Mrs Merkel described relations between Ireland and Germany as "excellent".
Merkel did not mention the AfD by name, instead referring to "the election results of September 2017".
Merkel's stance contrasts with officials more reluctant to point the blame at Russian President Vladimir Putin, including United Kingdom opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, who expressed doubts about intelligence linking the Kremlin to the operation.
Merkel acknowledged that the debate about migration and integration has "divided and polarized our country to this day".
An official release said Modi lauded "the strong leadership" provided by Chancellor Merkel to Germany, and the pivotal role played by Germany in European affairs during her tenure. All Germans need to benefit from the longest economic boom since 1990, she said. "And such an exceptional situation should and must not be repeated".
Merkel has been criticized by German politicians and rights organizations for her silence on Turkish invasion of Afrin. But she was unapologetic about her response, arguing that the government has taken action to prevent a repeat. But she said will "always defend it" and pointed to more hard efforts to achieve similar agreements with Libya.
She's been chancellor of Germany for 12 years, reduced to a caretaker for the past six months until she could form a new government. Seehofer sparked a furor last week when he told the Bild newspaper that "Islam does not belong in Germany".
He added: "I thank the Chancellor and German government for their ongoing and resolute support".
"Mass immigration is continuing indefinitely", said Gauland, who's now the opposition leader in parliament and spoke immediately after Merkel.
Documents do not show that Cruz was ever committed, nor is it known why Peterson did not act on his own recommendation. The law allows a law enforcement officer such as Peterson to initiate commitment under the Baker Act.
To prevent this from happening again, by April we will issue bright colored bag tags to customers traveling with in-cabin pets. United has said that the accident should have never occurred, and that "pets should never be placed in the overhead bin".
Fadel's five-day permit, which began on Sunday, allowed him to enter Jerusalem in order to look for work, the Shin Bet said . The wounded security guard was rushed to Hadassah hospital on Mount Scopus by the Magen David Adom emergency services.
Comedian John Oliver likes exactly one thing about Vice President Mike Pence - his family's pet rabbit, Marlon Bundo . James Dobson and organizations like Focus on the Family connect the VP to the practices most vocal supporters.
The rest of the two resident doctors suffered minor injuries including fractures in the spine, ribs and hips, they said. All of them were travelling in a silver coloured SUV, which crashed into a canter around 2.30 AM in the morning.
Two days later Lavrov's deputy Sergei Ryabkov says Moscow never had any programmes to develop the Novichok nerve agent. The Russian Foreign Ministry said it was giving the 23 British diplomats one week to leave the country.
In fact, there are so many people already playing Fortnite mobile that the game is already sitting at the top of the iOS charts. SensorTower reports that Fortnite mobile players spent $1.5 million on in-app purchases (IAPs) in just 72 hours.
The two men who were injured were said to be either riding their bikes or pushing them when the bomb was detonated. Four bombs have exploded in Austin, Texas , this month, killing two and injuring several others.
VAR has been trialled in some domestic English cup games and in Germany and Italian football this season. Until now the World Cup hosts were selected exclusively by the football's body Executive Committee.
Moon, who was Roh's chief of staff, previously called the investigation of Roh by the Lee government politically motivated. If it approves the arrest, Lee will be the fourth surviving former South Korean leader to be detained over corruption.
It bought the startup LuxVue in 2014, and there have been many subsequent reports on how the purchase might be put to use. If it is successful in producing MicroLED screens , some of its suppliers will miss important business opportunities.
Stranger Things Cast Get Salary Increases Before Season 3
Sources suggest she could be earning $350,000 like her adult actors, with others suggesting she could be earning $300,000 between. It seems like negotiations were rather painless between the cast and Netflix and everyone's getting paid a lot more money now.
Putin easily wins re-election as Russian president
The Central Election Commission said that with about a third of the ballots counted, more than 73.1 percent were for Putin . Putin told supporters on Sunday that his landslide election win showed the "confidence and hope" of the Russian people.
Little Caesars owes you free pizza from UMBC historic win
When all was said and done, the biggest upset in March Madness history happened and it is going to cost Little Caesars Pizza. Despite the heartbreak of a broken bracket, Little Caesars hopes UVA fans can muster up an appetite for some humble pie.