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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 549,184
  • Recovery: 501,144
  • Death: 8,441

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection:115,618,088
  • Recovery:65,383,259
  • Death: 2,569,422

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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Military personnel disinfect the Christ the Redeemer monument in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 13, 2020. (Dado Galdieri/The New York Times)
Brazil’s COVID crisis is a
'warning to the whole world'

Preliminary studies suggest that a new variant that trampled a major city is not only more contagious but may also cause reinfection

My vaccine, a love story

“Walking away fully vaccinated felt like a small but memorable victory, a V-Day for which I was not only reporter, but protagonist,” Rod Nordland writes

In an undated image provided by Serial 1, an e-bike that is coming this spring from Serial 1, which has a partnership with Harley-Davidson. Electric bikes have gained new currency as car and motorcycle companies like Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Jeep, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Yamaha have horned into the market with their own designs. (Serial 1 via The New York Times)

Now making electric bikes: motorcycle companies

Credit the coronavirus pandemic, which has ignited bike sales of all stripes, but none so much as e-bikes

Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, arrive at Fua'amotu airport on the main island Tongatapu in Tonga Oct 25, 2018. REUTERS

In run-up to Oprah
interview, royal
accusations fly

CBS is releasing tantalising video clips of Harry and Meghan, while scalding allegations are coming from Buckingham Palace staff members

Artist Guy Stanley Philoche is pictured in his painting studio in the Harlem section of Manhattan in New York City, New York, US, February 24, 2021. REUTERS

The art of giving back

Philoche posted a video of himself on Instagram offering to buy as much artwork as possible to help fellow artists hurt by the shutdowns

The more students fall behind in the pandemic, the less likely they are to feel that they can catch up. The New York Times

How to help a teen out of a homework hole

The further students fall behind, the more overwhelmed they often become and the less likely they are to feel that they can catch up

Meenakshi Mourya, a doctor and mother of two autistic sons, spends time with 9-year-old Prakash Tanwar teaching him letters of the alphabet in New Delhi, India. REUTERS/Reuters TV

While Delhi doctor
battles COVID, her
autistic sons pine

Mourya's job was critical during last year's COVID-19 peak, when the Indian capital was recording around 7,000-8,000 new cases every day

A computer simulation by Japanese scientists at research giant Riken and Kobe University, illustrates the effectiveness of different mask combinations worn to curb the spread of droplets during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, in this presentation slide supplied by the Riken Centre for Computational Sciences on March 5, 2021. Reuters

Doubling masks offers little help preventing viral spread

Japanese supercomputer simulations showed that wearing two masks gave limited benefit in blocking viral spread compared with one properly fitted mask

BBC headquarters in London, REUTERS

BBC apologises for interview with Booker impostor

It starts an investigation after airing an interview with a man who posed as Sen Cory Booker of New Jersey

A group of women wearing formal gowns march in Yangon, Myanmar, on Feb 10, 2021, to protest against the military coup. The New York Times

‘She is a hero’

Despite the risks, women have stood at the forefront of Myanmar’s protest movement, sending a powerful rebuke to the generals who ousted a female civilian leader

  • Mosquitoes breed on stagnant water beside the street at Azimpur in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Mosquitoes breed on stagnant water beside the street at Azimpur in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, accompanied by her sister Sheikh Rehana, takes the coronavirus vaccine at the Ganabhaban in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: PMO

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, accompanied by her sister Sheikh Rehana, takes the coronavirus vaccine at the Ganabhaban in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: PMO

  • Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar pays a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Gananbhaban in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: PMO

    Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar pays a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Gananbhaban in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: PMO

  • An elderly person getting his COVID-19 vaccine dose at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    An elderly person getting his COVID-19 vaccine dose at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • An elderly person getting his COVID-19 vaccine dose at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    An elderly person getting his COVID-19 vaccine dose at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • An elderly woman waits in a wheelchair for her turn to get COVID-19 vaccine dose at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    An elderly woman waits in a wheelchair for her turn to get COVID-19 vaccine dose at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Maj Gen SM Salahuddin Islam, military secretary to President Md Abdul Hamid, pays his last respects to HT Imam, political adviser to the prime minister, at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Maj Gen SM Salahuddin Islam, military secretary to President Md Abdul Hamid, pays his last respects to HT Imam, political adviser to the prime minister, at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Maj Gen Naquib Ahmed Chowdhury, military secretary to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, places a wreath on the coffin of her political adviser HT Imam at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Maj Gen Naquib Ahmed Chowdhury, military secretary to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, places a wreath on the coffin of her political adviser HT Imam at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • General Secretary Obaidul Quader pays his last respects to HT Imam, political adviser to the prime minister, by placing a wreath on his coffin on behalf of the Awami League at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    General Secretary Obaidul Quader pays his last respects to HT Imam, political adviser to the prime minister, by placing a wreath on his coffin on behalf of the Awami League at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Dhaka South City Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh pays tributes to HT Imam, political adviser to the prime minister, by placing a wreath on his coffin at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Dhaka South City Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh pays tributes to HT Imam, political adviser to the prime minister, by placing a wreath on his coffin at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Information Minister Hasan Mahmud pays his last respects to HT Imam, political adviser to the prime minister, at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Information Minister Hasan Mahmud pays his last respects to HT Imam, political adviser to the prime minister, at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Several organisations pay last their respects to HT Imam, political adviser to the prime minister, at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Several organisations pay last their respects to HT Imam, political adviser to the prime minister, at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar attends a joint press conference after a meeting with his Bangladeshi counterpart AK Abdul Momen at the state guest house Padma on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar attends a joint press conference after a meeting with his Bangladeshi counterpart AK Abdul Momen at the state guest house Padma on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar attends a joint press conference after a meeting with his Bangladeshi counterpart AK Abdul Momen at the state guest house Padma on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar attends a joint press conference after a meeting with his Bangladeshi counterpart AK Abdul Momen at the state guest house Padma on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen attends a joint press conference after a meeting with his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar at the state guest house Padma on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen attends a joint press conference after a meeting with his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar at the state guest house Padma on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A crop field mosaic of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has been crafted on a 105-bigha land in Bhobanipur union of Bogura's Sherpur Upazila. The organisers are hoping that it will be included in the Guinness World Records as the 'largest crop field mosaic in the world.' Photo: Ali Ashraf Bhuiyan

    A crop field mosaic of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has been crafted on a 105-bigha land in Bhobanipur union of Bogura's Sherpur Upazila. The organisers are hoping that it will be included in the Guinness World Records as the 'largest crop field mosaic in the world.' Photo: Ali Ashraf Bhuiyan

  • A crop field mosaic of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has been crafted on a 105-bigha land in Bhobanipur union of Bogura's Sherpur Upazila. The organisers are hoping that it will be included in the Guinness World Records as the 'largest crop field mosaic in the world.' Photo: Ali Ashraf Bhuiyan

    A crop field mosaic of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has been crafted on a 105-bigha land in Bhobanipur union of Bogura's Sherpur Upazila. The organisers are hoping that it will be included in the Guinness World Records as the 'largest crop field mosaic in the world.' Photo: Ali Ashraf Bhuiyan

  • A crop field mosaic of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has been crafted on a 105-bigha land in Bhobanipur union of Bogura's Sherpur Upazila. The organisers are hoping that it will be included in the Guinness World Records as the 'largest crop field mosaic in the world.' Photo: Ali Ashraf Bhuiyan

    A crop field mosaic of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has been crafted on a 105-bigha land in Bhobanipur union of Bogura's Sherpur Upazila. The organisers are hoping that it will be included in the Guinness World Records as the 'largest crop field mosaic in the world.' Photo: Ali Ashraf Bhuiyan

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An employee works at a beer production line at Japanese brewer Kirin Holdings' factory in Toride, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan Jul 14, 2017. REUTERS/FILE

Japan's Kirin Holdings on
watch list over Myanmar link

It follows a possible exclusion from its $1.3 trillion sovereign wealth fund over the beverage giant's ties to a business owned by Myanmar's military

Pope Francis arrives to board a plane for his visit to Iraq at Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy, Mar 5, 2021. REUTERS

Pope departs Rome
for Iraq tour

It's his most risky foreign trip since his election in 2012 and the first visit by a pontiff to the country

The singer-songwriter Andra Day in Los Angeles, Feb 6, 2021. The New York Times

24 hours with Andra Day

At home in Los Angeles, the star of “United States vs Billie Holiday” finds inspiration in African music and the autobiography of Assata Shakur