German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her center-left rival, Martin Schulz, locked horns over how to deal with Turkey in their only televised debate Sunday, three weeks before the country's general election.
Merkel argued that the cease of the accession talks with Turkey can only be decided in the concert of the European Union states.
"I'll speak to my (EU) colleagues to see if we can reach a joint position on this so that we can end these accession talks", Merkel added.
Turkey has been in negotiations to join the European Union since 2005, but talks recently grinded to a halt and European Union leaders have stepped up their criticism of President Tayyip Erdogan.
"I do not intend to break off diplomatic relations with Turkey just because we're in an election campaign and want to show each other who is tougher", she said.
Merkel's comments came after Schulz appeared to surprise her by vowing to push for an end to the negotiations if he was elected chancellor in the September 24 federal election.
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There was no immediate reaction from Turkey which is in the midst of a national religious holiday.
If the polls are correct, Mr Schulz appears to have failed to capitalise on the campaign's only television debate involving Ms Merkel or to revive his flagging chances of defeating the chancellor as she aims for a fourth term.
On 1st September, tensions grew again when Merkel said Germany should react decisively to Ankara's detention of two additional German citizens, as calls grew in Germany for Berlin to issue a formal travel warning for Turkey, a popular tourist destination for many Germans.
Social Democrat Martin Schulz, Merkel's main challenger, said she made a "serious mistake" when she opened Germany's boarders to around a million asylum seekers.
In talks with local leaders, the government is hoping to agree further measures to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions in the most affected cities and raise more resources to achieve medium and long-term results.
Ms Merkel responded by saying that she had implemented the first article of the German constitution which upholds human rights. She has previously said she would respect the talks. They were also united on backing legal changes to permit class action suits for owners of diesel cars affected by the auto emissions scandal, and on cracking down on radical Islamic preachers.
Philadelphia police say the body of a missing Temple University student has been found and a man will be charged in her death. Jenna Burleigh was reported missing Friday after disappearing from a popular bar near the Temple campus early Thursday.
With the latest closure orders from Washginton, "both countries will remain with three consulates each", she said. Russian President Vladimir Putin denied interfering in the election and strongly protested Obama's move.
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Colonial Pipeline predicted Sunday afternoon that it would pump gasoline again from its lines west of Louisiana on Tuesday. Gas prices have skyrocketed at local pumps and we are receiving calls from concerned drivers about price gouging.
Lynch, who was the Broncos' number one draft pick in 2016, will miss a month or more with a sprained throwing shoulder. Trevor Siemian is Denver's starter after he beat Paxton Lynch to the job for a second straight summer.
Karra Porter, Wubbels' lawyer, said at the news conference that the nurse followed the law and the police were wrong. The nurse says officers did not have a warrant or meet any of the mandatory criteria needed for the taking blood.
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