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62nd Grammy Awards - Show - Los Angeles, California, US, Jan 26, 2020 - Show host Alicia Keys speaks about the passing of NBA basketball player Kobe Bryant (seen on large screen). REUTERS
Kobe Bryant remembered at Grammy Awards

The NBA great was killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday

Oil slides on coronavirus fears

Traders reassess whether China will be able to generate the strong economic growth needed to rebalance the market

Hasina sends food
to Shakib, Shishir

The couple say the prime minister herself cooked Shishir’s favourite items

Kobe Bryant waves to the crowd near the end of a 120-111 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena. David Richard-USA TODAY Sports via Reuters

Bryant, one of basketball's greatests

A transcendent star who went straight from high school to the game's biggest stage, Bryant is killed in a helicopter crash

A police van is seen in a cordoned-off area, in front of a house where a shooting took place in Rot am See, Germany, January 24, 2020. Reuters

Man kills six family
members in Germany

The victims include his parents

Tourists wearing protective masks arrive on a Hainan Airlines flight from Beijing at Benito Juarez international airport in Mexico City, Mexico Jan 24, 2020. REUTERS

Virus-hit Shanghai shuts down all cinemas

The outbreak prompts seven Chinese films that were set to release during Lunar New Year holiday to postpone screenings

Workers from local disease control and prevention department in protective suits disinfect a residential area following the outbreak of a new coronavirus, in Ruichang, Jiangxi province, China Jan 25, 2020. REUTERS

How a virus impacts the economy, markets

A study estimates that pandemic disease events would cost the global economy over $6 trillion in the 21st century - over $60 billion per year

Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health speaks to the media about the Zika virus in Washington, US, Aug 11, 2016. REUTERS/FILE

Scientists begin work on China virus vaccine

The research group starts vaccine development work with the virus genetic code in hand

Medical personnel at Rome's Fiumicino airport prepare to check passengers arriving from China's Wuhan for signs of coronavirus in Rome, Italy, Jan 23, 2020. Aeroporti di Roma (AdR)/Handout via REUTERS

Coronavirus: 100 under observation in India

PMO reviews India's preparedness to deal with any situation

A poster supporting Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi is seen in a shop in Yangon, Myanmar, Jan 23, 2020. REUTERS

Myanmar already protecting Rohingyas: NLD

The ruling party shrugs off the world court’s order to stop genocidal acts against the ethnic minority

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GP seeks to pay Tk 5.75bn

It is 25 percent of the amount it was ordered to pay

FILE PHOTO: Passengers arrive at LAX from Shanghai, China, after a positive case of the coronavirus was announced in the Orange County suburb of Los Angeles, California, US, Jan 26, 2020. REUTERS

Update on the coronavirus outbreak

The virus has killed 80 people in China so far and infected more than 2,750 globally

Tourists wearing protective masks arrive on a Hainan Airlines flight from Beijing at Benito Juarez international airport in Mexico City, Mexico Jan 24, 2020. REUTERS

Virus-hit Shanghai shuts down all cinemas

The outbreak prompts seven Chinese films that were set to release during Lunar New Year holiday to postpone screenings