Peter Kenyon

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Turkey's President Erdogan Pushes For Broader Powers

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Turks will vote in April on constitutional changes to eliminate the post of prime minister and shift his powers to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Critics warn the changes will lead to one-man rule.

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Did Iran's Ballistic Missile Test Violate A U.N. Resolution?

Friday, February 03, 2017

The U.S. has placed additional sanctions on Iran after its missile test on Sunday. The Trump administration says the test violated a U.N. resolution. Iran says it didn't. Who's right?

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Meet An Iranian LGBT Refugee Affected By Executive Order On Immigration

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Among those caught up in Donald Trump's immigration executive orders are LGBT refugees who fled Iran. One of them in Turkey had sold his things and was ready to fly to the U.S. Monday — then was halted.

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Suspect In Turkey's Deadly Nightclub Attack Confesses, Officials Say

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

A Turkish official says the suspect confessed after he was arrested on Monday in Istanbul along with four other people. There are indications he was acting on behalf of the Islamic State.

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Suspect In Istanbul Nightclub Attack Has Confessed, Say Turkish Officials

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The suspect was identified as a citizen of Uzbekistan born in 1983. Istanbul's governor says Abdulgadir Masharipov was trained in Afghanistan and appeared to have entered Turkey illegally.

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Can The Iran Nuclear Deal Survive Its 2nd Anniversary?

Monday, January 16, 2017

Analysts are looking back on the Iran nuclear deal. It was a year ago that sanctions were lifted, prisoners exchanged and the inspections of Iran's nuclear program came under full operation.

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Death Of A Former Iranian President May Shape The Race For The Next One

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani's death leaves the moderate wing in Iran without one of its strongest voices. His death comes just months before an election that will test President Hassan Rouhani.

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After Nightclub Attack, Fear Descends On Secular Turks

Sunday, January 08, 2017

After the New Year's attack on a nightclub in Istanbul that left 39 dead, secular Turks feel like years of pressure are now outright danger. Some are leaving areas that could be targets for attack.

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Turkish Authorities Continue Search For Istanbul Nightclub Attacker

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Authorities continue to search for the attacker who killed dozens during a New Year's celebration at an Istanbul nightclub. There are various reports on what leads police have for finding a suspect.

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Turkish Authorities Are On The Hunt For Istanbul Nightclub Gunman

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Thirty-nine people were killed in the shooting. A Turkish news channel says a passport belonging to a man from Kyrgyzstan matches a man identified by officials as the suspect in Sunday's attack.

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Turkish Police Continue Hunt For Gunman In Deadly Nightclub Attack

Monday, January 02, 2017

Turkey has detained eight people in connection with Sunday's shootings, but police continue to search for the gunman, who remains at large. ISIS claims responsibility for the attack that left 39 dead.

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Suspect At Large In Turkish Nightclub Attack; ISIS Claims Responsibility

Monday, January 02, 2017

Istanbul is recovering from another attack on its citizens. At least 39 people were killed in an armed attack in the early hours of New Year's Day. A manhunt is on to find the main suspect.

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Turkey Nightclub Attack Leaves 39 Dead; Suspect Not In Custody

Sunday, January 01, 2017

At least 39 people have been killed and dozens other injured in an attack on a nightclub in Istanbul. A man suspected of carrying out the attack has not been apprehended yet.

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Filmmaker Documents Battle To Retake Mosul With Those Fighting It

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

As Iraqi army and Kurdish forces battle to take the city of Mosul away from ISIS forces, a Kurdish filmmaker is shooting a real-time war drama about some of those giving their lives in the struggle.

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In 2017, Will Turkey Choose Better Relations With The U.S. Or Russia?

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Turkey's 2016 was one of terror attacks and an attempted military coup that will overshadow the coming year. As 2017 nears, Turkey may move away from the West toward a closer relationship with Russia.

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In A Syrian Suburb Cleared Of Rebels, A Gradual Return To Everyday Life

Sunday, December 25, 2016

In some areas of Syria, local truces have averted deadly military takeovers. But in a suburb north of Damascus, rebel fighters say their departure resulted more from coercion than negotiation.

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Turkish Police Continue Investigation Into Killing Of Russian Ambassador

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Turkish authorities track down more information on how a member of their own police assassinated the Russian ambassador to Turkey.

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Russian Ambassador To Turkey Assassinated In Ankara

Monday, December 19, 2016

The Russian ambassador to Turkey was fatally shot by an attacker in an art gallery in Ankara on Monday. The attack comes as Turkey and Russia are in a flurry of regional talks about Syria.

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At A Makeshift Iraqi Court, Harsh Justice For Those Accused Of Aiding ISIS

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Working in difficult circumstances, lawyers and judges do their best to administer justice. NPR was present at a trial of a man accused of repairing ISIS vehicles. He and relatives denied ISIS links.

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Civilians Face Heightened Danger As Iraqi Forces Fight To Retake Mosul

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

As the number of injuries and deaths increase for civilians in Mosul and Iraqi troops trying to liberate them from ISIS, it raises questions about guidance that civilians should stay in place.

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