EU

May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016

EU 'to grant Turkey visa-free travel'

The European Commission is to grant Turkey conditional approval this Wednesday for visa-free travel within the EU's Schengen area, sources have told the BBC.

April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016

EU, France, Australia condemn Xulhaz murder

European Union underscores the need for thorough investigation into the recent killings to bring the criminals to justice. France, Australia and Switzerland have also condemned the murders of LGBT magazine editor and the Rajshahi University professor and pledged to stand beside Bangladesh in fighting terrorism.

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

France and EU condemn RU teacher killing

The Embassy of France and the European Union Ambassador to Bangladesh strongly condemns the gruesome murder of AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee, a professor at of Rajshahi University.

April 22, 2016
April 22, 2016

Stay with EU, Obama urges UK

Barack Obama urges the UK to stick with the EU, as he starts his final trip to Britain as US president by having lunch with the Queen.

April 4, 2016
April 4, 2016

EU delegation arrives in Dhaka

Amid growing concern over illegal migration to Europe, a high-powered delegation from the European Union has arrived on a three-day visit.

March 20, 2016
March 20, 2016

EU-Turkey migrant deal comes into force

The agreement between the EU and Turkey to tackle the migrant crisis has formally come into effect.

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

EU, Turkey leaders seek to realise 'game-changing' migrant plan

EU and Turkish leaders seek to turn into a lasting accord a plan on easing Europe's migrant crisis hailed as a game-changer by Ankara and Brussels but swiftly criticised by the UN's refugee chief.

February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016

New Europe migrant limits face scrutiny

EU ministers meet in Brussels later amid warnings the migrant crisis could threaten the bloc's survival.

February 20, 2016
February 20, 2016

EU deal gives UK special status, says Cameron

David Cameron says a deal struck with EU leaders will give the UK "special status" and he will campaign with his "heart and soul" to stay in the union.

February 7, 2016
February 7, 2016

EU calls on Turkey to let Syrian refugees cross border

Officials in the EU have urged Turkey to let in tens of thousands of Syrian refugees trapped on its border at Kilis after fleeing fighting.