Pastor back on trial in Turkey as US hopeful of release
Friday, 12 October 2018 ALIAGA (TURKEY) - An American pastor whose detention for the past two years by Turkey sparked a crisis in ties with the United States went back on trial Friday with Washington hopeful he will finally be released.
The Trump administration is hopeful that American pastor Andrew Brunson who is on trial in Turkey could be freed at a Friday court hearing, but the State Department said it was unaware of any deal with the Turkish government for his release.
Freed U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson, jailed for two years in Turkey after being deemed a 'threat' to national security, tells CBS that the power of prayer helped win his release from prison. Rough Cut (no..
An American pastor detained in Turkey for two years is beginning to re-adjust to life back in the U.S. Pastor Andrew Brunson was charged with espionage and links to a terrorist organization in 2016. He..
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday reiterated that he made no deal with Turkey to lift U.S. sanctions in exchange for the release of an American pastor who had been detained there and who returned..
Reuters has reported that Pastor Andrew Brunson will reportedly land at a military base near Washington on Saturday. President Donald Trump said it's likely that Brunson will visit the White House the..