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German Economy Minister Blasts Merkel On TTIP

(AFP) – Germany’s economy minister lashed out at Chancellor Angela Merkel for her “wrong” stance on a huge EU-US free trade pact in an interview to be published Monday, signalling a deepening rift within the government over the controversial accord.

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Revealed: Greece Could Scupper TTIP In Argument Over Cheese

The Greek government is ready to veto the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal unless its feta cheese industry receives special protections. A document from the country’s Ministry of Economy, seen by Euractiv.com, says Athens is not optimistic about

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Greenpeace Releasing Secret Documents On Contested EU-US TTIP Deal

Greenpeace on Sunday said it was in possession of leaked documents showing that a planned huge free trade deal between the United States and the European Union poses “major risks for climate, environment and consumer safety”. The campaign group said

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Brexit Emerges As Threat To TTIP Deal

It’s hard enough for the leaders of the United States and the European Union to muster public support for the ambitious TTIP transatlantic trade talks. Now they have the threat of Brexit. The British will vote in a referendum on

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FT: The Revenge Of Globalisation’s Losers

From the Financial Times: Globalisation is failing in advanced western countries, where a process once hailed for delivering universal benefit now faces a political backlash. Why? The establishment view, in Europe at least, is that states have neglected to forge

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Thousands Protest Trade Deal In Germany Before Obama Visit

HANNOVER, Germany (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators have turned out in the German city of Hannover to protest a planned U.S.-Europe free trade agreement, a day before President Barack Obama arrives. Police said Saturday that more than 20,000 people gathered

Trade Deal Foes Plan Major German Rally On Eve Of Obama Visit

Opponents of a proposed transatlantic trade deal hope to draw tens of thousands onto German streets Saturday, on the eve of a visit by US President Barack Obama. Obama’s trip — to open an industrial technology fair in the northern