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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 861,150
  • Recovery: 779,796
  • Death: 13,702

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 178,927,817
  • Recovery: 3,405,121
  • Death: 3,875,915

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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Workers prepare foodstuff for beneficiaries at a food distribution centre supported by the World Food Programme in Sanaa, Yemen June 3, 2020. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
UN agency says 41m
on verge of famine

Another half a million are already experiencing famine-like conditions, according to the World Food Programme

The American renaissance has begun

Americans are shifting their personal lives to address common problems. Nobody knows where this national journey will take them, but the voyage has begun

People wait to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in Brownsville, Texas on June 8, 2021. While officials across the country have offered free beer, concert tickets and millions of dollars in lottery winnings to encourage vaccinations, residents of the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas have needed little prodding. Unrelenting exposure to death and disease has been enough incentive.(Verónica G. Cárdenas/The New York Times)

South Texas keen on vaccination

Officials across the US offer incentives to encourage vaccinations, but residents of the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas needed little prodding

COVID delays routine
vaccination of children

Amid the desperate scramble for COVID vaccines, children are missing shots for TB, polio, measles

Reef fish swim above recovering coral colonies on the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Cairns, Australia October 25, 2019. REUTERS

Great Barrier Reef should be listed as 'in danger': UN

The long-term outlook for the world's biggest coral reef system had deteriorated and action was needed to counter the effects of climate change, said UNESCO

Members of the Sindh Police’s in-line skating unit during a break in training in Karachi, Pakistan. Saiyna Bashir for The New York Times

Pakistan police don skates to fight terrorism

The police in Karachi, Pakistan, put 20 officers on in-line skates for counterterrorism patrols and to soften the force’s image. Critics call it a publicity stunt

A girl walks past a tent at a camp for internally displaced people (IDPs) in Marib, Yemen April 5, 2021. REUTERS

End of Yemen quagmire?

As Yemen pushed to brink of famine, talks hinge on lifting blockade to unlock truce

FILE -- An aerial view of Byron Bay, Australia, April 27, 2021. Going to bed early and waking up early may help to provide some protection against depression, a new study suggests. (Matthew Abbott/The New York Times)

Morning people may have lower risk of depression

Going to bed early and waking up early may help to provide some protection against depression, a new study suggests

Football - Euro 2020 - France Training - Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany - Jun 14, 2021, General view of the inside the stadium during training. REUTERS

UEFA turn down
request for 'rainbow
lights' in Munich

The city’s mayor Reiter wanted to light up the stadium in rainbow colours for Wednesday's Euro 2020 match between Germany and Hungary

Hong Kong's Tsang Yin-Hung, 45, who scaled Mount Everest in less than 26 hours, the shortest time taken by any woman after starting from the base camp, waves for a picture upon her arrival after climbing Everest, in Kathmandu, Nepal May 30, 2021. REUTERS

Record-breaking
female climber
stranded in Nepal

Tsang, who climbed Mount Everest in 25 hours and 50 minutes, says getting back home appears harder than her ascent to the peak

  • An elderly patient arrives at Chattogram Medical College Hospital with respiratory issues and other diseases from Chandanaish Upazila on Tuesday, Jun 22, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    An elderly patient arrives at Chattogram Medical College Hospital with respiratory issues and other diseases from Chandanaish Upazila on Tuesday, Jun 22, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Morsheda Begum arrived in Dhaka from Gazipur on Tuesday morning with a case of diarrhoea. With her condition worsening, she was rushed to Mohakhali’s icddr,b. The doctors there transferred her to DNCC's COVID-19 hospital after she showed symptoms of the coronavirus illness. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Morsheda Begum arrived in Dhaka from Gazipur on Tuesday morning with a case of diarrhoea. With her condition worsening, she was rushed to Mohakhali’s icddr,b. The doctors there transferred her to DNCC's COVID-19 hospital after she showed symptoms of the coronavirus illness. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The patient load in Mohakhali’s DNCC COVID-19 hospital is much higher now than it was a few weeks ago. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The patient load in Mohakhali’s DNCC COVID-19 hospital is much higher now than it was a few weeks ago. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • An elderly patient arrives at Chattogram Medical College Hospital with respiratory issues and other diseases from Fatikchhari Upazila on Tuesday, Jun 22, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    An elderly patient arrives at Chattogram Medical College Hospital with respiratory issues and other diseases from Fatikchhari Upazila on Tuesday, Jun 22, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Relatives wait outside the emergency department of Chattogram Medical College Hospital to admit their loved ones on Tuesday, Jun 22, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Relatives wait outside the emergency department of Chattogram Medical College Hospital to admit their loved ones on Tuesday, Jun 22, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Long lines of traffic leaving Dhaka city congest the road in front of Gabtoli Bus Terminal on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Long lines of traffic leaving Dhaka city congest the road in front of Gabtoli Bus Terminal on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Many travellers are crossing Aminbazar Bridge by van in an effort to reach their destinations on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 after long-haul bus services were suspended in an effort to curb the pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Many travellers are crossing Aminbazar Bridge by van in an effort to reach their destinations on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 after long-haul bus services were suspended in an effort to curb the pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The lockdown announced to curb coronavirus infections in seven districts near the capital has led to a suspension of long-haul bus services from Dhaka to the rest of the country. The unused buses wait for their next trip at the Mohakhali Bus Terminal on Tuesday, Jun 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The lockdown announced to curb coronavirus infections in seven districts near the capital has led to a suspension of long-haul bus services from Dhaka to the rest of the country. The unused buses wait for their next trip at the Mohakhali Bus Terminal on Tuesday, Jun 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Rows of buses can be seen at the Gabtali Bus Terminal on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, after long-haul bus services were suspended between Dhaka and the rest of the country due to the lockdown imposed on seven districts in response to a spike in coronavirus cases. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rows of buses can be seen at the Gabtali Bus Terminal on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, after long-haul bus services were suspended between Dhaka and the rest of the country due to the lockdown imposed on seven districts in response to a spike in coronavirus cases. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Many travellers who were planning leave Dhaka for various destinations across the country are left stranded on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, after the decision to suspend long-haul bus service to and from the capital amid a spike in coronavirus cases. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Many travellers who were planning leave Dhaka for various destinations across the country are left stranded on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, after the decision to suspend long-haul bus service to and from the capital amid a spike in coronavirus cases. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Gabtoli Bus Terminal and its ticket counters stand empty on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 after long-haul bus services were suspended due to lockdowns in seven districts in an effort to curb the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Gabtoli Bus Terminal and its ticket counters stand empty on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 after long-haul bus services were suspended due to lockdowns in seven districts in an effort to curb the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Salma Bibi, a cancer patient, came to Dhaka from Jashore a month ago for treatment. She is unsure how to get home after finding long-haul bus services suspended at the Gabtali Bus Terminal on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Salma Bibi, a cancer patient, came to Dhaka from Jashore a month ago for treatment. She is unsure how to get home after finding long-haul bus services suspended at the Gabtali Bus Terminal on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The photograph shows the situation at the Mohakhali Bus Terminal on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 after the suspension of long-haul bus service from Dhaka to other parts of the country. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The photograph shows the situation at the Mohakhali Bus Terminal on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 after the suspension of long-haul bus service from Dhaka to other parts of the country. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Travellers attempt to enter Dhaka city on the back of a pickup van in Gabtoli on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Travellers attempt to enter Dhaka city on the back of a pickup van in Gabtoli on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A long line of vehicles attempting to enter Dhaka cause congestion in the Gabtoli area on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A long line of vehicles attempting to enter Dhaka cause congestion in the Gabtoli area on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A police checkpost has been set up in Gabtoli to control the traffic leaving Dhaka on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A police checkpost has been set up in Gabtoli to control the traffic leaving Dhaka on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Garment factories use plastic jars to store colourful dye. But these are not reusable. Delwar Hossain Dulal cuts out the plastic from these jars on the embankment in Old Dhaka's Lalbagh. He earns Tk 5 for each kg of plastic he extracts. But his income is solely dependent on the availability of such plastic jars. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Garment factories use plastic jars to store colourful dye. But these are not reusable. Delwar Hossain Dulal cuts out the plastic from these jars on the embankment in Old Dhaka's Lalbagh. He earns Tk 5 for each kg of plastic he extracts. But his income is solely dependent on the availability of such plastic jars. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

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A female garment worker sews a piece of cloth at Zaber and Zubair Fabrics Ltd, a Bangladeshi textile factory in Dhaka, June 11, 2021. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Abid Alam

Fabric factories take on a greener hue

Activists say the global fashion industry should cut climate-heating emissions and Bangladeshi factory owners say renewables and recycling can help save them money

Workers prepare foodstuff for beneficiaries at a food distribution centre supported by the World Food Programme in Sanaa, Yemen June 3, 2020. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

UN agency says 41m
on verge of famine

Another half a million are already experiencing famine-like conditions, according to the World Food Programme

Britney Spears arrives at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards in New York, US, August 28, 2016. REUTERS

Britney Spears doesn't know whether she'll ever perform again

Spears, who has not performed in public since late 2018 and is under a court-ordered conservatorship, made the statement in a video post on her Instagram page