Lira falls as Turkey says US waging 'economic war'

Lira falls as Turkey says US waging 'economic war'

The lira weakened further on Thursday, pressured by a damaging standoff between Turkey and the United States over the fate of a detained Christian pastor that showed no signs of easing.

US pastor's lawyer plans appeal to Turkish constitutional court

US pastor's lawyer plans appeal to Turkish constitutional court

The lawyer for the American Christian pastor on trial for terrorism charges in Turkey said on Wednesday he planned to appeal to the constitutional court to seek Andrew Brunson's release after being rejected by a lower court last week.

Turkish trial resumes of US pastor on terror-related charges

Turkish trial resumes of US pastor on terror-related charges

The Turkish trial resumed on Monday of US pastor Andrew Brunson who faces up to 35 years in jail on terror and spy charges in a case condemned by the United States.