Andrew Brunson

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US pastor Andrew Brunson in July 2018. Brunson told the court on Friday: “I am an innocent man. I love Jesus, I love Turkey.” Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The American evangelical Christian pastor at the centre of a row between Ankara and Washington arrived at his home in Turkey on Friday after a Turkis(...)

 An aerial view of the compound in rural Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania, US, where Fethullah Gulen is based. File photograph: Staff/Reuters

Local police were on Wednesday called to the Pennsylvania compound of Fethullah Gulen, the US-based Muslim cleric accused by Turkey of instigating a f(...)

Akasya shopping centre,  Istanbul. When it opened in 2014, a metro stop and dedicated cross-city bus line were opened nearby to allow shoppers more easily reach its 257 stores.

The Akasya mall on Istanbul’s Asian side is built with the city’s moneyed residents in mind. The Brooks Brothers, Armani and Burberry stores on site c(...)

People cross an Istanbul street beneath a billboard advertising the Apple iPhone X. President Erdogan has indicated that Turkey will boycott US electronic goods, including Apple products. Photograph: Getty Images

The Akasya mall on Istanbul’s Asian side is built with the city’s moneyed residents in mind. The Brooks Brothers, Armani and Burberry stores on site c(...)

US pastor Andrew Brunson arrives at his home in Izmir, Turkey, after being released from  prison into house arrest in July of this year. The move was allowed on the  grounds of ill health, according to  Turkish authorities.   File photograph: Demiroren News Agency/DHA via Reuters

For more than two decades, American pastor Andrew Brunson lived a quiet life in Izmir. Every Sunday, he preached to a Presbyterian congregation of abo(...)

The latest fall in the lira was precipitated by US president Donald Trump’s announcement on Friday that he was doubling US import tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminium, raising the pressure on Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Photographs:  Adem Altan, Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

The warning signs have been there for more than a year, but in the past week Turkey has been hit by a financial crisis that, coupled with a tense stan(...)

Berat Albayrak, Turkey’s treasury and finance minster, promised to “transform” the country’s economy and to “rein in inflation”, but lacked specific details. Photographer: Stringer/Bloomberg

A spat with the United States and a deepening economic crisis plunged Turkey’s lira to an all-time low against the dollar on Friday, despite its finan(...)

The Lira has fallen more than 35 per cent this year after losing nearly a quarter of its value in 2017. Photograph: Murad Sezer/Reuters

Turkey’s lira plunged as much as 14 per cent on Friday as worries about President Tayyip Erdogan’s influence over monetary policy and worsening US rel(...)

The Turkish lira fell to an all-time low of 5.4941 against the US dollar on Thursday. Photograph: Sedat Suna/EPA

The Turkish lira dropped to a new low against the dollar, losing 4 per cent on Thursday despite government promises of a new economic plan, as pressur(...)

A Turkish national flag hangs above retail kiosks on a street in Ankara. The yield on the country’s benchmark bond briefly touched a historic high of more than 20 per cent on Tuesday.

Turkey’s bonds and currency came under intense pressure on Tuesday as investors fretted about a breakdown in relations with the United States and poli(...)

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