European Union

  • Images

    EU hopes for new British move as Brexit clock runs out

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on October 08, 2019

    European officials warned Monday that Britain’s latest Brexit deal proposal doesn’t go far enough to allow a breakthrough before next week’s Brussels summit. Prime minister...

  • Images

    ‘Britain will not delay Brexit,’ Johnson says to EU

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 02:06pm on October 07, 2019

    British prime minister Boris Johnson warned the European Union on Sunday that he would not delay Brexit beyond October 31, underlining that his latest proposals...

  • Images

    Peacebuilding initiative launched in Cox’s Bazar

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:39am on October 07, 2019

    UNICEF and the European Union launched a peacebuilding programme for 20,500 adolescents and youth from the Bangladeshi and Rohingya communities to strengthen social...

  • Images

    Brexit and the Disunited Kingdom

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on October 07, 2019

    WHILE the European family seems to be having its internal spats — populist sparks within threatening to light the powder keg — the marshals and...

  • Images

    EU leaders want UK PM to revise Brexit offers

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 01:51pm on October 06, 2019

    United Kingdom prime minister Boris Johnson started phoning EU leaders Saturday to sell his proposals for a managed Brexit, but he met with pressure to...

  • Images

    UK, EU need new Brexit draft to avoid delay

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on October 06, 2019

    UK Britain and Europe will have to agree a draft text next week if they are to sign an accord to avoid a chaotic no-deal...

  • Images

    Trump hails ‘nice victory’ on trade as EU whisky, wine makers left reeling

    Reuters . London/ Washington | Updated at 12:00am on October 05, 2019

    US president Donald Trump hailed a ‘nice victory’ on Thursday after the United States got the green light to place tariffs on European Union goods...

  • Images

    EU likely to respond to US tariffs with own measures: Germany’s Maas

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on October 05, 2019

    The European Union is likely to take retaliatory measures in response to new US tariffs on European goods, German foreign minister Heiko Maas told newspapers...

  • Images

    British politicians play the fiddle while UK burns

    M Ashiq | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2019

    BREXIT literally means exit of the UK from the European Union. The decision to exit from the EU found formal expression and support in a...

  • Images

    European Union emphasises importance of village courts in CHT

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on September 26, 2019

    European Union ambassador to Bangladesh Renjse Teerinkon on Wednesday underscored the importance of village courts for the marginalised groups of people in Chittagong Hill Tracts...