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Mominul, Mushfiqur put Tigers on top

Bangladesh extend their lead past 100 against Zimbabwe in Mirpur

The life still inspiring art

If you have visited the Dhaka Art Summit, you couldn’t miss out on the exhibition

Pedestrians are reflected in a window in front of a board displaying stock prices at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in Sydney, Australia, Feb 9, 2018. REUTERS

Global shares drop, gold surges

It comes as investors scurry for safety amid the new coronavirus outbreak

A mother carries her child through flood waters on Batasan, an island in the Philippines, Nov 28, 2019. The New York Times

Schools move to the rafters and cats swim in Batasan

On an island in the Philippines, waterlogged for one-third of every year, residents adjust to their sodden existence instead of fleeing

Doris Wolanski, now 71, shows a photo of herself as a child with her mother on the balcony of their apartment in Cairo during her recent return to the city, Feb 17, 2020. Egypt’s Jewish community, which at its peak numbered 80,000, before they were pressured to leave during the Arab-Israeli wars of the 1950s and 1960s, is now racing toward extinction. (Sima Diab/The New York Times)

A bittersweet homecoming for Egypt’s Jews

Jews were pressured to leave Egypt during the Arab-Israeli wars of the 1950s and 1960s

Modi has opted to appeal to Trump’s first love — crowd size — as he stages a rally of more than 100,000 people at a huge stadium in Ahmedabad on Monday Feb 24, 2020, for the visiting US president. The New York Times

India aims to put on a show for Trump

World leaders face the challenge of finding ways to entertain and impress President Trump, who relishes spectacle

A Chinese flag flutters at the Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China Oct 25, 2019. REUTERS

WSJ: tensions rise over ‘sick man’ China headline

A total of 53 reporters and editors at The Journal have asked for a change in the headline

A train attendant waits to check passengers at the entrance of a nearly deserted railway station in Beijing, Feb 14, 2020. The New York Times

Fears of coronavirus pandemic rise

Health officials call the surge in reported infections in Iran and three more continents ‘very worrisome’

A photo provided by the Parks Canada Agency of a diver holding a decanter recovered from the HMS Erebus, one of two English naval ships that vanished more than 170 years ago while searching for a Northwest passage across the Canadian Arctic. The New York Times

Shipwreck yields artifacts of missing seafarers

The artifacts are recovered from the HMS Erebus, which set off from England in 1845 before vanishing in Canada's arctic

Actor Angelina Jolie joins in a press briefing as she visits Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Feb 5, 2018. REUTERS

Jolie applauds Bangladesh

The UNHCR’s special envoy wrote a letter to PM Hasina

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Pedestrians are reflected in a window in front of a board displaying stock prices at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in Sydney, Australia, Feb 9, 2018. REUTERS

Global shares drop, gold surges

It comes as investors scurry for safety amid the new coronavirus outbreak

Flame and smoke are seen during Israeli air strikes in the southern Gaza Strip Feb 23, 2020. REUTERS

2 die in Israel's Damascus strike

Members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad were killed in the attack

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at The Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs, Colo, Thursday, Feb 20, 2020. The New York Times

Trump decries Oscar win for 'Parasite’

‘And the winner is a movie from South Korea,’ the president says at a rally. ‘What the hell was that all about?’