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Bangladesh
  • Infection:196,323
  • Recovery:1,06,963
  • Death:2,496

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection:13,565,868
  • Recovery:7,570,721
  • Death:584,385

Source: Johns Hopkins University

The wedding pendulum

Whether we like it or not, the pandemic has made us take a step back in adult marriages and a step forward in child marriages

Environmental activist Greta Thunberg participates in a video conversation with Johan Rockstrom, who joins from Germany, about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the environment at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, Sweden on Apr 22, 2020. REUTERS

Thunberg demands 'crisis' response to climate change

The Swedish activist says people in power have practically ‘given up’ on the possibility of handing over a decent future to coming generations

A beauty salon in Milan on May 18, 2020, after more than two months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Masks prevent 139 salon clients from falling sick

Study findings reiterate what scientists have been saying for months: Face masks are an essential part of the disease-prevention tool kit

Brides wearing wedding dresses hold a flash mob near Trevi fountain to protest against the postponement of their weddings due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Rome. REUTERS

Turn your relationship into a work of art

As coronavirus pandemic upended wedding plans and industry jobs, many couples rescheduled their engagement photo shoots in order to follow social distancing guidelines

A boy wearing a face shield watches kids playing, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Tehran, Iran, Jul 8, 2020. REUTERS /FILE

Iran faces shortage of medics, beds

Virus cases spike again in Iran as the country is tackling a powerful second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic

A protester covered in turmeric powder protests by lying down on the sidewalk of a street during a demonstration demanding a more effective government response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Jun 20, 2020. REUTERS

Virus, pests leave Nepal fearing hunger

With crucial migrant jobs, remittances and crops disappearing, families in Nepal face a growing risk of hunger and worsening poverty this year

Maboula Soumahoro in her Paris apartment on June 30, 2020. The New York Times

France experiencing a racial awakening

With an eye on the US, children of immigrants from Africa and the Caribbean are bringing race into the public discourse, in a perceived challenge to France’s universalism

FILE -- The front doors of Public School 23 in New York, April 11, 2020. New York officials are preparing to bring students back for only part-time instruction in the fall. (Victor J Blue/The New York Times)

Virus resurgence threatens US economic recovery

Hopes for a rebound are endangered by prolonged closures of schools, renewed state restrictions on business

Actor Johnny Depp reacts as he arrives at the High Court in London, Britain July 16, 2020. REUTERS

Depp was punched by Heard: UK court

He says it was he who suffered domestic violence at the hands of Heard during their relationship

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina plants a tree at Gonobhaban on Thursday to kick off the national tree plantation campaign under which 10 million seeds will be distributed across the country to mark the Mujib Year. Photo: PID

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina plants a tree at Gonobhaban on Thursday to kick off the national tree plantation campaign under which 10 million seeds will be distributed across the country to mark the Mujib Year. Photo: PID

  • Police produce Regent Group's Chairman Mohammad Shahed in Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Thursday to seek permission to interrogate him in remand for his role in a COVID-19 test scam that roiled Bangladesh’s healthcare sector.

    Police produce Regent Group's Chairman Mohammad Shahed in Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Thursday to seek permission to interrogate him in remand for his role in a COVID-19 test scam that roiled Bangladesh’s healthcare sector.

  • Police produce Regent Group's Chairman Mohammad Shahed in Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Thursday to seek permission to interrogate him in remand for his role in a COVID-19 test scam that roiled Bangladesh’s healthcare sector.

    Police produce Regent Group's Chairman Mohammad Shahed in Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Thursday to seek permission to interrogate him in remand for his role in a COVID-19 test scam that roiled Bangladesh’s healthcare sector.

  • RAB personnel escorting Mohammad Shahed, the disgraced chairman of Regent Hospital, after raiding his office in Dhaka's Uttara. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    RAB personnel escorting Mohammad Shahed, the disgraced chairman of Regent Hospital, after raiding his office in Dhaka's Uttara. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The RAB raided an office of controversial brusinessman Regent Group Chairman Mohammad Shahed in Dhaka's Uttara after arresting him in Satkhira. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The RAB raided an office of controversial brusinessman Regent Group Chairman Mohammad Shahed in Dhaka's Uttara after arresting him in Satkhira. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The RAB arrested Mohammad Shahed, disgraced in Regent Hospital COVID-19 scam, with a loaded pistol on him at a village bordering India in Satkhira's Debhata on Wednesday. Photo: RAB

    The RAB arrested Mohammad Shahed, disgraced in Regent Hospital COVID-19 scam, with a loaded pistol on him at a village bordering India in Satkhira's Debhata on Wednesday. Photo: RAB

  • RAB personnel escorting Mohammad Shahed after the arrest of the Regent Hospital chairman accused of fraud at Satkhira border on Wednesday. Photo: RAB

    RAB personnel escorting Mohammad Shahed after the arrest of the Regent Hospital chairman accused of fraud at Satkhira border on Wednesday. Photo: RAB

  • Mohammad Shahed in RAB custody after the arrest of the Regent Hospital chairman accused of fraud at Satkhira border on Wednesday. Photo: RAB

    Mohammad Shahed in RAB custody after the arrest of the Regent Hospital chairman accused of fraud at Satkhira border on Wednesday. Photo: RAB

  • Relatives brought Ayesha Begum for admission to Chattogram Medical College Hospital for breathing difficulty. Photo: Suman Babu

    Relatives brought Ayesha Begum for admission to Chattogram Medical College Hospital for breathing difficulty. Photo: Suman Babu

  • An elderly patient with fever and breathing problem being admitted to Chattogram Medical College Hospital’s flu corner. Photo: Suman Babu

    An elderly patient with fever and breathing problem being admitted to Chattogram Medical College Hospital’s flu corner. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Jotsnya Begum from Chakoria, suffering from breathing problem and chest pain, arrives at Chattogram Medical College Hospital’s emergency department after undergoing tests at a private hospital. Photo: Suman Babu

    Jotsnya Begum from Chakoria, suffering from breathing problem and chest pain, arrives at Chattogram Medical College Hospital’s emergency department after undergoing tests at a private hospital. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Mohammed Shahed, chairman of Regent Hospital, was airlifted to Dhaka's old airport after he was apprehended by RAB on the Satkhira frontier for his roles in a COVID-19 test scam that roiled Bangladesh’s healthcare sector. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Mohammed Shahed, chairman of Regent Hospital, was airlifted to Dhaka's old airport after he was apprehended by RAB on the Satkhira frontier for his roles in a COVID-19 test scam that roiled Bangladesh’s healthcare sector. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Mohammed Shahed, chairman of Regent Hospital, was airlifted to Dhaka's old airport after he was apprehended by RAB on the Satkhira frontier for his roles in a COVID-19 test scam that roiled Bangladesh’s healthcare sector. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Mohammed Shahed, chairman of Regent Hospital, was airlifted to Dhaka's old airport after he was apprehended by RAB on the Satkhira frontier for his roles in a COVID-19 test scam that roiled Bangladesh’s healthcare sector. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Mohammed Shahed, chairman of Regent Hospital, was airlifted to Dhaka's old airport after he was apprehended by RAB on the Satkhira frontier for his roles in a COVID-19 test scam that roiled Bangladesh’s healthcare sector. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Mohammed Shahed, chairman of Regent Hospital, was airlifted to Dhaka's old airport after he was apprehended by RAB on the Satkhira frontier for his roles in a COVID-19 test scam that roiled Bangladesh’s healthcare sector. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Mohammed Shahed, chairman of Regent Hospital, was airlifted to Dhaka's old airport after he was apprehended by RAB on the Satkhira frontier for his roles in a COVID-19 test scam that roiled Bangladesh’s healthcare sector. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Mohammed Shahed, chairman of Regent Hospital, was airlifted to Dhaka's old airport after he was apprehended by RAB on the Satkhira frontier for his roles in a COVID-19 test scam that roiled Bangladesh’s healthcare sector. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • RAB Executive Magistrate Sarwoer Alam leaving a house in Dhaka’s Uttara on Wednesday after a raid following information given by Regent Hospital Chairman Mohammad Shahed, who has been arrested in a COVID-19 scandal. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    RAB Executive Magistrate Sarwoer Alam leaving a house in Dhaka’s Uttara on Wednesday after a raid following information given by Regent Hospital Chairman Mohammad Shahed, who has been arrested in a COVID-19 scandal. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Preparations under way to set up a cattle market in Chattogram’s Sagorika Bazar ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Suman Babu

    Preparations under way to set up a cattle market in Chattogram’s Sagorika Bazar ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Preparations under way to set up a cattle market in Chattogram’s Sagorika Bazar ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Suman Babu

    Preparations under way to set up a cattle market in Chattogram’s Sagorika Bazar ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Suman Babu

  • The flood situation worsens in Gaibandha as river water level continue to surge in the district. Flood-affected residents of Gobindapur in Shaghata Upazila are moving their livestock to safety.

    The flood situation worsens in Gaibandha as river water level continue to surge in the district. Flood-affected residents of Gobindapur in Shaghata Upazila are moving their livestock to safety.

  • The Kurigram- Bhurungamari road in Gaibandha is submerged as the Dharala River continued to swell.

    The Kurigram- Bhurungamari road in Gaibandha is submerged as the Dharala River continued to swell.

  • Roads and Highways Department officials place sandbags on Kurigram- Bhurungamari road to prevent flooding as the Dharala River's water level rises.

    Roads and Highways Department officials place sandbags on Kurigram- Bhurungamari road to prevent flooding as the Dharala River's water level rises.

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A view shows a Huawei logo at Huawei Technologies France headquarters in Boulogne-Billancourt near Paris, France, July 15, 2020. REUTERS

China vows ‘necessary measures to Huawei ban

Britain’s ‘discriminatory’ can on Huawei has damaged China’s investment confidence in the country

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India posts first trade surplus in 18 years

Imports plunge as the pandemic depresses domestic demand for crude oil, gold, other industrial products

Actor Johnny Depp reacts as he arrives at the High Court in London, Britain July 16, 2020. REUTERS

Depp was punched by Heard: UK court

He says it was he who suffered domestic violence at the hands of Heard during their relationship