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Turkey Frees American Pastor, Easing Tensions With U.S.

Andrew Brunson, an evangelical American pastor held in Turkey on terrorism charges, will be sent back to the U.S. following a hearing in which a judge lifted his house arrest......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 12th, 2018

Trump, Turkey"s Erdogan Discuss Syria as Tensions Thaw

President Trump spoke with his Turkish counterpart, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in a sign of easing tensions between the two countries after the release of an American pastor from Turkey last month......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 2nd, 2018

Turkey Frees American Pastor, Moving to Ease Tensions With U.S.

Andrew Brunson, an evangelical American pastor held in Turkey on terrorism charges, will be sent back to the U.S. following a hearing in which a judge lifted his house arrest......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 12th, 2018

Trump Vows to Double Metals Tariffs on Turkey, Escalating Dispute

President Trump said he would double steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey, deepening tensions over the country’s refusal to free an American pastor and amplifying the its economic crisis......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 10th, 2018

Turkey "Frees" American Pastor To House Arrest Following Congress F-35 Ban

A Turkish court has ruled that F35 stealth jets..."poor health" is the reason for the transfer of an American pastor who has been held for two years on "terrorism" and "espionage" charges.  It appears yes.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 25th, 2018

Key Words: Trump says canceling Saudi arms order over Khashoggi affair would be ‘punishing ourselves’

President Trump called the timing of Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance and American pastor Andrew Brunson’s release from Turkey a coincidence......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 14th, 2018

The American pastor freed from Turkey has arrived in the US and prayed with Trump in Oval Office

Associated Press/Jacquelyn Martin Freed American pastor Andrew B.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 14th, 2018

Pastor Arrives Back in U.S., Ending Standoff With Turkey

An evangelical American pastor arrived back in the U.S. after being held in Turkey for two years on terrorism charges, ending a diplomatic standoff that had jeopardized relations between two North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 13th, 2018

Pastor Arrives Back in U.S. After Two Years of Detainment in Turkey

An evangelical American pastor arrived back in the U.S. after being held in Turkey for two years on terrorism charges, ending a diplomatic standoff that had jeopardized relations between two North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjOct 13th, 2018

Turkey Is Expected to Release American Pastor on Friday

The U.S. and Turkey are expected to begin mending a rupture in relations with the likely release Friday of pastor Andrew Brunson from detention and house arrest in Turkey......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 11th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Detained American pastor may be released by Turkey on Friday

The U.S. .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 11th, 2018

State Department "Unaware" Of Any Deal With Turkey On Pastor Brunson

Update: Well, so much for that. Refuting earlier rumors that a "secret deal" for Pastor Brunson is in the bag, the US State Department said it isn’t aware of any U.S. deal with Turkey on the release of the American pastor. "I am not aware of a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 11th, 2018

Report: US pastor"s case to be taken to Turkey"s high court

Turkish media are reporting that a lawyer for an American pastor at the center of a dispute between Turkey and the United States plans to petition Turkey's highest court for his client's release......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 2nd, 2018

Erdogan Lashes Out At US: Defiantly Says American Pastor Has "Dark Ties With Terror"

Addressing his parliament on Monday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the United States over sanctions against Turkey and Iran, which.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 2nd, 2018

US And Turkey "Quietly" Making Progress At "Highest Levels" On Release Of American Pastor

A new report in Middle East Eye says Pastor Andrew Brunson could very soon be released from Turkish detention after months of immense US pressure on Ankara has sent the Turkish lira into a nosedive. In the past weeks the issue has b.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 27th, 2018

Hopes Rise for Release of U.S. Pastor Being Held in Turkey

Turkish authorities are sending signals that an American pastor facing terrorism charges could be released next month, raising fresh hopes in the U.S. that the polarizing dispute will soon be resolved......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 23rd, 2018

Asia stocks rise as trade optimism extends Wall Street"s bull run

Asian stocks rose on Thursday as Wall Street hit record highs in the hope that the current North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations will lead to a further easing of global trade tensions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 29th, 2018

Ron Paul Warns "Turkey Now, America Later"

Authored by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity, President Trump recently imposed sanctions on Turkey to protest the Turkish government’s detention of an American pastor. Turkey has res.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 28th, 2018

Turkish lira weakens 3 percent as markets reopen, eyes on U.S. stand-off

The Turkish lira slid 3 percent against the dollar on Monday as local markets resumed trading after a week-long holiday and investors focused again on a bitter dispute between Ankara and Washington over an American pastor being tried in Turkey......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 27th, 2018

Exclusive: Trump vows "no concessions" with Turkey over detained U.S. pastor

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday ruled out making any concessions to Turkey to gain the freedom of a detained American pastor and said he was not concerned that retaliatory tariffs he imposed will have a ripple effect and hurt the European economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 20th, 2018

Turkey"s lira falls 3 percent, Trump won"t take pastor"s detention "sitting down"

Turkey's battered lira weakened 3 percent on Friday after a Turkish court rejected an American pastor's appeal for release, drawing a stiff rebuke from President Donald Trump, who said the United States would not take the detention "sitting down"......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 17th, 2018