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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 540,266
  • Recovery: 486,767
  • Death: 8,266

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 108,357,853
  • Recovery: 60,749,958
  • Death: 2,387,564

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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A street in London's largely deserted financial district on the first day of a third national pandemic lockdown in England, Jan. 5, 2021. British government scientists are increasingly finding the coronavirus variant first detected in Britain to be deadlier than the original strain. (Andrew Testa/The New York Times)
UK virus variant is probably
deadlier, scientists say

British government scientists are increasingly finding the coronavirus variant first detected in the country to be deadlier than the original virus

Trump’s taste for blood

He never cared about law and order or the cops. He was thrilled that he could unleash his mob on the Capitol and its guardians

A malnourished girl lies on a bed at the malnutrition treatment ward of al-Sabeen hospital in Sanaa, Yemen October 27, 2020. Reuters

400,000 Yemeni children could die of starvation in 2021: UN

Four UN agencies call for urgent intervention amid soaring rates of severe malnutrition driven by war and the coronavirus pandemic

From left: Addison Easterling and Dixie and Charli D’Amelio, some of TikTok’s highest earning creators, at their home in Los Angeles, Dec 27, 2019. The trio are now eligible to join the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists now that it has approved an “influencer agreement” that expands coverage and membership options to online content creators. Michelle Groskopf/The New York Times

TikTok stars, online
creators can now join
Hollywood’s top union

SAG-AFTRA approves a new 'influencer agreement' that expands coverage and membership options to social media content creators

National Guard troops walk the Capitol grounds in Washington on Friday, Feb 12, 2021. The fast-moving impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump will turn on Friday to his defense, with his legal team seeking to persuade senators that he should be acquitted of inciting an insurrection. (Brandon Bell/The New York Times)

Twisted facts of the Trump playbook

Legal experts acknowledge that Trump’s survival has largely been a function of the fact that he was the president of the United States

Twitter is defying the democratically elected government of India. We should all watch what happens next. (Karan Singh/The New York Times)

Twitter vs India

Twitter is defying a democratically elected government. We should all watch what happens next

Demonstrators hold up signs during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, February 13, 2021. REUTERS

Myanmar's 'Spiderman' joins protests

The 28-year-old, who goes by the name "Spidey Htoo", recently returned from Singapore to start a business

A florist, wearing a protective face mask, prepares a bouquet in a flower shop ahead of Valentine's Day in Paris, France, February 12, 2021. REUTERS

Movies for the lovers and haters of Valentine’s Day

Here are 10 movies that are perfect matches for Valentine’s Day. Of them five are about the power and resilience of love

Barcelona's Lionel Messi looks dejected after Athletic Bilbao's Asier Villalibre scores their second goal. Reuters

Barcelona and the crippling cost of success

The world’s richest football club is facing a financial crisis. Executives blame the pandemic, but many of its biggest problems are its own fault

To help you avoid falling into the same traps, here is a list of 10 toys that consistently came up as some of the most infuriating, ranked from most to least annoying. These, we all agreed, could distress even the most unflappable parents. Tim Lahan/The New York Times

An unofficial ranking of the 10 most annoying kids’ toys

Some are too loud, others too sticky, some are depressing and still others are even potentially dangerous

  • People take selfies as they celebrate Pahela Falgun and the Valentine’s Day on Saturday, Feb 13, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    People take selfies as they celebrate Pahela Falgun and the Valentine’s Day on Saturday, Feb 13, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • After the pandemic year of 2020, people begin celebrating Pahela Falgun and Valentine’s Day on Saturday, Feb 13, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    After the pandemic year of 2020, people begin celebrating Pahela Falgun and Valentine’s Day on Saturday, Feb 13, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Pahela Falgun has coincided with Valentine’s Day this year, but many celebrated the occasion on Saturday, Feb 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Pahela Falgun has coincided with Valentine’s Day this year, but many celebrated the occasion on Saturday, Feb 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A dancer performs during protests at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Saturday, Feb 13, 2021 demanding the release of cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore and writer Mushtaq Ahmed, and cancellation of the Digital Security Act. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A dancer performs during protests at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Saturday, Feb 13, 2021 demanding the release of cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore and writer Mushtaq Ahmed, and cancellation of the Digital Security Act. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A group of activists pushing for freedom of speech demonstrate at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Saturday, Feb 13, 2021 demanding the release of cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore and writer Mushtaq Ahmed, and cancellation of the Digital Security Act. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A group of activists pushing for freedom of speech demonstrate at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Saturday, Feb 13, 2021 demanding the release of cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore and writer Mushtaq Ahmed, and cancellation of the Digital Security Act. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Flower vendors in Shahbag spend a busy time ahead of Pahela Falgun and Valentine's Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Flower vendors in Shahbag spend a busy time ahead of Pahela Falgun and Valentine's Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A young woman browses flowers at a shop in Shahbag ahead of Pahela Falgun and Valentine's Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A young woman browses flowers at a shop in Shahbag ahead of Pahela Falgun and Valentine's Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A young woman browses flowers at a shop in Shahbag ahead of Pahela Falgun and Valentine's Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A young woman browses flowers at a shop in Shahbag ahead of Pahela Falgun and Valentine's Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People shop for flowers in Shahbag ahead of Pahela Falgun and Valentine's Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People shop for flowers in Shahbag ahead of Pahela Falgun and Valentine's Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Florists are enduring a busy time ahead of Pahela Falgun and Valentine's Day in Shahbag. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Florists are enduring a busy time ahead of Pahela Falgun and Valentine's Day in Shahbag. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Rezaul Karim Chowdhury, the newly elected mayor of Chattogram City Corporation, speaks to the media at an event organised by Chittagong Journalists Forum Dhaka at the National Press Club in the capital on Saturday, Feb 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rezaul Karim Chowdhury, the newly elected mayor of Chattogram City Corporation, speaks to the media at an event organised by Chittagong Journalists Forum Dhaka at the National Press Club in the capital on Saturday, Feb 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Rezaul Karim Chowdhury, the newly elected mayor of Chattogram City Corporation, speaks to the media at an event organised by Chittagong Journalists Forum Dhaka at the National Press Club in the capital on Saturday, Feb 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rezaul Karim Chowdhury, the newly elected mayor of Chattogram City Corporation, speaks to the media at an event organised by Chittagong Journalists Forum Dhaka at the National Press Club in the capital on Saturday, Feb 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man records himself getting vaccinated on his mobile phone at the National Institute of Ear, Nose and Throat in Dhaka's Tejgaon on Feb 13, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A man records himself getting vaccinated on his mobile phone at the National Institute of Ear, Nose and Throat in Dhaka's Tejgaon on Feb 13, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Police clash with BNP activists during a protest rally against the government’s decision to strip its founder Ziaur Rahman’s gallantry title of 'Bir Uttam' at National Press Club in Dhaka on Feb 13, 2021.

    Police clash with BNP activists during a protest rally against the government’s decision to strip its founder Ziaur Rahman’s gallantry title of 'Bir Uttam' at National Press Club in Dhaka on Feb 13, 2021.

  • Police clash with BNP activists during a protest rally against the government’s decision to strip its founder Ziaur Rahman’s gallantry title of 'Bir Uttam' at National Press Club in Dhaka on Feb 13, 2021.

    Police clash with BNP activists during a protest rally against the government’s decision to strip its founder Ziaur Rahman’s gallantry title of 'Bir Uttam' at National Press Club in Dhaka on Feb 13, 2021.

  • Police clash with BNP activists during a protest rally against the government’s decision to strip its founder Ziaur Rahman’s gallantry title of 'Bir Uttam' at National Press Club in Dhaka on Feb 13, 2021.

    Police clash with BNP activists during a protest rally against the government’s decision to strip its founder Ziaur Rahman’s gallantry title of 'Bir Uttam' at National Press Club in Dhaka on Feb 13, 2021.

  • Impounded cars are kept one over another at Shahbagh Police Station in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Impounded cars are kept one over another at Shahbagh Police Station in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Children work in the ship-recycling industry at Keraniganj dockyard without safety gear. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Children work in the ship-recycling industry at Keraniganj dockyard without safety gear. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Employing a child below 14 years old in a factory is prohibited by the law in Bangladesh, but such children are working at the Keraniganj dockyard. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Employing a child below 14 years old in a factory is prohibited by the law in Bangladesh, but such children are working at the Keraniganj dockyard. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The law stipulates that no child below 14 years old can be employed in a fatory and those aged between 14 and 18 can be given light work that are not risky, but many children do the risky jobs at Keraniganj dockyard. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The law stipulates that no child below 14 years old can be employed in a fatory and those aged between 14 and 18 can be given light work that are not risky, but many children do the risky jobs at Keraniganj dockyard. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The law stipulates that no child below 14 years old can be employed in a fatory and those aged between 14 and 18 can be given light work that are not risky, but many children do the risky jobs at Keraniganj dockyard. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The law stipulates that no child below 14 years old can be employed in a fatory and those aged between 14 and 18 can be given light work that are not risky, but many children do the risky jobs at Keraniganj dockyard. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Children below 18 years old do risky jobs like melting iron in the ship-recycling industry at Keraniganj dockyard without safety gear. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Children below 18 years old do risky jobs like melting iron in the ship-recycling industry at Keraniganj dockyard without safety gear. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

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Garment employees work at Fakhruddin Textile Mills Limited in Gazipur, Bangladesh, February 7, 2021. Reuters

Big clothing brands back
Bangladesh recycling scheme

The initiative aims to use more recycled materials in production and significantly cut planet-heating emissions from manufacturing by 2030

US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) huddles on the Senate floor with Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK), Senator James Lankford (R-OK), Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and others after the Senate voted for witnesses during the fifth day of the impeachment trial of former president Donald Trump on charges of inciting the deadly attack on the US Capitol, on Capitol Hill in Washington, US, February 13, 2021. US Senate TV/Handout via Reuters

Senate averts Trump impeachment delay

It heads off a prolonged trial with an agreement to enter into evidence details of his remarks in a call with a Republican during the Capitol riot

From left: Addison Easterling and Dixie and Charli D’Amelio, some of TikTok’s highest earning creators, at their home in Los Angeles, Dec 27, 2019. The trio are now eligible to join the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists now that it has approved an “influencer agreement” that expands coverage and membership options to online content creators. Michelle Groskopf/The New York Times

TikTok stars, online
creators can now join
Hollywood’s top union

SAG-AFTRA approves a new 'influencer agreement' that expands coverage and membership options to social media content creators