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Peter Kenyon

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Turkish Officials Seem To Ignore Threats Of Extremist Violence

Friday, January 30, 2015

Alert levels were raised in Europe after the Paris terrorist attacks. Experts say Turkey should be concerned, pointing out that "being a Muslim country won't exempt Turkey from violence."

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ISIS Demands $200 Million Ransom For Japanese Hostages

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Japanese government is facing a ransom demand of $200 million for the lives of two Japanese men held by the self-described Islamic State. The demand was made in a video posted online, in which a hooded fighter gave Japan 72 hours to come up with the money.

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Nuclear Talks With Iran Recess After 'Limited' Progress

Monday, January 19, 2015

Iran and six world powers wrapped up their latest round of talks in Geneva over Iran's nuclear program. Negotiations resume in February ahead of a self-imposed July 1 deadline for a deal.

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For Iran And The West, A Rocky Year For Nuclear Diplomacy

Friday, December 26, 2014

Next year could be a make-or-break moment for efforts to ensure Iran can't acquire a nuclear weapon. But experts said the same about 2014. Instead, two deadlines came and went with no progress.

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Turkish President's Aggressive Behavior In 2014 Gets More Notice

Friday, December 26, 2014

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan used 2014 to assert new powers but found no clear path for handling the militant threat next door in Syrian and Iraq.

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Turkey's President And His 1,100-Room 'White Palace'

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the massive presidential complex is a symbol of Turkey's growing importance. But as one opposition politician puts it: Only dictators want to live in palaces.

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For Iran, The Trend Lines All Seem To Point In The Wrong Direction

Sunday, December 07, 2014

Many Iranians were upbeat when Hassan Rouhani was elected last year. But much of that optimism has faded due to the nuclear talks that are dragging and a bleak economic outlook.

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OPEC Declines Action As World Oil Prices Hit Record Lows

Thursday, November 27, 2014

OPEC oil producers met Thursday to discuss falling world oil prices — something big producer Saudi Arabia seeks to preserve in order to compete with U.S. oil production. But other OPEC countries want to get prices back up because their governments need the money.

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OPEC Ministers To Consider Cuts To Oil Production

Thursday, November 27, 2014

One of the most closely watched OPEC meeting in years takes place in Vienna on Thursday. Oil prices are at a four-year low and a push for a production cut is being stymied by Saudi intransigence.

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Iran Nuclear Negotiators Miss Deadline, Ask For More Time

Monday, November 24, 2014

Negotiators extended a temporary deal limiting Iran's nuclear program, which was set to expire. Secretary of State John Kerry said Iran has been living up to the deal and talks should continue.

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Facing A Monday Deadline, Iran's Nuclear Talks Are Extended

Monday, November 24, 2014

Iran, the U.S. and other world powers appear ready to continue talks over Tehran's nuclear ambitions. Negotiators have been meeting in Vienna.

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Iran Talks Intensify On Day Before Deadline

Sunday, November 23, 2014

The deal that lifted some economic sanctions in return for inspections of Iran's nuclear program expires Monday. Intense negotiations are underway this weekend to reach a more permanent agreement.

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Iran Nuclear Negotiators Face Monday Deadline

Friday, November 21, 2014

The temporary agreement limiting Iran's nuclear program expires on Monday and negotiators are working down to the wire for a new deal. Secretary of State John Kerry has joined the talks.

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With Hand-Sewn Ships, Oman Revives A Glorious Maritime Past

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The rich maritime history dates back more than a millennium. There's a group dedicated to reviving it by making boats the old-fashioned way: with coconut palm fiber, shark liver oil and no nails.

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In Oman, The Man Who Has Defined The Country Is Now Rarely Seen

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Sultan Qaboos has dominated Oman for 44 years and managed to maintain good relations with everyone from the U.S. to Iran. But now he's ailing and it's not clear who would succeed him.

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Talks To Limit Iran's Nuclear Program In A Critical Phase

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

As the clock runs on a Nov. 24 deadline for a deal limiting Iran's nuclear program, talks are more secretive and pressure from deal opponents is intensifying.

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Kerry To Head To Oman As Deadline On Iran Nuclear Deal Nears

Friday, November 07, 2014

John Kerry is headed to Oman for a crucial round of talks with Iran's foreign minister. But the political climate on both sides is making a breakthrough more difficult.

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Iranian Rally Marking Anniversary Of U.S. Hostage Crisis Has A Twist

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

It's been 35 years since the storming of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran triggered a 444-day hostage crisis. Today saw more cries of "Down with America," plus some interesting demands from the crowd.

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Senate Race May Help Drive Record Midterm Turnout In New Hampshire

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio's Josh Rogers discusses the tight Senate race between incumbent Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat, and Republican Scott Brown, a former senator from Massachusetts.

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After Acid Attacks And Execution, Iran Defends Human Rights Record

Sunday, November 02, 2014

Iranian officials are lashing out at a U.N. report portraying Iranians as suffering from an opaque justice system, regular oppression of women and religious persecution under President Hassan Rouhani.

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