerged in floodwaters, this family from Basunia in Sirajdikhan of Munshiganj came to the highway by boat. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

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