Top American companies no longer see Germany as an attractive investment and the country is losing jobs as a result. "Germany attracts attention, but it's no longer attractive to investors," said AmCham Vice-President Frank Riemensperger. EurActiv Germany reports.
EXCLUSIVE / Johannes Hahn, the EU's Enlargement Commissioner, has urged member states to engage fully in refugee policy. After all the tragedies, there is no longer time for hesitation, insisted the Austrian in an interview with EurActiv Germany .
Unemployment in the eurozone fell to its lowest level for three and a half years in July, raising hopes that economic recovery in the single currency area is taking hold, official data showed on Tuesday.
The EU is suffering from growing tendencies towards re-nationalisation and separation. Vincent-Immanuel Herr and Martin Speer say it's time to counterbalance this development and launched a campaign calling for every young European to receive a free 1-month Interrail pass when they turn 18.
After the recent spate of violence against asylum seekers, a wave of solidarity with refugees has swept through Germany. In many cities around the country, people have taken part in demonstrations and protests against hate speech. EurActiv Germany reports.
In a phone call to Chancellor Angela Merkel, US President Barack Obama acknowledged Berlin's contribution to the ongoing refugee crisis, while Justice Minister Heiko Maas has told Facebook it must remove abusive content. EurActiv Germany reports .