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Live COVID-19 updates: Belarus reports 213 new cases, total reaches 75,674

BEIJING, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Bangladesh's COVID-19 cases rise to 348,916, death toll reaches 4,939

DHAKA, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh reported 1,544 new COVID-19 cases and 26 new deaths on Sunday, bringing the total ...

Bangladeshi Internet users hit 106 mln

DHAKA, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- With addition of nearly seven million new users in the first seven months of this ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1630 GMT, Sept. 19

SINGAPORE -- Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 15 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total confirmed cases in ...

Bangladesh's COVID-19 death toll tops 4,900; total cases reach 347,372

DHAKA, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh reported 1,567 new COVID-19 cases and 32 new deaths on Saturday, making the tally ...

Mohan Bhagwat speaks Bangla and Amit Shah is learning to speak the language

Mohan Bhagwat speaks Bangla and Amit Shah is learning to speak the language National Herald ...

u2018A titan of justice'- Leaders react to Ginsburg's death

Political leaders from both sides of the aisle and the chief justice of the United States offered tributes to Justice ...

In shadow of China war games, Taiwan bids farewell to 'Mr Democracy'

Taiwan bid farewell on Saturday to former president Lee Teng-hui, dubbed ''Mr. Democracy'' for ending autocratic rule in favour of ...

Eye-watering problem- Indian optician's claim threatens nation's banks

When business evaporated at Gajendra Sharma's eyeglass shop a couple of miles from the Taj Mahal during India's strict COVID-19 ...

India parliament session may be cut short as COVID-19 cases among lawmakers rise

India's parliament session that began this week is likely to be cut short after 30 lawmakers were found infected with ...

A titan of justice- Leaders react to Ginsburgs death

Political leaders from both sides of the aisle and the chief justice of the United States offered tributes to Justice ...

Taiwan scrambles fighters as Chinese jets again menace island

Taiwan's air force scrambled jets for a second consecutive day on Saturday as multiple Chinese aircraft approached the island and ...

Philippines's Duterte keeps one metre social distancing rule

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has decided to retain the 1 metre (three feet) social distance requirement on public transport to ...

Eight arrested over deadly mosque blasts in Narayanganj

Eight people, including four engineers of Titas Gas, have been arrested in connection with the fatal air-conditioner blasts in a ...

u2018It's so essential'- WeChat ban makes US-China standoff personal

Every day for nearly five years, Juliet Shen's 94-year-old grandmother in Shanghai has begun her day with a WeChat message ...

Make a collage with your newspaper

Looking for a way to digest the news and make sense out of everything going on in the world or ...

India arrests 9 al Qaeda militants planning 'terrorist attacks'

India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) said on Saturday it has arrested nine al Qaeda militants who were planning attacks in ...

In shadow of China war games, Taiwan bids farewell to 'Mr Democracy'

Taiwan bid farewell on Saturday to former president Lee Teng-hui, dubbed "Mr. Democracy" for ending autocratic rule in favour of ...

Hospital ICUs lean on telemedicine amid US COVID-19 crisis

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads deeper into Americas small towns and rural outposts, Dr Tallulah Holmstrom has seen familiar faces ...

Queen Elizabeth formally strips Harvey Weinstein of his British honour

Britain's Queen Elizabeth has formally stripped Harvey Weinstein of his honorary award following his conviction for sexually assaulting a former ...

CRI to launch policy magazine WhiteBoard focusing on Bangabandhu -r bdnews24.com

The Centre for Research and Information, the ruling party's research wing, is set to launch a policy magazine titled ''WhiteBoard'', ...

US reverses COVID-19 testing guidance again- exposed without symptoms need tests

The Trump administration reversed guidance Friday on COVID-19 testing for a second time, urging those exposed to people with the ...

Philippiness Duterte keeps one metre social distancing rule

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has decided to retain the 1 metre (three feet) social distance requirement on public transport to ...

TikTok files complaint against Trump administration to try to block US ban

Popular video-sharing app TikTok has asked a US judge to block the Trump administration from enforcing a ban on the ...

Onions imported on LCs before India's export ban reach Bangladesh

About 30 trucks carrying Indian onions imported on letters of credit before the export ban arrived in Bangladesh on Saturday ...

Bangladesh records 1,567 new virus cases, deaths top 4,900

Bangladesh has logged 1,567 cases of the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking the tally to 347,372. ...

India arrests 9 al Qaeda militants planning 'terrorist attacks'

India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) said on Saturday it has arrested nine al Qaeda militants who were planning attacks in ...

UK risks new lockdown as COVID-19 cases hit highest since May -r bdnews24.com

Britain is likely to need to reintroduce some national coronavirus lockdown measures sooner rather than later, a leading epidemiologist said ...

Former Japan PM Abe visits Yasukuni Shrine for war dead

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the controversial Yasukuni Shrine for war dead on Saturday, his first visit since ...

China's commerce ministry issues rules on 'unreliable entities' list

China's commerce ministry on Saturday issued rules on its proposed list of ''unreliable entities,'' part of an intensifying rift with ...

Its so essential- WeChat ban makes US-China standoff personal

Every day for nearly five years, Juliet Shens 94-year-old grandmother in Shanghai has begun her day with a WeChat message ...

CRI to launch policy magazine WhiteBoard focusing on Bangabandhu - bdnews24.com

The Centre for Research and Information, the ruling partys research wing, is set to launch a policy magazine titled WhiteBoard, ...

Indian police arrested a local journalist alleging spying for China

Police in India's capital city on Saturday said they had arrested a local freelance journalist on allegations he was passing ...

Onions imported on LCs before Indias export ban reach Bangladesh

About 30 trucks carrying Indian onions imported on letters of credit before the export ban arrived in Bangladesh on Saturday ...

All areas of Bangladesh economy are u2018flying high' after COVID-19 shock- Mustafa Kamal

Bangladesh fares better than many other countries in recovering from the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, Finance Minister AHM ...

UK risks new lockdown as COVID-19 cases hit highest since May - bdnews24.com

Britain is likely to need to reintroduce some national coronavirus lockdown measures sooner rather than later, a leading epidemiologist said ...

China's commerce ministry issues rules on 'unreliable entities' list

Chinas commerce ministry on Saturday issued rules on its proposed list of unreliable entities, part of an intensifying rift with ...

Spurs sign Bale on loan, Reguilon on permanent deal

Tottenham Hotspur have signed winger Gareth Bale and left back Sergio Reguilon from Spanish champions Real Madrid, the Premier League ...

Leeds hang on for points in seven-goal thriller with Fulham

Newly-promoted Leeds United continued their barnstorming return to the Premier League as they claimed their first points with a thrilling ...

All areas of Bangladesh economy are flying high after COVID-19 shock- Mustafa Kamal

Bangladesh fares better than many other countries in recovering from the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, Finance Minister AHM ...

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Property owners in Buffalo accused of exposing families to lead poison

BUFFALO, New York A number of companies and individuals renting homes to predominantly impoverished Black communities are being sued for ...

Trump's executive order to ban TikTok heading for the courts

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - TikTok has asked a federal judge in Washington to block the Trump administration from enacting a ban ...

Third consecutive day of losses for Nasdaq leads U.S. markets lower

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks wrapped up weekly losses for a third week in a row on Friday, ...

Nvidia promises to keep Arm brand, keep it neutral

Arm, the Cambridge-based microchip designer is a British tech success story. The firm designs software and semiconductors that are used ...

Stocks in Asia rise as U.S. dollar continues fall

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia broadly rose on Friday in a positive end to the week.The Australian bourse ...

Thai government considering partners other than China for Kra Canal

BANGKOK, Thailand - In a major blow to China, Thailand has claimed that many countries including India, the U.S., as ...

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