Europe

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

Covid-19 cases on the rise in Southeast Asia, Middle East and Europe

The number of new coronavirus cases rose in Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Europe last week, while the number of deaths globally dropped by 16%, according to the World Health Organization’s latest weekly pandemic report issued Wednesday.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

Apple has to switch to USB-C from lightning cable on iPhones for European market

Apple (AAPL.O) will have to change the connector on iPhones sold in Europe by 2024 after EU countries and lawmakers agreed on Tuesday to a single mobile charging port for mobile phones, tablets and cameras in a world first.

May 15, 2022
May 15, 2022

32 Bangladeshis among 81 migrants rescued off Tunisia coast

The Tunisian navy said on Saturday (May 14, 2022) it rescued 81 migrants, including 32 Bangladeshis, who had set out for Europe from Libya on a barely seaworthy vessel, Arab News reports.

December 14, 2018
December 14, 2018

Brexit could wilt huge Dutch flower trade

Every day from dawn, a fleet of forklift trucks carries crates of roses, tulips, chrysanthemums and 22,000 other flower varieties through the world's biggest flower market.

May 29, 2018
May 29, 2018

Gunman shoots police in Belgium, 4 dead

A gunman kills two police officers and a passer-by on Tuesday before being shot dead in the centre of the Belgian city of Liege, public broadcaster Radio Television Belge Francophone (RTBF) says on its website and authorities says terrorism could not be ruled out as a motive.

March 2, 2018
March 2, 2018

Deadly blizzards lash Europe, air travel disrupted by snow

Heavy snowfall and deadly blizzards lash Europe, forcing airports to cancel or delay flights around the continent, as a deep freeze grips countries from the far north to Mediterranean beaches in the south.

September 22, 2017
September 22, 2017

Water: Garments’ invisible price

Bangladesh boasts as being the world's number two garment exporter. Every third European has a T-shirt made in Bangladesh on his back. Every fifth American wears jeans manufactured in Bangladesh.

August 21, 2017
August 21, 2017

Barcelona attack van driver search extended to Europe

The hunt for a man who drove a van down Barcelona's most famous boulevard last Thursday, killing 13 people, has been extended to other European countries, Catalan government official Joaquim Forn says.

July 5, 2017
July 5, 2017

Around 2,000 Bangladeshis stuck in Turkey

Around 2,000 Bangladeshis, mostly migrants from Iran, Lebanon and Jordan, got stuck in Turkey as their attempts to illegally enter

December 16, 2016
December 16, 2016

European elite oppose WC expansion

The powerful body representing Europe's top clubs on Thursday said it opposed the proposed enlargement of the World Cup, saying leading players were already under too much strain.