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    Netflix continues flourishing amid COVID-19 situation

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:54am on January 20, 2021

    Netflix on Tuesday topped subscriber growth expectations in the past quarter, keeping ahead of new streaming rivals competing for viewers stuck in their homes during...

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    Some Bangladesh online trades see boost, some slump in pandemic

    Shakhawat Hossain   | Updated at 11:59pm on January 18, 2021

    Mohammad Toton is struggling to regain his pre-coronavirus-outbreak income level as the number of calls for his ride service has dropped by two-thirds in the...

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    Coronavirus pandemic slows global migration by nearly 30pc: UN

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations, United States | Updated at 03:05pm on January 16, 2021

    The coronavirus pandemic has slowed global migration by nearly 30 per cent, with around two million fewer people than predicted migrating between 2019 and 2020,...

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    Bishwa Ijtema postponed due to COVID-19 situation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:48pm on January 13, 2021

    The Bishwa Ijtema, one of the biggest congregations of Muslim pilgrims which usually takes place in January, has been postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak....

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    Despite vaccines, no COVID-19 herd immunity in 2021: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:20am on January 12, 2021

    Despite vaccines against COVID-19 being rolled out in a number of countries, the World Health Organisation warned on Monday that herd immunity would not be...

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    World ushers in New Year in shadow of pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:20am on January 01, 2021

    From Sydney Harbour Bridge to the Acropolis, fireworks burst in skies above eerily deserted landmarks as the world ushered in the New Year with muted...

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    Pandemic severe, but ‘not necessarily the big one’: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:42am on December 29, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has had a devastating impact around the globe, but the World Health Organisation warned on Monday that worse pandemics could lie ahead,...

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    Walton honours doctors, nurses for their services amid pandemic

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:59pm on December 27, 2020

    Local electronics giant Walton has honoured the country’s frontline healthcare workers for their exceptional medical services amid COVID-19 to protect people while putting their own...

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    Biden warns of devastating consequences

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:02am on December 27, 2020

    US president-elect Joe Biden warned Saturday of devastating consequences if president Donald Trump continues to delay signing a COVID-19 economic relief bill passed by the...

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    World urged to move on ‘climate emergency’ after pandemic

    Agence France-Presse .London | Updated at 10:17am on December 13, 2020

    The United Nations on Saturday urged leaders to declare a global climate emergency and shape greener growth after the coronavirus pandemic, as nations took gloomy...