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Peter Kenyon

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Talks On Iran's Nuclear Program Likely To Be Extended

Thursday, July 17, 2014

President Obama says talks on Iran's nuclear program have shown progress and there's a "credible way forward." That's a strongest indication negotiations will be extended beyond Sunday's deadline.

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With A Deadline Days Away, Iran Nuclear Deal Might Get An Extension

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry is returning to Washington, D.C., after meeting the Iranian foreign minister about nuclear negotiations. The deadline for a deal limiting Iran's nuclear program is Sunday, but it might be extended.

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Iran Nuclear Negotiations Try To Hurdle Impasse As Deadline Nears

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Iran and six world powers are saying they want to agree upon a nuclear deal this month. Troublingly, Iranian officials now appear to be laying the ground work for an excuse should the talks fail. They also don't appear to be preparing for significant reductions in its uranium enrichment capacity, which the U.S. says is critical to any agreement.

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Deadline Looms In Nuclear Talks With Iran

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

After a decade of on again off again talks between the West and Iran over its nuclear program, a last round begins Wednesday in Vienna. Negotiators have set July 20 as the deadline to reach a deal.

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Beside A Crumbling Iraq, Iran Looks On With Alarm Bells Ringing

Monday, June 30, 2014

With Sunni militants proclaiming a new Islamic caliphate including northern Syria and much of Iraq, Iran is searching for solutions to the looming threat next door. It's taking an active approach to bolster Shiites against the Sunni spread.

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Crowded By Two Shaky States, Turkey Shifts Its Weight In Policy

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The chaos in Iraq has Turks reconsidering their opposition to autonomy for Iraq's Kurds. Turks have viewed the issue as too provocative for the millions of Kurds living in Turkey; now, though, more Turks see the Kurds as a possible security buffer between Turkey and Iraqi extremists.

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Talks Yield Possible Framework For Iran Nuclear Deal

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Pressure is increasing for a deal over limiting Iran's nuclear program in exchange for reduced economic sanctions. Negotiators have one month until the current temporary agreement will expire.

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The Key Sticking Points In The Iranian Nuclear Talks

Monday, June 16, 2014

Iran and six world powers have set a July 20 deadline for reaching a deal on Iran's nuclear program. With the clock ticking, here's a look at the main obstacles.

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Tony Gwynn, San Diego Padres Hall Of Famer, Dies

Monday, June 16, 2014

Gwynn, known as "Mr. Padre," flirted with a .400 batting average in 1994. Over his career, he earned eight National League batting titles and had 3,141 hits. He was 54.

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Former Boxer Steps Up As Kiev Mayor, Spars With Remaining Activists

Friday, June 06, 2014

Former world heavyweight boxing champ Vitaly Klitchko is now set to become mayor of Kiev. In his first major move, Klitchko is asking activists in Independence Square to pack up their tents and allow the square to return to normal. Some activists are resisting, warning that one presidential election doesn't guarantee the success of their revolution — or do justice to the martyrs who were killed there.

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Ukraine's Weakened Military Could Hinder Poroshenko's Objectives

Friday, June 06, 2014

With Petro Poroshenko poised to assume the presidency, he's vowed to crush a pro-Russian rebellion in the eastern part of the country. Analysts say chronic problems with the armed forces is a problem.

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Rare Right-Wing Party Favors EU Integration, Joining Nato

Friday, May 30, 2014

The Svoboda party is Ukraine's mainstream nationalist party. But as Europe's far-right parties rise up from the fringes, Svoboda is now the odd man out: anti-Putin and pro-EU.

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Judge Rules Tenn. Town Can Change Its Name To Rocky Top

Friday, May 30, 2014

The song 'Rocky Top' is about a fictional place in the Tennessee hills. Developers wanted to change the name of an existing town to Rocky Top but the song's publisher tried to stop them.

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Insurgents In Ukraine Shoot Down Helicopter, Killing General

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Reports from Ukraine say a general was among about a dozen soldiers killed when their helicopter was shot down by pro-Moscow separatists.

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Battle For Donetsk's Airport Claims Many Lives

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Ukrainian troops have retaken the Donetsk airport after heavy fighting with rebels. Ukrainian officials claim Russia is behind much of the violence.

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From Kiev, An Olive Branch For Russia — And A Saber For Separatists

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Ukraine's favorite oligarch is poised to become its president. Petro Poroshenko wants peace talks with Russia, but he supports military action against the armed insurgents he compares to Somali pirates. The billionaire confectioner is promising to pacify the restive east, end corruption and move Ukraine closer to Europe — all while maintaining ties with Moscow. Analysts say he will need help — and a dose of good luck.

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Violence Returns To Eastern Ukraine

Monday, May 26, 2014

A day after Ukraine's tumultuous elections, pro-Russian militants in the country's east took over part of an airport in Donetsk, prompting airstrikes by the government.

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Ukrainians Choose Billionaire Businessman As Next President

Monday, May 26, 2014

A chocolate-maker is the projected winner in Ukraine's presidential election. Ukrainians chose businessman and former Cabinet minister Petro Poroshenko to run the country at a critical moment.

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Extremists Vow To Disrupt Ukraine's Presidential Election

Friday, May 23, 2014

The elections could be a major step in bringing legitimacy to the Kiev government if it can navigate the pitfalls of pro-Russian extremists in the East and hardline Ukrainian nationalists in the West.

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How Will Narendra Modi Change India?

Saturday, May 17, 2014

In a historic election, Narendra Modi and the Hindu nationalist party ousted India's long-ruling Congress party. Scott Simon talks with NPR's Julie McCarthy about what this political shift means for India.

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