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Bangladesh
  • Infection:156,391
  • Recovery:68,048
  • Death:1,968

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection:10,951,467
  • Recovery:5,801,930
  • Death:523,100

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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President Donald Trump at the White House on June 16, 2020. Mary Trump, whose pending tell-all memoir about her uncle the president has sparked a court fight on the eve of publication, spoke out for the first time publicly about the battle, saying her book has
Trump’s niece contests
bid to bar book publication

Mary Trump speaks out for the first time publicly about the battle, saying her book has ‘deep national relevance’

Why do the rich have so much power?

America is less of a democracy and more of an oligarchy than we like to think

FILE -- A swimmer floats offshore in Negril, Jamaica, in 2016. For now, non-business travellers to Jamaica are restricted to a “Resilient Corridor” along the north coast, from Negril to Portland. (Robert Rausch/The New York Times)

5 Caribbean destinations
reopening this summer

As the region reopens, it faces hurricane season, pandemic-related restrictions and the absence of cruise

Is the five-day office week over?

Most American office workers are in no hurry to return to the office full time, even after the coronavirus is under control

President Donald Trump at the White House on June 16, 2020. Mary Trump, whose pending tell-all memoir about her uncle the president has sparked a court fight on the eve of publication, spoke out for the first time publicly about the battle, saying her book has

Trump’s niece contests
bid to bar book publication

Mary Trump speaks out for the first time publicly about the battle, saying her book has ‘deep national relevance’

Pandemic upends transgender lives

Their struggle for a life of dignity has been compounded by the ongoing crisis

A photo provided by Edward Borlase shows the auditorium of the Theater Royal Plymouth, viewed from backstage, in Plymouth, England. (Edward Borlase via The New York Times)

Cultural life is back in Europe

But in Britain, star artists are begging the government to rescue the arts sector. Will it listen?

Having tough conversations about racism is essential for Blacks and whites in romantic relationships. The New York Times

Advocacy is love language for them

Having tough conversations about racism is essential for Blacks and whites in romantic relationships

In a pandemic-induced recession, it’s more important than ever to take care of our smartphones and other gadgets. (Glenn Harvey/The New York Times)

How to make your
tech last longer

In a pandemic-induced recession, it’s more important than ever to take care of our smartphones and other gadgets

A sign marks the headquarters of Moderna Therapeutics, which is developing a vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Cambridge, Massachusetts, US, May 18, 2020. REUTERS

How Moderna cashing in on
vaccine stock speculation

If the early-stage company loses the race to a COVID-19 vaccine, its value could crash

  • The authorities have put up maps of areas marked as coronavirus red zones with high infection rates and deaths ahead of a 21-day lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The authorities have put up maps of areas marked as coronavirus red zones with high infection rates and deaths ahead of a 21-day lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Workers setting up barricades made of bamboos to stop people from leaving or entering some areas marked as coronavirus hotspots in Dhaka's Wari. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers setting up barricades made of bamboos to stop people from leaving or entering some areas marked as coronavirus hotspots in Dhaka's Wari. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A labourer carrying groceries to a home in Dhaka's Wari on Friday as some areas there will go into lockdown on Saturday to curb the spread of coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A labourer carrying groceries to a home in Dhaka's Wari on Friday as some areas there will go into lockdown on Saturday to curb the spread of coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The authorities made announcements through loudspeakers in Dhaka's Wari on Friday seeking the residents' cooperation to enforce a lockdown to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The authorities made announcements through loudspeakers in Dhaka's Wari on Friday seeking the residents' cooperation to enforce a lockdown to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People sneaked through bamboo-made barricades in Dhaka's Wari on Friday as the authorities are set to enforce lockdowns in some coronavirus hotspots in the area from Saturday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People sneaked through bamboo-made barricades in Dhaka's Wari on Friday as the authorities are set to enforce lockdowns in some coronavirus hotspots in the area from Saturday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A family travelling on a raft of banana trees in search of drinking water as floods leave homes and tube-wells submerged at Char Bagua village in Kurigram's Ulipur Upazila.

    A family travelling on a raft of banana trees in search of drinking water as floods leave homes and tube-wells submerged at Char Bagua village in Kurigram's Ulipur Upazila.

  • A man bathing, a boy catching fish, and a woman and a girl wading through water as the roads and homes at Pateshwari village in Kurigram's Sadar Upazila have been inundated.

    A man bathing, a boy catching fish, and a woman and a girl wading through water as the roads and homes at Pateshwari village in Kurigram's Sadar Upazila have been inundated.

  • The authorities made announcements via loudhailers urging shoppers to keep physical distance at Bashundhara City shopping mall in Dhaka on Friday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The authorities made announcements via loudhailers urging shoppers to keep physical distance at Bashundhara City shopping mall in Dhaka on Friday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The authorities have restricted the numbers of people using elevators and accelerators to ensure physical distancing to reduce the risk of coronavirus infection at Bashundhara City shopping mall in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The authorities have restricted the numbers of people using elevators and accelerators to ensure physical distancing to reduce the risk of coronavirus infection at Bashundhara City shopping mall in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Shoppers overcrowded the mobile phone shops at Bashundhara City mall in Dhaka on Friday despite risks of coronavirus infection. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Shoppers overcrowded the mobile phone shops at Bashundhara City mall in Dhaka on Friday despite risks of coronavirus infection. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Makeshift rafts are a common mode of transportation for the people affected by the flood at Bhelakopa in Kurigram Sadar Upazila. They use rafts made of banana trunk to collect daily commodities and meet neighbours.

    Makeshift rafts are a common mode of transportation for the people affected by the flood at Bhelakopa in Kurigram Sadar Upazila. They use rafts made of banana trunk to collect daily commodities and meet neighbours.

  • Thousands of people living in various villages in Bhelakopa in Kurigram municipality have been severely affected by floods. The situation has remained unchanged over the past seven days.

    Thousands of people living in various villages in Bhelakopa in Kurigram municipality have been severely affected by floods. The situation has remained unchanged over the past seven days.

  • Bhelakopa in Kurigram Sadar Upazila remains inundated even though the water level on the Dharla River is starting to recede.

    Bhelakopa in Kurigram Sadar Upazila remains inundated even though the water level on the Dharla River is starting to recede.

  • A family affected by the flood took shelter in an embankment at Bhelakopa in Kurigram Sadar Upazila.

    A family affected by the flood took shelter in an embankment at Bhelakopa in Kurigram Sadar Upazila.

  • As houses are getting submerged, people have taken shelter on rooftops in Gaburjan village in Hatia Union of Kurigram's Ulipur Upazila.

    As houses are getting submerged, people have taken shelter on rooftops in Gaburjan village in Hatia Union of Kurigram's Ulipur Upazila.

  • The residents of Dagarkuti village in Hatia Union of Kurigram’s Ulipur Upazila took shelter in the embankments after their homes and other valuables were inundated.

    The residents of Dagarkuti village in Hatia Union of Kurigram’s Ulipur Upazila took shelter in the embankments after their homes and other valuables were inundated.

  • Personal protective clothings are on display at a shop in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi as they have made their way to the fashion houses amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Personal protective clothings are on display at a shop in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi as they have made their way to the fashion houses amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal or BasaD took out a procession from outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Friday against the government decision to shut down state-owned jute mills.

    Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal or BasaD took out a procession from outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Friday against the government decision to shut down state-owned jute mills.

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Biman plans Dhaka-Toronto flights

It hopes to launch the direct flight in October

Travellers walk through Heathrow airport in London, March 16, 2020. Britain had imposed a mandatory quarantine on travellers arriving in the country by air to try to avert a new wave of coronavirus infections. (Andrew Testa/The New York Times)

England retains quarantine for visitors from US

The move deepens the isolation of America and delivers another rebuke to Trump for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic

Actor Johnny Depp leaves the High Court in London, Britain, Feb 26, 2020. REUTERS/FILE

Johnny Depp's libel case can go ahead: UK

The actor filed the case against a newspaper for calling him a ‘wife beater’ in a 2018 report