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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

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, 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 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

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

Trump says "I am more a spy than he is" in an appeal for Turkey to release a jailed American pastor accused of supporting a failed coup

President Dona.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 18th, 2018

U.S. Pastor Held in Turkey Denies Links to Terrorists

An American pastor who has spent 18 months in Turkish custody appeared for the first time in court Monday, denying accusations of espionage and contacts with terrorists in a case that has exacerbated tense relations between Washington and Ankara......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 16th, 2018

Who Is Andrew Brunson? American Pastor Begins Terrorism Trial in Turkey

Brunson could face 35 years in jail if convicted......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 16th, 2018

U.S. Pastor Andrew Brunson Is Remanded in Custody in Turkey

The American pastor Turkey accuses of colluding with terrorist groups was remanded in custody after a second day of a trial that is increasing strains between Washington and Ankara......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 8th, 2018

Trump Calls Turkish Detention of U.S. Pastor "Total Disgrace"

U.S. President Donald Trump urged his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to take action for the release of an American pastor who is on trial for terrorism and espionage in Turkey......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 19th, 2018

U.S. Steps Up Pressure on Turkey to Free American Pastor

The Trump administration has launched an intensive diplomatic effort to try to secure freedom for an American pastor who has been held in Turkey for nearly two years on what the U.S. says are dubious terrorism charges......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 19th, 2018

American Pastor Released From Jail in Turkey

Turkish authorities freed an American pastor held for nearly two years on controversial terrorism charges, setting the stage for resolution of a case that has strained U.S.-Turkish relations......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 25th, 2018

Capitol Report: Trump says he’ll sanction Turkey over U.S. pastor’s detention

President Donald Trump said the U.S. will impose “large sanctions” on NATO ally Turkey over the detention of an American pastor......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 26th, 2018

"He is suffering greatly!": Trump is threatening Turkey with "massive" sanctions over jailed American pastor

AP Photo/Emre Tazegul President Donald Trump says the US will hit Turkey with "large sanctions" over a American pastor detained on terror and espionage charges. He called for the pastor's immediate release. Andrew Brunson, 50, an evangelical C.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 26th, 2018

Turkey"s Erdogan Warns US Will Lose "Strong And Sincere" Ally If It Imposes Sanctions

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that his country will not "make a step back" and that the US will lose a "strong and sincere ally" if President Trump imposes "large sanctions" as he threatened to do last week, if an American pastor deta.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 29th, 2018

The US slapped sanctions on 2 top Turkish officials over their role in detaining an evangelical pastor

Evan Vucci/AP The US imposed sanctions on two top Turkish officials on Wednesday in a long-standing dispute over Turkey's detention of the American pastor, Andrew Brunson.  The White House said President Donald Tru.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 1st, 2018

Pompeo Presses Turkey to Release Detained American Pastor

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met his Turkish counterpart to push for the release of a U.S. pastor detained for two years in Turkey on allegations of aiding a failed effort to topple the country’s government......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 3rd, 2018

Turkey Responds to Sanctions Over Pastor"s Detainment

The dispute pitting the U.S. against NATO ally Turkey over the fate of an American pastor escalated, with Turkey’s President Erdogan vowing to retaliate against U.S. sanctions......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 4th, 2018

Talks Fail to Break Impasse on U.S. Pastor Held in Turkey

The U.S. failed to secure assurances from Turkey to immediately free an American pastor held for nearly two years on disputed terrorism charges, U.S. officials said, deepening a crisis between the two countries......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 8th, 2018

Trump Vows to Double Metals Tariffs on Turkey

President Trump vowed to double steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey, more than a week after he imposed sanctions against two top Turkish officials over the country’s refusal to free an American pastor held for nearly two years......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 10th, 2018

"US Risks Completely Losing Turkey": Erdogan Vows To Defy US "Threats" Over Pastor Brunson

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hit back Saturday at US "threats" over a detained American pa.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 11th, 2018