The European Parliament's Panama Papers inquiries has invited the journalists that first published the leak to its first hearing, in a political charged move against a "system that many European countries are involved in". EurActiv Germany reports.
Justice Commissioner Věra Jourová is continuing with her ambitious plans to set up a European Public Prosecutor Office by 2019. But the member states still have doubts about handing over control to a centralised EU agency. EurActiv Germany reports.
SPECIAL REPORT / Numerous agricultural crises in Germany have made life difficult for the Agriculture Ministry lately, especially in light of much-needed structural changes to the sector. EurActiv Germany reports.
SPECIAL REPORT / Poor harvests, hunger and rising food prices: Climate change threatens food production around the world. The solution to all of this could be free trade, researcher Hermann Lotze-Campen told EurActiv Germany.
SPECIAL REPORT / The Green Economy is meant to create wealth and protect the environment at the same time. But experts are increasingly doubtful about the concept and are calling it a whitewash. EurActiv Germany reports.
Despite its small size relative to the country's GDP, agriculture is a political heavyweight with the German government. With far-reaching changes to the EU's Common Agricultural Policy about to take effect, EurActiv.com looks at the implications for the German agricultural sector.
Members of Austria’s Social Democratic Party (SPÖ) have overwhelmingly shown their opposition to the EU’s trade deal with Canada, known as CETA. But party leader and Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern seems to be fighting a losing battle against it. EurActiv Germany reports.
The 27 member states that attended the Bratislava summit all had different priorities. Austria seems to have left Slovakia without any real movement on any of theirs, as little has changed regarding Turkey’s membership bid and CETA. EurActiv Germany reports.
One of the most interesting aspects of the summit was the changing political axes at …
Hungary has courted controversy over the last few months and has been accused of ignoring European principles and undermining the rule of law. Walther Michl explained to what extent Budapest should fear repercussions from Brussels, in an interview with EurActiv Germany.
Despite the new constitution, Thailand's military government remains merciless towards its critics. Expert Anja Bodenmüller told EurActiv Germany that it is nearly impossible for the country to return to something resembling a democracy.
The European Parliament has indefinitely postponed a vote on an initiative that was meant to bring clarity to MEPs' side activities and rein in lobbyists. But no one wants to shoulder the blame. EurActiv Germany reports.
The Turkish government has rescinded Austria's excavation licence for the ancient city of Ephesus. The seemingly politically-motivated decision has caused outrage in the archaeological community. EurActiv Germany reports.
The German government is seeking to distance itself from a recent resolution that saw the Armenian massacre recognised as genocide, according to media reports. Berlin hopes Turkey will overturn its ban on MPs visiting troops stationed in the country as a result. EurActiv Germany reports.
Dismantling democracy, millions spent in lawsuits and jobs in peril. A study into the effects of the planned CETA and TTIP agreements on the German region of North Rhine-Westphalia has revealed a grim picture. Bleaker still is the conclusion that the results can be applied to all of Germany. EurActiv Germany reports.
German concerns about the country’s Muslim population are growing, especially among women. Researcher Daniela Krause spoke to EurActiv Germany about the issue, the anti-Muslim course of the AfD party and possible ways to reverse the trend.
With food insecurity, terrorism and migration to Europe reaching unprecedented levels, Africa is hoping that a “wall of trees” can help protect its people and stop these threats becoming global crises. EurActiv Germany reports.
Industrialised countries have not respected their commitment to allocate 0.7% of their gross national income (GNI) to development. This failure has cost poor countries €1.8 billion since 2002, according to a new report. EurActiv Germany reports.