Turkey

  • American Pastor sent back to jail in another country

    An American pastor who has been jailed in Turkey for a year and a half denied all charges against him in an emotional first day in court. Following an attempted coup in Turkey, Andrew Brunson, a 50-year-old evangelical pastor from North Carolina, was arrested as part of a sweeping...
  • U.S. pastor held in Turkey for his Christian faith, lawyer says

    IZMIR, Turkey (Reuters) – The lawyer for a U.S. pastor who goes on trial in Turkey on Monday over alleged links to a group accused of orchestrating a failed military coup said the preacher had been arrested for his Christian faith.  Ismail Cem Halavurt said pastor Andrew Brunson, detained...
  • Turkey’s Erdogan seeks more influence in Africa

    Africa can be said to be a favorite destination for Recep Tayyip Erdogan. At least from the look of the foreign trips the Turkish President has made in the last years. In 2015 he visited Somalia, Ethiopia and Djibouti, in 2016 it was Uganda and Kenya on the line....
  • CDC says, If there are Thanksgiving leftovers throw them away please!

    If there are Thanksgiving leftovers in the refrigerator, it is time for them to go, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Each year, November 29th is National Throw Out Your Leftovers Day, and this year that’s less than a week after Thanksgiving. But the CDC says Monday,...
  • Trump takes jab at Obama during Turkey pardoning ceremony! Read the sordid comments here…

    President Trump took part in his first turkey pardoning as president Tuesday, appearing alongside Melania and Barron Trump  Trump pardoned the Minnesota-bred Drumstick, who will live out the rest of his life at Virginia Tech alongside understudy Wishbone At the ceremony, Trump noted that he’s been ‘very active in...
  • Amazon cutting prices of turkey, canned pumpkin for Thanksgiving at Whole Foods

    Whole Foods has cut prices on holiday staples and other groceries, Amazon announced Wednesday. Customers will be able to purchase organic or non-antibiotic turkeys at a reduced price of $3.49 per pound and $2.49 per pound, respectively. Members of Amazon Prime will save an additional 50 cents per pound...
  • Vice President Pence: ‘Deep Concern’ About Americans Held in Turkey

    Vice President Mike Pence has expressed “deep concern” to visiting Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim about the arrest of U.S. citizens and Turkish local staff at U.S. consulates in Turkey. But Pence and Yildirim also expressed hope that their meeting would help to usher in a new chapter in...
  • Turkey wants to swap US Pastor captive for a Muslim Clerk!

    President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan suggested Turkey could free an imprisoned American pastor if the Trump administration extradites a Muslim cleric living in Pennsylvania — but the State Department says that won’t happen. American Pastor Andrew Brunson says he was jailed on bogus terrorism charges since his arrest last October....
  • Turkey charges US pastor with espionage, seeking overthrow of government

     Watch the latest video at <a href=”//video.foxnews.com”>video.foxnews.com</a> An American pastor imprisoned in Turkey for nearly a year on what he says are trumped-up terrorism charges is facing new charges, including espionage. Pastor Andrew Brunson, 48, was detained in October and then accused two months later of “membership in an...