Andrew Brunson

Freed pastor Brunson leaves Turkey, due in U.S. Saturday

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 - 09:58 GMT

A U.S. pastor was flown out of Turkey on Friday after a court freed him from two years of detention.

Turkey court frees pastor after crisis with US

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 - 11:40 GMT

A Turkish court freed an American pastor held for the last two years, in a case that sparked a crisis in Turkey's ties with the United States.

Turkish court rules to release U.S. pastor Brunson

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 - 01:40 GMT

The court's decision to lift judicial controls meant that evangelical pastor Brunson could leave Turkey and return to the United States.

Turkey cannot remain silent over use of sanctions as 'weapons' -Erdogan

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that his country could not remain silent over the use of sanctions as weapons.

Turkey's lira weakens 4 pct, Trump says won't take pastor's detention 'sitting down'

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 - 01:20 GMT

Turkey's battered lira weakened 4 percent on Friday after a Turkish court rejected an American pastor's appeal for release.

Turkey ready to respond if US imposes more sanctions

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 10:50 GMT

Turkey threatened to respond in kind if Washington imposed further sanctions over the detention of an American pastor which has sparked a diplomatic standoff.

Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor Brunson's appeal for release

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 12:27 GMT

A Turkish court has rejected an appeal to release American Christian pastor Andrew Brunson from house arrest

Trump aide Bolton met Turkey ambassador to discuss U.S. pastor

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 - 09:47 GMT

White House national security adviser John Bolton met with Turkey's ambassador to the US to discuss Turkey's detention of American pastor Andrew Brunson.

Turkey dismisses US sanctions over detained pastor, vows dialogue

Fri, 03 Aug 2018 - 11:50 GMT

Turkey and the US on Friday failed to resolve a diplomatic standoff over a detained pastor in talks between their top diplomats.

US slaps sanctions on top Turkish officials over detained pastor

Wed, 01 Aug 2018 - 11:50 GMT

United States on Wednesday hit two top Turkish officials with sanctions over the ongoing detention of an American pastor facing terror charges.