Scotland's leader says officials are legally obliged to follow the extradition procedures for a fugitive Catalan politician in Scotland, even though her government strongly opposes Spain's decision to arrest and imprison Catalonia's separatist leaders. Protesters also turned out in the northern city of Girona, where Puigdemont was mayor before he became regional president in 2016. The ex-head of Catalonia is now being held at a police station.
Puidgemont could take his case to Germany's highest court, which had in 2005 blocked the extradition to Spain on an European Union arrest warrant of a German-Syrian al-Qaeda suspect.
Fresh regional elections will be triggered if a new leader is not elected by May 22.
They said "Mr. Puigdemont is now in police custody" and refused to give further details.
German magazine Focus said Spanish intelligence informed the BKA federal police that Puigdemont was on his way from Finland to Germany.
Puigdemont had entered Germany from Denmark after leaving Finland Friday when it appeared police would arrest him there and begin an extradition process requested by Spain.
The detention comes at a tense moment in Catalonia.
Puidgemont's arrest follows fresh legal action against separatist politicians from the wealthy northeastern region and it is coming after a Spanish High Court detained five Catalan politicians for their role in the region's secessionist bid staged in October previous year.
Albert Rivera, the leader of the centrist party Ciudadanos which was set up in Catalonia to fight against separatism, welcomed Puigdemont's arrest, saying the justice system was "doing its job".
Arrimadas said: "Puigdemont knew that fracturing Catalan society into two parts, spending public money on illegal activities, provoking a political and institutional crisis without precedents and confronting a 21st-century democracy of the European Union was going to have consequences".
Police in the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein said highway police detained Puigdemont on Sunday morning near the A7 highway that leads from Denmark into Germany.
Kabul Sakhi Shrine: 'Dozens Dead' In New Year Attack
Afghanistan's Shiite population has repeatedly been targeted by IS affiliates, who view the minority group as apostates of Islam. Earlier reports said the bomb was planted in a vehicle , but the city police later confirmed it was a suicide bomber.
His lawyer, Jaume Alonso-Cuevillas, confirmed to The Associated Press that German police stopped Puigdemont on Sunday when he was crossing the border.
The Catalan leader has been living in self-imposed exile in Belgium since he fled Spain five months ago amid the uproar over the referendum. Arrest warrants have also been issued for five other Catalan separatists.
He had wanted to be re-elected as Catalonia's regional boss- albeit while remaining overseas to avoid arrest - but the Constitutional Court in Madrid ruled earlier that a presidential candidate must be present in parliament for the vote in order to take up the post.
Separatists in Catalonia are now trying to elect a leader for the regional government before a two-month time limit is up and new elections are called.
Spain's Supreme Court ruled on Friday that 25 Catalan leaders would be tried for rebellion, embezzlement or disobeying the state.
Polls show Catalans are equally divided on the secession issue, with pro-secession parties maintaining a slim hold on the regional legislature in December elections.
The video, which contains violent content and may be disturbing for some viewers, is now available on YouTube. The savage punishment was carried out after a kangaroo court found her guilty of eloping with her boyfriend.
Spokesmen for Baillie Gifford and Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. were not immediately available to comment . Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA ) has approved CEO Elon Musk's pay package, according to sources close to the company.
Mattis spoke at the start of a Pentagon meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is on a three-week US visit. Mattis told reporters he was also going to bring up the need to reduce civilian casualties when meeting the prince.
Andy Rohrbaugh of Dillsburg said he marched as a "responsible gun owner" who wants it to be more hard for some people to buy guns. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas killings in Parkland, Florida, sparked school walkouts and the March for Our Lives movement.
Bashir Manzo, who heads a parents' support group in Dapchi, said: "These girls were not accompanied by any security personnel". Many of the Nigerian schoolgirls abducted from their village a month ago have just been released back to their families.
Under the name "Good Karma Family 2018", the anonymous victor chose the lump-sum cash option of $352 million, Reuters reported . "We encourage whoever won to sign the back of that ticket, put it somewhere very safe", Svitko said .
The US military put countering China and Russian Federation at the center of a new national defense strategy recently unveiled. Navy destroyer USS Chafee also sailed close to the Paracels, provoking a stern reaction from the Chinese Defense Ministry.
Apple has confirmed that they are working towards solving the problem of Siri reading aloud hidden notifications on iPhones. If prompted, Siri will read out whatever details are within the app without checking to make sure it's the primary user.
Both benchmarks posted a daily gain of more than three percent, and reached their highest level since February 2. The Energy Information Administration will issue its weekly update on US petroleum supplies Wednesday.
Residents of Afrin welcomed Turkish soldiers with cheers while Turkish soldiers also offered them chocolate and Turkish delight. Those areas are controlled by US -backed Syrian Kurdish forces, and USA troops are stationed there.
Putin won a landslide re-election victory on Sunday, extending his rule over the world's largest country for another six years. The two leaders talked over the phone on Tuesday and discussed U.S. -Russia relations and denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula.
At the time of the incident, neither Mr Noor or another officer present, Matthew Harrity , had their body-worn cameras activated. Damond's shooting ended up as global news last summer, as she was a dual citizen of the US and Australia.
U.S. charges 9 Iranians in massive hacking scheme
Justice Department officials called it the largest state-sponsored hacking campaign the US government has ever prosecuted. The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control issued sanctions against the Iranians on Friday.
Curry (ankle) set to return tonight vs. Hawks
Quinn Cook figures to continue filling in for him at point guard should he ultimately be forced to miss more time. Omri Casspi (Out - Ankle): The Warriors have listed Casspi as OUT for Friday's game (Mar. 23) against the Hawks.
Melania Trump recognises 10 women with global courage awards
Daniels' lawyer said in an interview with TODAY Show on March 7 that his client had in fact had a sexual relationship with Donald. Stormy Daniels attends the 2018 Adult Video News Awards at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on January 27, 2018 in Las Vegas.
French hostage swap officer 'fighting for life'
Approximately 11.15am: Gunshots are reported at a Super U supermarket in the town of Trebes as Lakdim storms in, taking hostages. Despite this, Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said there was "no warning sign" that Lakdim would carry out an attack.
Trump, tariffs, trade: What's at stake?
And what's more, Germany, the United Kingdom, Sweden and others in Europe are trying to negotiate a European Union-wide exemption. All three countries and others have called on Trump to exempt their countries from the tariffs.