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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 1,953,328
  • Recovery: 779----
  • Death: 29,130

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 526,960,814
  • Recovery: 3,405,---
  • Death: 6,281,482

Source: Johns Hopkins University

Europe’s gas prices soften

The region attempts to buy as much as possible as quickly as possible to reduce its vulnerability to any disruption of supplies from Russia

A priest comforts people as they react outside the Ssgt Willie de Leon Civic Center, where students had been transported from Robb Elementary School after a shooting, in Uvalde, Texas, US May 24, 2022. REUTERS

'How many more lives?'

US officials, members of Congress and other prominent Americans reacted to the Texas school shooting that killed 18 children and one adult on Tuesday

Remittances rise, but analyst sees risks in policy change

To replenish reserves amid a global economic crisis, the government has eased rules to send remittances and get incentives, but an analyst says the relaxation may endanger the economy.

Russia Today (RT) logo is seen in this illustration picture taken Feb 26, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

Dutch journalists challenge ban on RT, Sputnik

The main journalists' union says the EU ban on Russian state-backed media outlets is a violation of citizens' rights to freedom of information

Model Kate Moss, a former girlfriend of actor Johnny Depp, is sworn in to testify via video link during Depp's defamation trial against his ex-wife Amber Heard, at the Fairfax County Circuit Courthouse in Fairfax, Virginia, US, May 25, 2022. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Kate Moss testifies in support of Johnny Depp

The British model, his former girlfriend, is sworn in to testify via video link during Depp's defamation trial against his ex-wife Amber Heard

Scientists from the University of Chile work on a laptop as they check organic material looking for a bacteria discovered in Antarctica, May 2, 2019. Picture taken May 2, 2019. Courtesy of University of Chile/Handout via REUTERS

Bacteria with antibiotic resistant
genes discovered in Antarctica

These "superpowers" which evolved to resist extreme conditions are contained in mobile DNA fragments that can easily be transferred to other bacteria

Model of petrol pump is seen in front of Ukraine and Russian flag colours in this illustration taken March 25, 2022. REUTERS

Russian oil's Achilles' heel: insurance

Insurers from Europe and the US are curtailing coverage for Russian oil tankers, to avoid breaching sanctions imposed in the wake of Moscow's invasion of Ukraine

Britain's Queen Elizabeth attends the Chelsea Flower Show in London, Britain, May 23, 2022. REUTERS

Royal Mint makes its biggest coin for Queen Elizabeth's Jubilee

Britain's Royal Mint has produced its biggest ever coin to mark Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee, a 15 kilogram giant commissioned by a private collector

Civilians gather outside their makeshift shelters at the Kaxareey camp for the internally displaced people in Dollow, Gedo region of Somalia May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

As hunger bites in Somalia, babies start to die

Aid agencies and the United Nations are desperate to attract attention to a calamity they say is shaping up to be comparable to Somalia's 2011 famine

  • An afternoon shower leaves Old Dhaka’s Kazi Alauddin Road waterlogged, forcing students to tread through filthy water to return home on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    An afternoon shower leaves Old Dhaka’s Kazi Alauddin Road waterlogged, forcing students to tread through filthy water to return home on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • An afternoon shower leaves Old Dhaka’s Kazi Alauddin Road waterlogged, forcing students to tread through filthy water to return home on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    An afternoon shower leaves Old Dhaka’s Kazi Alauddin Road waterlogged, forcing students to tread through filthy water to return home on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Unrelenting rain for several hours always pools up water at Old Dhaka’s Kazi Alauddin Road. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Unrelenting rain for several hours always pools up water at Old Dhaka’s Kazi Alauddin Road. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Water clogged up Dhaka’s Kazi Alauddin Road and nearby areas after an hour-long heavy downpour on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Water clogged up Dhaka’s Kazi Alauddin Road and nearby areas after an hour-long heavy downpour on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A couple soak in the downpour at Dhaka University as it was raining heavily amid the scorching summer heat on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A couple soak in the downpour at Dhaka University as it was raining heavily amid the scorching summer heat on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A group of cleaners head home after work amid the rains in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A group of cleaners head home after work amid the rains in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Students get drenched in an afternoon shower in front of the Shikkha Bhaban (Education Building) in Paltan on their way back home on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Students get drenched in an afternoon shower in front of the Shikkha Bhaban (Education Building) in Paltan on their way back home on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A short spell of torrential rain brings relief to people in Dhaka on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, amid the scorching summer heat across the country. The sun peeked after the rain but the sky was cloudy. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A short spell of torrential rain brings relief to people in Dhaka on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, amid the scorching summer heat across the country. The sun peeked after the rain but the sky was cloudy. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Torrential rain leaves Dhaka’s Hatirjheel waterlogged on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, as the drainage system on the road was blocked due to abandoned leaves and plastic wastes. Two youths unblock the drainage system while travelling to Hatirjheel during the rain. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Torrential rain leaves Dhaka’s Hatirjheel waterlogged on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, as the drainage system on the road was blocked due to abandoned leaves and plastic wastes. Two youths unblock the drainage system while travelling to Hatirjheel during the rain. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Torrential rain temporarily leaves Dhaka’s Hatirjheel waterlogged on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Torrential rain temporarily leaves Dhaka’s Hatirjheel waterlogged on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A large amount of waste, including plastic bottles, is thrown into the Buriganga River on a regular basis. Some people make a living by recycling these plastic bottles. Some pick them up from the river’s shores, while others use boats to collect them. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A large amount of waste, including plastic bottles, is thrown into the Buriganga River on a regular basis. Some people make a living by recycling these plastic bottles. Some pick them up from the river’s shores, while others use boats to collect them. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The structure of the Padma Bridge is fully visible now. It never goes beyond eyesight while crossing the Padma River on the Shimulia-Banglabazar route. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The structure of the Padma Bridge is fully visible now. It never goes beyond eyesight while crossing the Padma River on the Shimulia-Banglabazar route. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The Padma is shining with a sparkling afternoon light while the newly-built bridge stands on it. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The Padma is shining with a sparkling afternoon light while the newly-built bridge stands on it. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The straight line of the Padma Bridge gradually takes a huge shape if you look at it while crossing the Padma River on a ferry or a launch from the Shimulia terminal. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The straight line of the Padma Bridge gradually takes a huge shape if you look at it while crossing the Padma River on a ferry or a launch from the Shimulia terminal. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The majestic 6.15-kilometre long Padma Bridge stands out against the horizon in all its grandeur It's difficult to capture the gigantic infrastructure in one frame. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The majestic 6.15-kilometre long Padma Bridge stands out against the horizon in all its grandeur It's difficult to capture the gigantic infrastructure in one frame. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Travellers carry passports to buy tickets for Bangladesh-India trains from a counter at Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Travellers carry passports to buy tickets for Bangladesh-India trains from a counter at Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Travellers form a queue in front of a counter at Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka to buy tickets for Bangladesh-India trains on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Travellers form a queue in front of a counter at Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka to buy tickets for Bangladesh-India trains on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • After a pause of nearly two years due to the coronavirus pandemic, train services between India and Bangladesh will resume soon. The sale of advance tickets for Maitri Express and the newly inaugurated Mitali Express began at Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    After a pause of nearly two years due to the coronavirus pandemic, train services between India and Bangladesh will resume soon. The sale of advance tickets for Maitri Express and the newly inaugurated Mitali Express began at Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • After a pause of nearly two years due to the coronavirus pandemic, train services between India and Bangladesh will resume soon. The sale of advance tickets for Maitri Express and the newly inaugurated Mitali Express began at Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    After a pause of nearly two years due to the coronavirus pandemic, train services between India and Bangladesh will resume soon. The sale of advance tickets for Maitri Express and the newly inaugurated Mitali Express began at Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Chhatra League supporters chase the Chhatra Dal activists who took refuge in the outpatient department of Dhaka Medical College. Both parties threw brickbats at each other.

    Chhatra League supporters chase the Chhatra Dal activists who took refuge in the outpatient department of Dhaka Medical College. Both parties threw brickbats at each other.

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