EU-U.S. trade deal faces raft of challenges

| May 15, 2013

EU-U.S. trade deal faces raft of challenges

Supporters of a U.S.-European free-trade deal have begun damping expectations about its immediate benefits amid a series of emerging disputes that could complicate the creation of the world’s largest trade zone. President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron met Monday and affirmed ...

Slovenia may fail to avoid bailout despite austerity plan

May 15, 2013

Slovenia may fail to avoid bailout despite austerity plan

The European Union’s top economic official warned Monday that Slovenia may not have done enough to escape becoming the eurozone’s sixth bailout case. Speaking after talks among eurozone finance ministers in Brussels, EU Economy and Euro Commissioner Olli Rehn said a decision on the ...