A Emnid opinion poll showed Mrs Merkel's CDU party would win 38% of the vote - 15 points ahead of the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD). While Green party co-leader Cem Oezdemir said the next government must chart a course for ending the combustion-engine era, Ms Merkel and Mr Schulz say diesel vehicles will have to be on the road for years to come. She also raised the prospect of agreeing legal contingents of African migrants who want to study or work in Europe. Although she's drawn thousands to hear her stump speech, schools in Berlin are still on vacation and many if not most Germans have yet to tune in to the campaign.
"Our demands are perfectly clear: the arrested journalists must be released", said Merkel, noting that she would like to be in good relations with Turkey, but the "reality must be taken into account". "For me this isn't boring".
Earlier this year, German officials prevented top politicians, including Erdogan, from addressing Turkish rallies in Germany in the lead-up to an April referendum that handed Erdogan sweeping new powers.
Earlier, Merkel accused one of the AfD's top officials, Alexander Gauland, of racism for recent remarks that Aydan Ozoguz, the government's integration minister, should be "dumped" back in her parent's homeland, Turkey. "You just can't do that".
"There are many areas where people have the feeling that Merkel is lost in reverie", Schulz said, in particular accusing her of using military aircraft at "dirt cheap" prices to fly around the country for her 50 campaign stops in the final six weeks of the election.
In an interview with the Welt am Sonntag newspaper on Sunday, Merkel denied she had made any mistakes with her open-door policy even though the arrival of a million refugees over the last two years from Syria and Iraq opened deep rifts in her conservative party and depressed its support.
"You have to live with it", Merkel said of the protests.
The German Chancellor Angela Merkel warmed to the idea of creating a combined European finance and the forming of a European Monetary Fund.
The statement further said that Germany would also help Cairo to improve conditions of facilities designated for Syrian refugees and other displaced people in Egypt, adding that both countries further agreed to work more closely to mount crackdown on human traffickers, who bring desperate refugees into Europe through perilous Mediterranean routs.
The sanctions were placed by the European Union against Russian Federation for backing separatists in eastern Ukraine and Merkel told reporters Tuesday there's still a situation there where "Ukraine does not have full sovereignty".
They also released photos of flooding in and around the Church . "Jesus promises us peace that passes understanding", he wrote . It also added that it would collect infant and adult diapers, baby formula and baby food, and help distribute to the community.
Daenerys was the youngest, and she was born on Dragonstone around the same time as Jon , but she's still his father's sister. Also, maybe we'll see him as a wight? But when enough people make false promises, words stop meaning anything.
As tropical storm Harvey continues to pound parts of Texas , almost 3,000 flights have been canceled across the nation. Most have issued change-fee waivers for travelers who cancel their flights in anticipation of the storm.
There will be no Serena Williams, once again, but her sister, Venus Williams, will be taking on a qualifier. Another superstar bites the triage dust, the first time the Scotsman has ever pulled out of a Slam.
The TDP's Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy defeated his nearest rival, Silpa Mohan Reddy of the YSR Congress party , by over 27,466 votes. After all the rounds of the counting process, the Nandyal Bypoll election results will be out soon.
The invite gives little information about the phone - but it does hint at the presence of a dual-camera setup. Xiaomi Mi 5X has already been launched in China , so its specifications and features are known to the public.
At times his aides suggested Mexico would pay for it through new tariffs or with a tax on remittances sent back to Mexico . NAFTA is an agreement signed by Canada, Mexico and the U.S. to create a trilateral trade bloc in North America.
Although the app does seek permission to access users' phone data, it refrains from disclosing what kind of data it collects. In 2014, security researchers were able to decloak posters on the app by tricking the app's contact-matching system.
The Rakhine state is the home of the Rohingya community of ethnic Muslims. The government evacuated some 4,000 non-Muslim villagers in the unrest.
Stuart Law proud after Windies rally to beat England
But it was not until the stroke of tea that Windies lost their third wicket when Brathwaite edged Moeen Ali to Stokes at slip. Hope took the bulk of the plaudits after becoming the first man ever to make two tons in a first-class game at Headingley.
Gilead Sciences acquires Kite Pharma for $11.9-bn in cash
It worsened, as 34 investors sold Kite Pharma Inc shares while 43 reduced holdings. (NASDAQ: KITE ) opened at 178.05 on Tuesday. The company was founded in the USA by Israeli-American Professor Arie Belldegrun , who already has two exits to his credit.
New chief challenged to steady the wheel at Uber
He has been steering the travel-bookings-based website since, taking it from a $15 billion venture to a $72 billion global brand. Expedia Inc .'s stock ( EXPE :OTC) was up 32 percent in the Trump bull market this year before the Uber news leaked.
Taylor Swift takes on critics in new video
Still, it's better than " Look What You Made Me Do " - and that's as good a reason as any to listen to it. According to the latest Spotify data, the Swift smash has been streamed 23 million times.
Murray pulls out of US Open, may miss rest of season
Should Bouchard win that, No. 4 seed Elina Svitolina (+1000) is likely up next. "I missed it past year ". Add in Murray, and that means five of the top 11 men in the ATP rankings will be absent when the U.S.
AAP wins Bawana; CM Manohar Parrikar wins Panaji
Bawana bypoll in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP made a comeback in Delhi politics by scoring a massive victory in Bawana bypoll. Chief minister Parrikar was the BJP candidate in Panaji and he romped home almost 5,000 votes ahead of his nearest rival.
Bayern ready to loan out star
Apart from that, Jurgen Klopp's side have also recruited Andrew Robertson from Hull City and Dominic Solanke from Chelsea . It's easy when there is no pressure playing in mid-table where you can win today, lose tomorrow.
Kenya Enforces World's Toughest Law Against Plastic Bags
There are two categories of plastic bags that have been banned under the Environment Manufacturers and Co-ordination Act. Those bags are coming from 30 plastic manufacturers who sell the products for a total of $406 million per year.
Northern Illinois Red Cross ready to help hurricane victims
Continuing rains and flash floods are being dealt with. "When they need the most help and they have no idea who to reach out to". It is the most powerful storm to hit the United States in 13 years, and the worst storm to hit Texas since 1961.
Unrest, deaths, over rape conviction of Indian religious leader
The town of Sirsa, home to Singh's headquarters, is already under lockdown with school and colleges being shut, Reuters reports . As news of the conviction spread, groups of Ram Rahim's followers carried out arson attacks and attacked journalists and police.