Comments by Sigmar Gabriel on President Erdogan were "disrespectful, insolent", Turkish Deputy PM Bozdag says.
"That's not on", said Merkel about the latest case of a German citizen being pursued by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government, adding that countries "must not misuse worldwide organisations such as Interpol".
Gabriel, a senior member of the SPD, had bitterly denounced Erdogan's remarks as an "unprecedented act of interference" in Germany's sovereignty.
The German parliament voted to recognize the massacre, deportation and starvation of up to 1.5 million Armenians during the dying days of the Ottoman Empire as "genocide" last summer.
"We will go to countries that have opened their doors and we will open our doors to them", he stressed.
He also reaffirmed past Turkish accusations against Germany that it was giving refuge both to wanted Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants and suspected plotters in the July 15, 2016, failed coup bid.
Relations between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies have been deteriorating for more than a year, particularly since the July 2016 coup attempt in Turkey during which at least 240 people died.
A German foreign office official said Germany was in touch with Spanish authorities demanding that Berlin be involved in any extradition proceedings and insisting that no extradition should take place.
Kurz said the European Union had been too optimistic that the situation in Turkey could improve after the failed coup in summer 2016 and subsequent crackdown on the opposition.
It wasn't immediately clear what Akhanlı is accused of, but the author has in the past written about the mass killing of Armenians in Turkey in 1915.
Corey Booker , D- New Jersey, announced he plans to introduce legislation to remove Confederate statues from the U.S. The demonstrators had gathered in the college town to protest the removal of a statue of Lee from a public park.
Kompany has played for Mark Hughes, Roberto Mancini and Manuel Pellegrini during his nine years with the Premier League side. His movement was key, especially for Sandro Ramirez, who I think could struggle for goals.
You get the scripts a month before we start shooting, or six weeks, and then you know what's going to happen that season. However, it is rumored that these episodes will be supersized - a rumor which HBO has yet to confirm officially.
Why is it called the "Great American Eclipse?" There is a 70-mile stretch from SC through OR that will have the best views. For those outside of the zone of totality, NASA has warned people not to look directly into the partial eclipse .
World Rugby CEO Brett Gosper, cricket star Brendon McCullum and WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker also paid their respects. He never backed down from any challenge or fight, and that's why he was not only a great player, but a great New Zealander.
Williams has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder and three counts of second-degree murder, Mail Online reports . The scene was heartbreaking to police; counseling services are being offered to those who responded to the home.
Unlike the higher denomination notes, the smaller denominations of Rs 20 and Rs 50 are expected to be phased out gradually. This is the third note that is going to be changed after the demonetisation move by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver starts 18th Saturday night in the NASCAR Cup event, a grueling 500-lap affair. Of course, no one has ever disputed Busch's talent. " Erik Jones put up a whale of a fight", said Busch.
It's unusual in the National Football League for a team to carry three quarterbacks unless of course, you're the New York Jets . Things are going really well for the Jets, presuming the plan is to go 0-16 this season and secure the No. 1 pick.
The latest generation of biometric sensors record the state of mind and health status of the passengers. The auto is a one-of-one example of Mercedes' vision for the cars it'll make in 2035 and beyond.
People Killed in India After Train Derails
Heavyweight cranes and gas cutters were used to lift displaced and overturned coaches and cut through their tangled remains. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu ordered an inquiry into the train derailment to ascertain the cause of the incident.
Dead in Plane Crash Near Oregon Eclipse Viewing Site
The Oregonian/Oregonlive reports that the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are exploring. The pilot of a small passenger plane that crashed near Madras on Saturday was the only fatality, investigators said Sunday.
Sensex plunges over 400 points; Nifty below 9800
Among other Asian markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was up 0.09 per cent while Japan's Nikkei shed 0.13 per cent. On similar lines, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty dropped by 73.95 points or 0.74 per cent to 9,830.20.
Umpires in Detroit take stand against verbal abuse
There's often arguments between team players and umpires, managers and umpires, and coaches and umpires, that's part of the game. Ausmus added that he felt it was ironic that the umpires were wearing white armbands when players aren't allowed to wear those.
PA State Troopers shot; suspect shot dead
Authorities say two Pennsylvania state troopers were shot and the suspect was killed outside a grocery store south of Pittsburgh. A struggle ensued as troopers tried to arrest him, and Belsar pulled out a gun and fired one shot, striking both troopers.
Six Police Officers Shot In United States
More than 900 civilians were shot and killed by police during that same span, according to The Washington Post. Later the same night, authorities in Northern Florida confirmed two officers were shot in Jacksonville, Fla.
Over 100 cows die allegedly due to starvation
The Congress on Saturday targeted the BJP on cow protection and said for the ruling party it means "killing of minority people". A number of cows got stuck in swampy land and died at the Mathana Gaushala in the Kurukshetra district of Haryana.
Sonny Landham Dies: 'Predator' Actor Was 76
Following his acting career, Landham got into politics as a Republican and ran for Governer of Kentucky as long as State Senator. In 2004, Landham also ran for a state Senate seat in Kentucky and in 2008 was nominated by the Libertarian party for the U.S.
Sharad Yadav readies for show of strength
It has seven parliamentarians in the Rajya Sabha after two members - Yadav and Ali Anwar - distanced themselves from the party. Most of the JD-U leaders, including 70 party MLAs, two Lok Sabha MPs and seven Rajya Sabha MPs participated in the meeting.
South Korea military drills about to begin
North Korea has already released a statement regarding the announced exercise through the Central News Agency. A JCS official made the announcement during a regular briefing on Friday.