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Canada extends ban on non-US arrivals by another month

Canada extended its entry ban for most foreigners by another month to 31 July and also prolonged its quarantine requirements in efforts to prevent imported cases of the coronavirus

A seniors care home named as the site of a coronavirus outbreak in North Vancouver, Canada.

How did Mahbubul Alam Hanif reach Canada?

He reached Toronto by a Qatar Airways flight on 19 June. Curiosity and questions emerge among Bangladeshis as to how Mahbubul Alam Hanif reached there by this flight.

Mahbubul Alam Hanif

AL leader Hanif flies to Canada

Mahbubul Alam Hanif, joint general secretary of ruling Bangladesh Awami League, left Dhaka for Canada early Friday.

Mahbubul Alam Hanif

Ontario school reopening plans give parents option to keep children at home

Ontario Premier Doug Ford said on Friday parents will have the option to keep their children at home to continue with remote learning under the three scenarios school boards have been asked to ...

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79.5m displaced at year-end despite COVID slowing exodus: UN

Nearly 80 million people worldwide, or 1 per cent of humanity, were uprooted at the end of 2019 after fleeing wars or persecution, a record figure capping a "tumultuous" decade of displacement, the ...

A Palestinian man repairs stoves in a makeshift shop amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis, at the Beach refugee camp in Gaza City on 9 June 2020

Trump postpones G7 summit, seeks to add countries to invitation list

Trump said the G7, which groups the world's most advanced economies, was a "very outdated group of countries" in its current format.

US president Donald Trump speaks to reporters aboard Air Force One while returning to Washington from Cape Canaveral, Florida, US, 30 May 2020.

J&J to stop selling talc-based baby powder in US, Canada

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced that it would stop selling its talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder in the United States and Canada, making the decision after a consumer products “portfolio ...

A bottle of Johnson and Johnson Baby Powder is seen in a photo illustration taken in New York on 24 February 2016.

Over 300 Canadians leave Bangladesh

More than 350 stranded Canadians citizens and permanent residents left Dhaka for Toronto, Canada on Monday

A flight of Qatar Airways takes off

Trudeau says world has changed even if pandemic ends, vaccine found

Canadians should accept the world will change even if a vaccine is found and the coronavirus pandemic ends, prime minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday, urging people to adjust to a new normal ...

Canada's prime minister Justin Trudeau.

COVID-19: More and more tests required

The number of COVID-19 cases reported by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) at the regular bulletin on Tuesday was less than that of the preceding day. But the drop was no relief as ...

A medical staff member takes a swab sample from a child to test for the COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Jian in China's central Jiangxi province on 13 May 2020.
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