Ricketson was charged with espionage, although it remains unclear for whom he was spying - his family called the court sentence an absolute tragedy.
The court in the western city of Izmir ruled that Brunson, who faces 35 years in jail over terror and espionage charges, will remain under house arrest.
Brunson was placed under house arrest last week following nearly two years in jail on charges of espionage and supporting terror groups.
The espionage took place from July 2015 to February 2017, when he was arrested.
It was just the latest in a series of arrests of American officials on charges of spying for Beijing.
Head of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Duncan Lewis said that foreign powers were targeting information on Australia's alliances, partnerships, and positions on diplomatic, economic, and military issues.
The US Justice Department announced Tuesday it had indicted a former CIA operative for spying for China, in a case that could be tied to the dramatic collapse of the CIA's China network eight years ago.
NYT says lecturer was killed in a Mossad operation against Palestinians sent out by Hamas to gain expertise and weapons knowledge.
Report in influential newspaper says Palestinian's murder shows up Malaysia's permissive environment for extremists.
Britain accused Russia on Wednesday of breaking the two-decade international ban on chemical weapons, at emergency talks on last month's poisoning with a nerve agent of a former Russian spy.
The router hacking operation has targeted both government and private sector groups, and the key providers of network infrastructure and internet services serving them.
A Swedish man has been suspected of gathering information about exiles’ housing, family situation, political activities, and meetings
The Russian woman who was poisoned last month alongside her former spy father said she is recovering, in her first public statement since the attack, as Moscow and London unleashed a new war of words during a bitter session at the UN Security Council.
A cat and two guinea pigs owned by the former double agent poisoned in the UK are dead, the British government confirmed late Thursday after questions were raised by Russia.
The first of a group of 60 US diplomats who have been expelled from Russia in the wake of the poisoned spy row departed from Washington's embassy in Moscow early Thursday, an AFP reporter on the scene said.
The British military facility has not managed to prove the nerve agent was made in Russia, but strongly suspect that it was.
Britain and its allies on Thursday blamed Moscow directly for a nerve agent attack on a double agent in England, escalating diplomatic tensions as Washington separately announced sanctions against Russia for allegedly meddling in its elections.
Former Russian double agent Boris Karpichkov claims to have been poisoned when he was living in New Zealand.
Despite the big names carrying the movie, Red Sparrow fails to live up to its genre as an action-adventure drama full of intrigue and suspense.
Ricardo Anaya of the PAN has accused the Mexican government of spying on him.
The European Parliament's trade committee has voted to control exports of technology that could potentially be used for espionage.
The use of foreign proxies such as the Vietnamese and Indonesian women suspected of carrying out the assassination of Kim Jong Nam is a break from the typical North Korean operation.