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Bangladesh
  • Infection:257,600
  • Recovery:148,370
  • Death:3,399

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection:19,654,273
  • Recovery:11,945,576
  • Death:727,111

Source: Johns Hopkins University

The 1950s China, echoed today

William Stevenson was one of the first foreign correspondents to visit China. Decades later, despite its transformation, his daughter recognises the same country

Mohammed Jafar, 21, poses for a picture along with widows of his three brothers, their children and his father, in Kunar, Afghanistan August 7, 2020. His brothers were killed in a Taliban suicide attack in 2016 in Kunar province and their wives were later married to him. Reuters

Hope for peace comes at a price: Afghan war victims

The idea to forgive war criminals is depressing for the war victims

Protesters hold up their phones during a demonstration, after activist leaders arrested on Friday and held overnight in connection with recent anti-government protests were granted a bail, in Bangkok, Thailand August 8, 2020. Reuters

Thai anti-government protesters hold rallies

Students are planning more protests in Bangkok on Monday calling for new elections and constitutional reforms

Sage Karam, an IndyCar rookie many consider the sport’s future star, in his race car at the Pocono Raceway in Long Pond. The New York Times

A Formula One season like no other

F1 race changes arrangements as coronavirus pandemic spreads

Crosses, balloons and Brazilian flags are seen at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, placed by members of the NGO Rio de Paz in tribute to the one hundred thousand mortal victims of the coronavirus disease in Brazil on Aug 8, 2020. REUTERS

Why the coronavirus is more likely to ‘superspread’ than the flu

A confluence of factors — a person in the wrong place at the wrong point in their infection — sets the stage for “explosive transmission”

Visitors pay their respects at the tomb of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in Beirut on July 24, 2010. THE NEW YORK TIMES

Long-awaited Hariri assassination verdicts loom

The Hariri proceedings cost nearly $700 million, took many years and became a virtual industry unto itself, with a staff of nearly 400 and 11 full-time judges

A photo provided by Cumberland County, N.J., Department of Corrections, of Zachary Latham, 18, who is charged with manslaughter in the killing of his neighbour, William Durham, in South Jersey. Durham’s family is accusing Latham of committing the slaying to become “TikTok famous,” even as they also face charges for their roles in the deadly altercation. (Cumberland County, N.J., Department of Corrections via The New York Times)

US man accused of killing
to become ‘TikTok famous’

Zachary Latham and the Durham family were South Jersey neighbours who did not get along. Ultimately, their conflict turned fatal

Officials inspect the site where a passenger plane crashed when it overshot the runway at the Calicut International Airport in Karipur, in the southern state of Kerala, India, August 8, 2020. REUTERS

What is a 'table-top runway'?

At least 18 people died in India's Kozhikode after a Boeing-737 overshot a runway known as a 'table-top' in the aviation industry

An evening on the banks of Turag River

Moving along Mirpur's Beribadh, the Turag River gradually comes into view with people absorbed in the tranquil sights and sounds on its banks to mark the new normal

  • A part of the road linking the entrance of Birulia village with Savar’s Birulia Bridge has been submerged. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A part of the road linking the entrance of Birulia village with Savar’s Birulia Bridge has been submerged. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A resident Birulia village taking his goats for feeding amid floods in Savar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A resident Birulia village taking his goats for feeding amid floods in Savar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Rising water of the Turag river has flooded a number of homes at Birulia’s Pipulia in Savar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Rising water of the Turag river has flooded a number of homes at Birulia’s Pipulia in Savar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • ‘Swapan’, a resident of Birulia’s Pipulia in Savar, making bed while his elder son ‘Sujon’ is washing furniture with water in their partially submerged home amid floods. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    ‘Swapan’, a resident of Birulia’s Pipulia in Savar, making bed while his elder son ‘Sujon’ is washing furniture with water in their partially submerged home amid floods. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • ‘Swapan’, a sanitary worker at Birulia’s Pipulia in Savar, is spending his days catching fish from the roof of their partially submerged home amid floods as the coronavirus pandemic has left him jobless. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    ‘Swapan’, a sanitary worker at Birulia’s Pipulia in Savar, is spending his days catching fish from the roof of their partially submerged home amid floods as the coronavirus pandemic has left him jobless. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A red flag is placed on a pothole to prevent mishaps on the road to Hazrat Shahjalal Internation Airport in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A red flag is placed on a pothole to prevent mishaps on the road to Hazrat Shahjalal Internation Airport in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Uttara is clogged with traffic after being virtually empty during the Eid-ul-Azha holidays. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Uttara is clogged with traffic after being virtually empty during the Eid-ul-Azha holidays. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Uttara is clogged with traffic after being virtually empty during the Eid-ul-Azha holidays. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Uttara is clogged with traffic after being virtually empty during the Eid-ul-Azha holidays. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A shepherd returns home with his buffaloes on a cloudy afternoon in Natore’s Lalpur. Photo: Anisur Rahman

    A shepherd returns home with his buffaloes on a cloudy afternoon in Natore’s Lalpur. Photo: Anisur Rahman

  • A shepherd returns home with his sheep in Natore’s Lalpur. Photo: Anisur Rahman

    A shepherd returns home with his sheep in Natore’s Lalpur. Photo: Anisur Rahman

  • A mobile library of the Bishwo Shahitto Kendro or World Literature Centre was without readers on the Dhaka University campus on Saturday amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A mobile library of the Bishwo Shahitto Kendro or World Literature Centre was without readers on the Dhaka University campus on Saturday amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A mobile library of the Bishwo Shahitto Kendro or World Literature Centre was without readers on the Dhaka University campus on Saturday amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A mobile library of the Bishwo Shahitto Kendro or World Literature Centre was without readers on the Dhaka University campus on Saturday amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Doctors at Dhaka Medical College Hospital sent Ranjan Sarker, a patient from Sunamganj with kidney problems, to Mitford Hospital on Saturday after he visited four other hospitals for treatment. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Doctors at Dhaka Medical College Hospital sent Ranjan Sarker, a patient from Sunamganj with kidney problems, to Mitford Hospital on Saturday after he visited four other hospitals for treatment. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Students of Stamford University staged a human-chain demonstration outside the institution in Dhaka’s Siddheswari on Saturday demanding release of their peers Shipra Debnath and Shahadul Islam Sefat, who were working on a travel documentary with Sinha Md Rashed Khan when the ex-army major was shot dead by police. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Students of Stamford University staged a human-chain demonstration outside the institution in Dhaka’s Siddheswari on Saturday demanding release of their peers Shipra Debnath and Shahadul Islam Sefat, who were working on a travel documentary with Sinha Md Rashed Khan when the ex-army major was shot dead by police. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Students of Stamford University took out a procession outside the institution in Dhaka’s Siddheswari on Saturday demanding release of their peers Shipra Debnath and Shahadul Islam Sefat, who were working on a travel documentary with Sinha Md Rashed Khan when the ex-army major was shot dead by police. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Students of Stamford University took out a procession outside the institution in Dhaka’s Siddheswari on Saturday demanding release of their peers Shipra Debnath and Shahadul Islam Sefat, who were working on a travel documentary with Sinha Md Rashed Khan when the ex-army major was shot dead by police. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A mobile library of the Bishwo Shahitto Kendro or World Literature Centre was without readers on the Dhaka University campus on Saturday amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A mobile library of the Bishwo Shahitto Kendro or World Literature Centre was without readers on the Dhaka University campus on Saturday amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Animal hides are loaded onto a cart for transportation to a tannery at Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Animal hides are loaded onto a cart for transportation to a tannery at Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Workers separate different grades of animal hides at a tannery in Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers separate different grades of animal hides at a tannery in Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Processed leather is being dried at a tannery in Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Processed leather is being dried at a tannery in Savar leather industrial estate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

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FILE PHOTO: A TikTok logo is displayed on a smartphone in this illustration taken January 6, 2020. REUTERS

Twitter interested in buying TikTok's US operations

Experts raise doubts over Twitter's ability to put together financing for a potential deal

Lebanese call for an uprising after protests rocked Beirut

Some Lebanese called for a sustained uprising to topple their leaders amid public fury over this week’s devastating explosion in Beirut.

Alauddin Ali dies

The 68-year-old was suffering from pneumonia and infection in blood besides battling cancer for a long time