U.S. Pastor Released From Turkey After Spending 2 Years In Prison
Friday, 12 October 2018 () A U.S. pastor is on his way home after being released from Turkey, where he was held for two years. President Trump had pleaded for his release and threatened sanctions against Turkey.
Andrew Brunson was one of thousands arrested in Turkey after a failed coup attempt in 2016. A court in western Turkey says he is now free to leave the country. NPR - WorldAlso reported by •CNA •CBS News •Reuters •FXstreet.com •Newsmax
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Two Turkish journalists have been charged with insulting the Turkish nation and institutions for suggesting that a Turkish court may not... Seattle Times - WorldAlso reported by •Christian Science Monitor
WASHINGTON (AP) — An American pastor may soon be released after two years of captivity in Turkey. A person involved in efforts to free Andrew Brunson say the... Seattle Times - Front PageAlso reported by •NPR
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..