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WASHINGTON | The Latest: Brunson supporter says pastor is back in US

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on Andrew Brunson, the American pastor freed after nearly two years of detention in Turkey (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Andrew Brunson is back in the United States after nearly two years of detention in Turkey. Word about the just-freed American pastor comes from Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Brunson supporter says pastor is back in US

ALIAGA, Turkey | The Latest: Fiancee urges Trump to help Saudi writer

ALIAGA, Turkey— The Latest on trial of American pastor Andrew Brunson, who is accused of espionage and terror related charges(all times local): 8:50 p.m. Members of the Christ Community Church in Montreat, North Carolina, are overjoyed at Turkey’s release of evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson. A Turkish court on Friday convicted Brunson on terror-related charges but … Continue reading ALIAGA, Turkey | The Latest: Fiancee urges Trump to help Saudi writer

ALIAGA, Turkey | The Latest: Trump hopes US pastor will be back in US soon

ALIAGA, Turkey — The Latest on trial of American pastor Andrew Brunson, who is accused of espionage and terror related charges(all times local): 5:20 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump says he hopes to have U.S. evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson back in the United States soon. Brunson is a 50-year-old American pastor who was convicted Friday … Continue reading ALIAGA, Turkey | The Latest: Trump hopes US pastor will be back in US soon

United States | On U.S. Citizen Dr. Serkan Golge

United States – We welcome the Turkish Court of Appeals’ decision to reduce the sentence against Dr. Golge. That said, we continue to believe that the case against Dr. Golge lacks credible evidence and that he should be freed immediately to be reunited with his family. We will continue to follow Dr. Golge’s case closely, … Continue reading United States | On U.S. Citizen Dr. Serkan Golge

ANKARA, Turkey | Getting personal: US, Turkish leaders feud over arrest

ANKARA, Turkey  — A detained American pastor has become a symbol of a growing rift between Turkey and the United States, but problems in the Cold War-era alliance as well as Turkey’s own financial crisis are unlikely to dissipate even if he is released and Washington eases economic penalties. The fate of Andrew Brunson, charged … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | Getting personal: US, Turkish leaders feud over arrest

ISTANBUL | Turkey charges father of NBA’s Kanter as terror group member

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court has accepted an indictment charging the father of NBA player Enes Kanter with “membership in a terror group,” the country’s official news agency reported Monday. The indictment followed an investigation of Mehmet Kanter, and prosecutors planned to seek his conviction and a prison term of five to 10 years … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Turkey charges father of NBA’s Kanter as terror group member