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ISTANBUL | 2 detained after shots are fired at US Embassy in Turkey

ISTANBUL  — Shots were fired from a moving car at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey before dawn Monday, an attack that came during heightened tensions between the two NATO allies. Officials said two people with criminal records were detained. There were no casualties in the fleeting attack, in which three of the six bullets fired … Continue reading ISTANBUL | 2 detained after shots are fired at US Embassy in Turkey

ISTANBUL | American pastor charged in Turkey put under house arrest

ISTANBUL — An American pastor who has been in custody for nearly two years on terror and espionage charges will be put under house arrest as his trial continues, Turkey’s official news agency said Wednesday. Anadolu news agency said that Pastor Andrew Craig Brunson, a 50-year-old evangelical pastor from Black Mountain, North Carolina would be … Continue reading ISTANBUL | American pastor charged in Turkey put under house arrest

Turkey seeks cleric’s arrest over Russian envoy’s killing

ANKARA, Turkey /April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court has issued arrest warrants for a U.S.-based Muslim cleric and seven other people for their alleged involvement in the killing of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey. An off-duty police officer fatally shot Ambassador Andrei Karlov at a photo exhibition in Ankara on … Continue reading Turkey seeks cleric’s arrest over Russian envoy’s killing

Turkey: US trial of Turkish banker ‘legal disgrace’

ANKARA, Turkey/January 04, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Turkey has slammed the conviction in New York of a Turkish banker accused of helping Iran evade sanctions as a “legal disgrace,” and says it hopes the decision will be overturned. Mehmet Hakan Atilla, a deputy general manager of state-run Halkbank was convicted on five counts on Wednesday, including conspiracy to … Continue reading Turkey: US trial of Turkish banker ‘legal disgrace’