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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 40,321
  • Recovery: 8,425
  • Death: 559

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection:57,07,163
  • Recovery:23,61,612
  • Death:3,55,956

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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Toronto Star vows to
keep liberal voice

The trusts of the five families that have controlled the Star for 62 years announced that the company’s board had approved its sale to two Toronto financiers

Bridget Quinn, an organiser of the Metro Detroit COVID-19 Support Facebook group, near his home in Warren, Mich, May 5, 2020. The New York Times

‘Inherently political’ virus help on  Facebook

Americans turn to one another for help instead of to the government or nonprofit organisations, believing that the system is so broken that assistance will never come

A gay rights activist holds a rainbow flag while marching in downtown Belgrade Sep 27, 2013. REUTERS

Malaysian wins right to challenge gay sex ban

The country’s top court has given the landmark right for a man to challenge an Islamic ban on ‘sex against order of nature’

An employee, wearing a protective face mask, sprays disinfectant on a shelf with shoes on display inside the department store Le Printemps Haussmann in Paris as France eases gradually its lockdown measures and restrictions following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in France, May 28, 2020. REUTERS

World emerges from lockdown with mixed feelings

People are looking back at time spent cut off from friends, family and colleagues and forward to what happens next

FILE -- A staff member wears a mask while working at Chops in Atlanta, May 8, 2020. In most places, takeout and delivery are still the most available and convenient option for those who would rather not cook during the coronavirus pandemic. (Peyton Fulford/The New York Times)

Is takeout and delivery food safe?

Here are some answers from health experts

A child reacts while undergoing nucleic acid testing in Wuhan, the Chinese city hit hardest by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, Hubei province, China May 16, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song

How Wuhan tested 6.5m for virus in days

Thousands of medical and other workers were mobilised in a feat that some health experts and residents questioned

Protesters gather at the scene where George Floyd, an unarmed black man, was pinned down by a police officer kneeling on his neck before later dying in hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota, US, May 26, 2020. REUTERS

4 US officers fired after black man dies in custody

The initial police account of Floyd’s death in Minneapolis did not mention that an officer’s knee pinned him to the ground. “Please, I can’t breathe,” he said

Jyoti Kumari carries her father on the back of her bicycle, in Darbhanga, Bihar, India May 21, 2020. REUTERS

'I was determined'

Girl who cycled injured dad across India says she never thought of giving up after promising her mother to get him home safely

  • The kitchen market in Dhaka’s Mirpur-1 has been relocated to the main road to ensure social distancing. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The kitchen market in Dhaka’s Mirpur-1 has been relocated to the main road to ensure social distancing. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The kitchen market in Dhaka’s Mirpur-1 has been relocated to the main road but traders and customers show little or no respect to the social distancing rules amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The kitchen market in Dhaka’s Mirpur-1 has been relocated to the main road but traders and customers show little or no respect to the social distancing rules amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Owners have relocated the kitchen market shops in Dhaka’s Mirpur-1 under colourful umbrellas along the main road to ensure social distancing. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Owners have relocated the kitchen market shops in Dhaka’s Mirpur-1 under colourful umbrellas along the main road to ensure social distancing. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Travellers swarm the Shimulia jetty in Munshiganj on Thursday as they seek to return to work in Dhaka at the end of the Eid-ul-Fitr holiday after the government decided against extending the nationwide shutdown over the coronavirus beyond May 30.

    Travellers swarm the Shimulia jetty in Munshiganj on Thursday as they seek to return to work in Dhaka at the end of the Eid-ul-Fitr holiday after the government decided against extending the nationwide shutdown over the coronavirus beyond May 30.

  • Travellers swarm the Shimulia jetty in Munshiganj on Thursday as they seek to return to work in Dhaka at the end of the Eid-ul-Fitr holiday after the government decided against extending the nationwide shutdown over the coronavirus beyond May 30.

    Travellers swarm the Shimulia jetty in Munshiganj on Thursday as they seek to return to work in Dhaka at the end of the Eid-ul-Fitr holiday after the government decided against extending the nationwide shutdown over the coronavirus beyond May 30.

  • A fire burnt down the tent-like coronavirus unit of the United Hospital in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Wednesday night killing five COVID-19 patients.

    A fire burnt down the tent-like coronavirus unit of the United Hospital in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Wednesday night killing five COVID-19 patients.

  • A fire burnt down the tent-like coronavirus unit of the United Hospital in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Wednesday night killing five COVID-19 patients.

    A fire burnt down the tent-like coronavirus unit of the United Hospital in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Wednesday night killing five COVID-19 patients.

  • Fire Service and Civil Defence workers removing a felled tree in front of the Supreme Court on Wednesday after an early morning storm.

    Fire Service and Civil Defence workers removing a felled tree in front of the Supreme Court on Wednesday after an early morning storm.

  • A nor'wester kncoked down some trees in front of the Supreme Court in Dhaka early Wednesday morning.

    A nor'wester kncoked down some trees in front of the Supreme Court in Dhaka early Wednesday morning.

  • A storm felled some trees on the street in Dhaka's Kantabon on Wednesday early morning.

    A storm felled some trees on the street in Dhaka's Kantabon on Wednesday early morning.

  • A storm felled a tree on a house in Joypurhat Wednesday early morning, killing four people.

    A storm felled a tree on a house in Joypurhat Wednesday early morning, killing four people.

  • A storm felled a tree on a house in Joypurhat Wednesday early morning, killing four people.

    A storm felled a tree on a house in Joypurhat Wednesday early morning, killing four people.

  • A street at Kazipara in Dhaka's Mirpur went under water after rains early Wednesday morning. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A street at Kazipara in Dhaka's Mirpur went under water after rains early Wednesday morning. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A street at Kazipara in Dhaka's Mirpur went under water after rains early Wednesday morning. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A street at Kazipara in Dhaka's Mirpur went under water after rains early Wednesday morning. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Residents of Kazipara in Dhaka's Mirpur faced trouble on waterlogged streets when they went outdoors amid the coronavirus shutdown on Wednesday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Residents of Kazipara in Dhaka's Mirpur faced trouble on waterlogged streets when they went outdoors amid the coronavirus shutdown on Wednesday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Thet main road at Kazipara in Dhaka's Mirpur went under water after rains on Wednesday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Thet main road at Kazipara in Dhaka's Mirpur went under water after rains on Wednesday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Metrorail workers moving a roadblock on the waterlogged road at Kazipara in Dhaka's Mirpur on Wednesday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Metrorail workers moving a roadblock on the waterlogged road at Kazipara in Dhaka's Mirpur on Wednesday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A view of the waterlogged main road at Kazipara in Dhaka's Mirpur after rains on Wednesday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A view of the waterlogged main road at Kazipara in Dhaka's Mirpur after rains on Wednesday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

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