European Union (EU)

February 6, 2020
February 6, 2020

PM seeks continued EU support for Rohingya repatriation

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeks continued support of the European Union (EU) to ensure safe and dignified return of the forcibly displaced Rohingya people.

March 29, 2019
March 29, 2019

Ensure safety measures in building sector: EU

The European Union (EU) encourages the government of Bangladesh to take policy measures in the economic sectors in Bangladesh, including in the building sector like RMG, to ensure safety at...

March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019

Google fined $1.7b for search ad blocks in third EU sanction

Google was fined 1.49 billion euros ($1.7 billion) for blocking rival online search advertisers, the third large European Union antitrust penalty for the Alphabet business in only two years.

March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019

UK PM seeks brief Brexit delay from hesitant EU

Britain will write to the EU to seek a short delay to Brexit, but Brussels has warned any decision may only come next week -- just before the scheduled departure date.

February 21, 2019
February 21, 2019

Swedish student leader wins EU pledge to spend billions on climate

The European Union should spend hundreds of billions of euros combating climate change during the next decade, its chief executive says, responding to a Swedish teen who has inspired a global...

February 3, 2019
February 3, 2019

Accelerating growth real challenge for new govt: EU

Appreciating Bangladesh's impressive economic performance over the last one decade, the European Union (EU) yesterday said sustaining and accelerating this growth is the real challenge for the...

December 11, 2018
December 11, 2018

EU urges govt, EC to ensure credible polls

Ahead of the December 30 polls, the European Union along with Norway, Switzerland called upon the Bangladesh government, the Election Commission and other stake holders to protect and uphold the...

November 30, 2018
November 30, 2018

Brexit future lies in MPs' hands: May

Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday said it was up to MPs to decide whether Britain leaves the European Union next March with no deal despite the potentially catastrophic impact.

November 26, 2018
November 26, 2018

EU polls experts arrive tomorrow

A two-member high-power European Union (EU) election expert mission will arrive in Dhaka to monitor the upcoming general elections.

September 28, 2018
September 28, 2018

Legitimate media freedoms under threat: EU diplomats

Responding to the newly passed Digital Security Act-2018 in Bangladesh which has drawn serious concern over press freedom and the right to freedom of expression, European diplomats in Dhaka have...