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Pastor to pull rickshaw from Penang to KL for charity

'Crazy Iron Man' hopes to raise RM1 million for charitable causes in Penang and Kuala Lumpur.

Pastor charged with sexually assaulting 24-year-old

The pastor, who pleaded not guilty to the charge at the Sessions Court today, faces a maximum jail term of 30 years if found guilty.

S. Korean cult leader jailed for raping followers

His followers say he summoned each of them to an apartment and raped them.

Freed US pastor flying home from Turkey after case sparked crisis

Trump said he would meet the pastor as soon as he returns.

US pastor’s lawyer to lodge appeal at top Turkey court

The Turkish authorities detained Brunson on allegations of assisting groups branded as terrorist, part of a crackdown by the Turkish government following the failed coup in 2016.

Turkey’s Erdogan hopes to rebuild US ties despite pastor row

The dispute has centred on the almost two-year detention of evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson on terror-related and espionage charges, and caused the Turkish lira to take a beating.

Prominent Chinese pastor defiant after church closure

Pastor Jin Mingri had given sermons at the Zion Church, one of the biggest unofficial congregations in the country, for the past decade until local officials shut it down on Sunday.

US pastor’s lawyer plans appeal to Turkish constitutional court

The evangelical pastor, who has lived in Turkey for two decades, has been detained for 21 months on terrorism charges, which he denies.

Trump vows “no concessions” with Turkey over detained US pastor

Turkey has demanded that the United States hand over Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish cleric in the US suspected in the coup plot against Erdogan, but the US has balked at this.

Shots fired at US embassy in Turkish capital, no casualties

The attack coincided with a deepening row between Ankara and Washington over the trial of a US pastor in Turkey - police teams were searching for the assailants, who fled in a white car.

US threatens more Turkey sanctions if pastor not freed

WASHINGTON: The US warned Thursday it would levy more sanctions on the troubled Turkish economy if Ankara does not soon release a jailed American...

Turkey court rejects new appeal to free detained US pastor

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.

Turkey holds out on releasing American pastor in talks

Turkey raised concerns about state-run lender Halkbank that’s under investigation for its role in a scheme to evade a US embargo on Iran.

US State Department: Turkey agrees to try to resolve issues

Brunson was placed under house arrest last week following nearly two years in jail on charges of espionage and supporting terror groups.

US pastor appeals for release, lifting of travel ban

President Donald Trump last week threatened to impose "large sanctions" on Turkey unless it frees Brunson.

Erdogan: Turkey will stand its ground faced with US sanctions

The friendship between the United States and Turkey is on the line in this dispute.

Turkish court rules that US pastor move from jail to house...

Andrew Brunson had already spent nearly two years in detention on terrorism charges.

Trump calls Turkey’s detention of US pastor a ‘total Disgrace’

Trump said Turkey’s failure to release an American pastor from prison was a “total disgrace” and called on Erdogan to intervene.

Defence lawyer says Turkish court could release US pastor

An American pastor being tried in Turkey on terrorism and spying charges could be freed.

Sergeant Shamzaini denied talking to Amri’s wife, say police

Police observer ACP R Munusamy presents police report of the alleged whistleblower denying everything wife of missing activist had told inquiry of cops taking him away.

Trump Tweets support for American pastor on trial in Turkey

U.S. President Donald Trump voiced his support on Tuesday for Pastor Andrew Brunson, who is on trial in Turkey on charges he was linked to a group accused of orchestrating a failed 2016 military coup, in a case that has compounded strains in U.S.-Turkish relations.

Turkey rules to keep US pastor in jail

Brunson is accused of engaging in activities on behalf of the group led by exiled Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen and the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).

US presidents lead tributes to ‘America’s pastor’ Billy Graham

George HW Bush calls him 'America's pastor', while Obama says the evangelist was a humble servant who gave hope and guidance to generations of Americans.

The skiing vicar: Bolivia’s ‘Wolf’ coached by priest

Jörg Walcher, a pastor from Austria, is also the coach of Bolivian Olympic alpine skier Simon Breitfuss Kammerlander.