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    Bangladesh RMG exporters in trouble with GSP registration in EU

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2020

    Readymade garment manufacturing groups with multiple companies but one tax identification number are facing troubles in getting registration numbers required for the units for enabling...

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    Britain readies to leave European Union

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:54am on January 27, 2020

    Britain calls time on almost half a century of European Union membership this week, striking out alone in a historic move that has bitterly divided...

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    Divided EU leaders to hammer out budget at February summit

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 11:06pm on January 26, 2020

    European Union leaders meet next month in Brussels to try to agree a first post-Brexit long-term budget, with divisions over proposed cuts that could undermine...

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    Brexit will not affect intel cooperation: EU

    Agence France-Presse . Zagreb | Updated at 12:14am on January 26, 2020

    Brexit will not negatively affect cooperation between the intelligence services in Europe, the EU’s anti-terrorism coordinator said. ‘The exchange of information is not impacted,’ Gilles...

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    Trump threatens 25pc auto tariff if no EU trade deal

    Agence France-Presse . Davos, Switzerland | Updated at 05:19pm on January 22, 2020

    US president Donald Trump relaunched a major trade offensive against Europe on Wednesday, threatening to hit the EU with damaging auto tariffs if Europeans failed...

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    Lack of transparency in China’s Belt and Road projects: EU firms

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:26pm on January 19, 2020

    A lack of information and transparency are top barriers for European companies seeking involvement in China’s Belt and Road Initiative, according to a survey published...

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    Brexit throws up foreign policy balancing act for Britain

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:26pm on January 18, 2020

    Prime minister Boris Johnson appears torn between the United States and the European Union as he tries to chart Britain’s course on the international stage...

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    European Union looking closely at Bangladesh: Teerink

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:36am on January 14, 2020

    The European Union is looking closely at Bangladesh as the largest exporter among the Least Developed Countries, said Rensje Teerink, ambassador of the European Union...

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    EU chief hails Austrian model on climate change

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 10:37pm on January 12, 2020

    EU chief Ursula von der Leyen on Sunday hailed Austria’s target of being carbon neutral by 2040 as an example for other European countries as...

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    EU urges 'de-escalation' after Iran holds UK envoy

    Agence France-Presse .Brussels | Updated at 06:29pm on January 12, 2020

    The EU's diplomatic chief criticised Iran on Sunday for briefly detaining the British ambassador to Tehran, calling for ‘de-escalation’. Iranian authorities held ambassador Rob Macaire...