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    Media calls on EU to crack down on online disinformation

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 01:13am on June 16, 2020

    Broadcasters, publishers and journalists called on the European Commission on Monday to implement ‘much stronger measures’ to combat disinformation on internet platforms such as Google...

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    EU ombudsman bins labour orgs’ plea over Bangladesh GSP review

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on March 30, 2020

    European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly has dismissed a case file by four global labour rights bodies against the European Commission’s alleged failure to initiate a temporary...

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    EU allocates €31 million addressing Rohingya crisis

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:21pm on March 04, 2020

    The European Commission is releasing €31 million in humanitarian aid to address the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh and Myanmar...

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    EU sounds GSP withdrawal warning

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on February 24, 2020

    The European Commission has warned Bangladesh about its readiness to launch the procedure for withdrawal of the generalised scheme of preferences if it fails to...

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    New muscular militarism in a ‘dangerous world’

    Marijn Hoijtink and Hanna Muehlenhoff | Updated at 12:00am on February 03, 2020

    ON SEPTEMBER 10, 2019, incoming European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen, along with her team of nominees for commissioners, presented her ambitions for the...

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    EU’s fragile democracy

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on February 03, 2020

    AN ASSOCIATED Press report datelined January 30, 2020, Brussels — ‘EU: Russia, China use “digital war” to undermine democracies’ — cites European Commission vice-president Vera...

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    Government asks EU to take skilled workers legally

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on January 17, 2020

    The Bangladesh government on Thursday requested the European Commission to open legal pathways of migration for skilled workers to stop illegal entries into European countries...

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    EU chief doubts securing post-Brexit trade deal in ‘20

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 09:34pm on December 27, 2019

    European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen has expressed ‘serious concern’ over whether the bloc could conclude a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain within the...

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    UK-EU Brexit discussions near collapse

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 03:47pm on October 09, 2019

    Brexit talks between Britain and the European Union teetered on the brink of collapse on Tuesday, with vengeful claims of intransigence and sabotage before an...

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    ‘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...