European Union

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

EU to grant candidature to Ukraine to join bloc amid Russia war

European Union leaders on Thursday are set to make Ukraine a candidate for joining the 27-nation bloc, a first step in a long and unpredictable journey toward full membership that could take many years to navigate.

June 11, 2019
June 11, 2019

EU wants Bangladesh to address human rights issues

The European Union wants Bangladesh to address the issues of inclusiveness of the political process, space for civil society and freedom of expression and media.

March 14, 2019
March 14, 2019

How much Brexit delay can EU allow?

The European Union expects British Prime Minister Theresa May to request a Brexit delay beyond March 29 after the divided UK parliament voted down her divorce agreed with the bloc for the second time on Tuesday.

March 6, 2019
March 6, 2019

EU to continue working with Bangladesh

European Union Ambassador to Bangladesh Rense Teerink yesterday said the EU wanted to continue working with Bangladesh.

December 6, 2018
December 6, 2018

India, China, US 4th highest carbon dioxide emitters

India, China, the US and the European Union (EU) have been ranked as the world’s top four emitters respectively of carbon dioxide accounting for 58 percent of global emissions in 2017, according to a study.

November 3, 2018
November 3, 2018

EU threatens to slap sanctions

The European Union has threatened to impose trade sanctions on Myanmar if it does not address the widespread human rights violations against the Rohingyas in Rakhine and other minorities in Kachin and Shan states.

August 2, 2018
August 2, 2018

Ruling party retains power

European Union observers yesterday listed several problems in Zimbabwe's presidential and parliamentary election, including voter intimidation and mistrust in the electoral commission, as the main opposition leader accused the ruling party of trying to rig the result.

June 5, 2018
June 5, 2018

Anti-Narcotics Drive: EU calls for probe into all deaths

The European Union missions in Dhaka have called for a complete investigation into all the deaths related to the ongoing drive against narcotics.

May 31, 2018
May 31, 2018
USA

US imposes steel tariffs on key allies

Washington will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union, Canada and Mexico from midnight today ending months of uncertainty over potential exemptions and sharply escalating the risk of a trade war.

March 13, 2018
March 13, 2018

Russia, SAARC, EU mourn plane crash deaths

Russian President Vladimir Putin,South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) and the European Union expresses heartfelt condolences to all the victims of the plane crash of the US Bangla flight in Kathmandu, Nepal.