Dhaka, Mar 25 : Covid-19 cases continued to rise around the world for a fourth week in a row, with around 3.3 million new cases reported in the past one week, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
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Global Covid-19 cases surpass 124 million
Dhaka, Mar 24 : With the Covid-19 situation worsening around the world, the global caseload crossed 124 million on Wednesday.
UN chief profoundly concerned over rising violence against Asians
UNITED NATIONS, March 23 : United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday expressed his profound concern over the rise in violence against Asians and people of Asian descent during the COVID-19 pandemic. The world has witnessed horrific deadly attacks, verbal…
Global Covid-19 cases top 123 million
Dhaka, Mar 22 : Despite rapid vaccine rollout in different countries, more than 123 million people have been infected with Covid-19 on Monday, according to the Johns Hopkins University (JHU). The total caseload reached 123,145,452 while the death toll from…
Taiwan kicks off vaccination drive with AstraZeneca shot
Taipei, Taiwan, Mar 22 : Health care workers received the first shots in Taiwan’s COVID-19 vaccination drive Monday, beginning a campaign that won’t use supplies from China amid uneven distribution of the vaccines globally.
Coronavirus: Global cases top 67.5 million, deaths 1.54 mn
The number of global coronavirus cases has crossed 67.5 million, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
Iran says Israel remotely killed military nuclear scientist
A top Iranian security official on Monday accused Israel of using “electronic devices” to remotely kill a scientist who founded the Islamic Republic’s military nuclear program in the 2000s.
Global Covid-19 cases top 62.6 million, deaths 1.45 million
The total number of global coronavirus cases exceeded 62.6 million on Monday, according to the Johns Hopkins University. Besides, the deaths have surged to more than 1.45 million, the data shows.
Covid-19: Global cases exceed 62 million, deaths 1.45 mn
The number of global Covid-19 cases surged past 62 million on Sunday, according to data compiled by the Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
Global Covid-19 cases cross 61 million, deaths 1.43 mn
The confirmed Covid-19 cases across the globe surpassed 61 million on Friday.
Global coronavirus cases hit 60 million, deaths 1.42mn
Amid a surge in the number of coronavirus cases in the world, the confirmed Covid-19 cases surpassed 60 million on Thursday, according to the data compiled by John Hopkins University (JHU).
Covid-19: Global deaths surpass 1.4 million, cases near 60mn
The global death toll from Covid-19 reached 1,409,301 on Wednesday as the confirmed cases neared six million, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
In blistering ruling, judge throws out Trump suit in Pa.
A federal judge issued a scathing order Saturday dismissing the Trump campaign’s futile effort to block the certification of votes in Pennsylvania, shooting down claims of widespread irregularities with mail-in ballots.
Global coronavirus cases surpass 55 million, deaths 1.36mn
The worldwide Covid-19 caseload crossed 55 million on Friday, taking the tally to 56,898,415, according to Johns Hopkins University data.
Global coronavirus cases near 55 million, deaths 1.32 mln
The Covid-19 caseload stood at 54,992,571 on Tuesday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Besides, the death toll from Covid-19 climbed to 1,326,768.
Trump campaign retreats from key claim in Pennsylvania suit
President Donald Trump’s campaign is withdrawing a central part of its lawsuit seeking to stop the certification of the election results in Pennsylvania, where Democrat Joe Biden beat Trump to capture the state and help win the White House.
Global Covid-19 cases surpass 53 million, deaths 1.3 mln
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases exceeded 53 million globally, according to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University.
Can Trump win with ‘fantasy’ electors bid? State GOP says no
Republican leaders in four critical states won by President-elect Joe Biden say they won’t participate in a legally dubious scheme to flip their state’s electors to vote for President Donald Trump. Their comments effectively shut down a half-baked plot some…
Refusing to concede, Trump blocks cooperation on transition
The Trump administration threw the presidential transition into tumult on Monday, with President Donald Trump blocking government officials from cooperating with President-elect Joe Biden’s team and Attorney General William Barr authorising the Justice Department to probe unsubstantiated allegations of voter…
Suu Kyi’s party expected to win second term in Myanmar polls
Myanmar’s citizens go to the polls Sunday in an effort to sustain the fledgling democracy they helped install just five years ago.
Electoral College vs Popular vote in US election
Why is it that one candidate can win the popular note but another wins the electoral vote and thus the presidency? That’s how the framers of the Constitution set it up.
Global Covid-19 tally crosses 42 million, deaths 1.14 mln
The worldwide confirmed cases of Covid-19 have surpassed 42 million on Saturday, according to data by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
Face to face: Trump and Biden meet for final debate Thursday
President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, are set to square off in their final debate Thursday, one of the last high-profile opportunities for the trailing incumbent to change the trajectory of an increasingly contentious campaign.
New Zealand’s Ardern headed for landslide win and 2nd term
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was headed for a landslide win and a second term in office Saturday in New Zealand’s general election.
Pence, Harris spar over COVID-19 in vice presidential debate
Trading barbs through plexiglass shields, Republican Mike Pence and Democrat Kamala Harris turned the only vice presidential debate of 2020 into a dissection of the Trump administration’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Global Covid-19 cases surpass 36 mn, deaths 1.05 mn
Global Covid-19 cases have exceeded 36,077,702 with 1,054,712 deaths worldwide on Thursday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
Trump COVID-19 Diagnosis Raises Issue of Continuity of Govt
The new realities in Washington have once again pushed the issue of continuity of government to the forefront.
Female Bangladeshi peacekeepers in Congo Airport security
The female Bangladeshi peacekeepers have been given the task of ensuring security at DR Congo Airport (MUNUSCO), run by the UN Peacekeeping Mission.
False claims flood Trump-Biden debate
President Donald Trump unleashed a torrent of fabrications and fear-mongering in a belligerent debate with Joe Biden, at one point claiming the U.S. death toll would have been 10 times higher under the Democrat because he wanted open borders in…
Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf sworn in as new ruler of Kuwait
Kuwait’s Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah was sworn in Wednesday as the ruling emir of the tiny oil-rich country, propelled to power by the death of his half-brother after a long career in the security services, reports…