Middle East

Turkish court rejects US pastor's appeal, upper court yet to rule

Turkey's police officers guard the street of the house of US pastor Andrew Brunson, who is being held under house arrest in Izmir, Turkey, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. U.S. Charge d'Affaires Jeffrey Hovenier, after visiting him, has called for the cases against Brunson and others held in Turkey to be resolved "without delay" and in a "fair and transparent manner." The U.S. government believes that Brunson, a Turkish-American NASA scientist accused of links to U.S-based Muslim cleric whom Turkey blame





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