Peter Kenyon appears in the following:
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
Turkey claims Russian military planes violated its airspace as regional tension increases over the Russian operations in Syria.
Monday, October 05, 2015
In a televised interview Sunday — his first comments since the campaign was launched last week — Syrian President Bashar Assad said Russia's air campaign against "terrorists" must succeed.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
High above the Black Sea, villagers communicate across deep valleys using a whistled language. Elders are working to keep alive this tradition, which could have implications for brain science.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Turkey has taken in more Syrians than any other country, by far. But under a policy dating back to 1951, it doesn't offer asylum to refugees and expects them to be permanently resettled elsewhere.
Saturday, September 19, 2015
NPR's Peter Kenyon sends this postcard from the Greek island of Lesbos, where he met a Syrian woman whose relatives were killed by ISIS, and an Iraqi man who worked with U.S. forces.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Migrants in Turkey are increasingly worried about their prospects of settling in Europe. Many vow to keep going, despite the uncertainty and risk.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
David Miliband, now the president of the International Rescue Committee, recently visited the Greek island of Lesbos, where thousands of migrants are arriving by boat from Turkey.
Monday, September 14, 2015
The prospect of tighter border controls in Germany, Hungary and elsewhere in Europe hasn't curbed the flow of migrants seeking passage from the Middle East, mainly via Turkey and Greece.
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Turkey has been cracking down on journalists — especially local Turkish reporters. Advocates for press freedom rank Turkey as having the greatest number of jailed journalists in the world.
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Turkey's president told voters to be ready for a re-run of parliamentary elections on Nov. 1. The hope is the ruling party regains its majority as conflicts flare with the Kurdish minority and ISIS.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
As an old conflict heats up again in southeastern Turkey, the activists have staked out ground on a sunburned hillside and say they're willing to risk their own lives in order to stop the fighting.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
As Turkey escalates its military operations against Kurdish fighters in the country's southeast, Kurds there are bracing for attacks from another enemy at the same time: the Islamic State.
Monday, August 24, 2015
With the collapse of a two-year cease-fire, Turkish forces and Kurdish militants are again killing each other in earnest. In one largely Kurdish town, residents hunker down for more bloodshed.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
At a time when the U.S. hopes Turkey can be a solid ally against ISIS, the country is facing multiple crises of its own: new elections, Kurdish unrest and a migrant wave.
Monday, August 17, 2015
Turkey is on the defensive for not preventing refugees from going to Western Europe. But the country is already struggling to host the 2 million people who fled the war in Syria.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Once Tehran takes steps to roll back its nuclear program, an estimated $100 billion in frozen overseas assets will become available. Iran has many needs to meet with its battered economy.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Turkey, one of the key U.S. allies in the fight against the self-declared Islamic State, was shaken this week by a bombing on a Kurdish community center that has the government fending off accusations of being soft on Islamists.
Monday, July 20, 2015
Iranian leaders trying to gain support for the nuclear deal at home are turning to a surprising place for talking points: Israel. The sales pitch in Washington? The alternative would be much worse.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
The nuclear deal with Iran has some hard-fought gains for the U.S. and other world powers seeking to limit Iran's nuclear program. But critics worry the bulky agreement still gives Iran wiggle room.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
NPR looks at what's in the nuclear deal with Iran and the mood in Vienna.