Request for Release of Pastor Brunson Rejected Again

The İzmir 3rd Heavy Penal Court has rejected the request of release submitted for the US Pastor Brunson, who has been placed under house arrest on charges of “committing crimes in the name of a terrorist organization” and “espionage.”

HDP’s Gülsüm Ağaoğlu Released

Arrested on charge of “propaganda” due to her speech in Nowruz, HDP Central Executive Board Member Ağaoğlu has been released with an international travel ban in the first hearing.

Trump: We’re Cutting Back on Turkey

Referring to Pastor Brunson kept in house arrest, US President Trump has said, “We will pay nothing for the release of an innocent man, but we are cutting back on Turkey”.

Albayrak Meets with Foreign Investors: We Have No Plan of IMF

The Minister of Treasury and Finance Berat Albayrak has met with almost four thousand foreign investors via teleconference. Albayrak has said, “We will take every possible step to increase the confidence in the economy of Turkey.”

Tunceli Governorship Says ‘No Fire’, Ferhat Tunç Shares Video

The Governorship of Tunceli has made a statement about the fire that broke out in Dersim and lasted during the last week. While the governorship has stated, “News about the fire do not reflect the truth,” Ferhat Tunç has shared a video of the fire captured on August 15.

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