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2006-09-01 11:49:19

By Richard Waddington GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States on Friday delayed a World Trade Organization (WTO) probe into whether it has dismantled cotton subsidies ruled illegal by the Geneva-based trade referee.

2006-07-24 03:59:33

By Richard Waddington and William Schomberg GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization (WTO) will suspend nearly five years of trade talks on Monday unless there is a breakthrough on issues such as farm subsidies, diplomats said.

2006-07-24 03:30:34

By Richard Waddington and William Schomberg GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization (WTO) will suspend nearly five years of trade talks on Monday unless there is a breakthrough on issues such as farm subsidies, diplomats said.

2006-07-15 11:42:40

By Tiemoko Diallo BAMAKO (Reuters) - A delegation of U.S. cotton farmers visiting West Africa said Washington's multi-billion dollar subsidies to its cotton industry were worsening hardship in the world's poorest region.

2006-07-10 06:11:25

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz on Monday urged the United States to break the deadlock in world trade talks by committing to deeper cuts in domestic farm subsidies at the G8 summit next weekend. The St.

2006-06-30 09:39:55

By Sophie Walker GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States, under pressure on Friday to help break a deadlock in trade talks, defended its planned farm subsidy cuts and said others needed to hack deeper into their import tariffs before it could move more. U.S.

2006-06-30 08:28:42

By Sophie Walker GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States, under pressure on Friday to help break a deadlock in trade talks, defended its offered farm subsidy cuts and said others needed to hack deeper into their import tariffs before it could move more. U.S.

2006-06-30 03:55:18

By Richard Waddington and William Schomberg GENEVA (Reuters) - Ministers sought to keep hopes for a world trade deal alive on Friday but key players showed no sign they could narrow their differences that persist after nearly five years of wrangling.

2006-06-28 08:00:53

By Richard Waddington GENEVA (Reuters) - World Trade Organization (WTO) chief Pascal Lamy threw down the gauntlet on Wednesday to ministers gathering for a crucial meeting, saying a deal must come in farm and industrial goods or trade talks could fail.

2006-06-22 15:13:47

By Sophie Walker and Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States, under pressure to unblock jammed world trade talks, denied reports it had made a new farm trade offer and said it was still trying to get other countries to match its plan for cracking open agricultural markets.


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palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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