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Peter Kenyon

Peter Kenyon appears in the following:

2 Reports Paint A Grim Picture Of Human Rights Worldwide

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Freedom House says a third of the world's population lives in areas plagued by repression. Human Rights Watch says fear of terrorism presents the greatest threat to human rights in a generation.

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United Nations Faces Setback In Syrian Peace Talks

Monday, January 25, 2016

Expectations the United Nations could get Syria's warring parties around the same table for talks in Geneva Monday have fallen through. Now the UN will fall back to a longer process of shuttle diplomacy.

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What Prisoner Swap Means For Future U.S.-Iran Relations

Saturday, January 16, 2016

U.S. officials have confirmed that Iran has released four Americans - including Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian. Scott Simon talks with NPR's Peter Kenyon what it means for US-Iran relations.

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Turkish Investigators Identify Bomber In Istanbul Attack

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Investigators in Turkey have identified the bomber in this week's attack on a tourist district of Istanbul as a recent refugee from Syria. The revelation highlights the country's vulnerability with the war next door.

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The Official Implementation Of Iran's Nuclear Deal Is Days Away

Thursday, January 14, 2016

A rare diplomatic victory appears to be rolling ahead: Iran says it's on the verge of fulfilling everything it needs to do to implement the nuclear deal it struck with world powers last July.

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Iran Frees 10 Detained U.S. Sailors, Iran State TV Says

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps was holding two small U.S. Navy craft and 10 sailors who it claims violated Iran's territorial waters. The Pentagon has confirmed their release.

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Suicide Bombing At Istanbul Tourist Site Leaves At Least 10 Dead

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

A 28-year-old Syrian man blew himself up at a popular tourist site in Istanbul, killing at least 10 people — most of them foreigners.

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'Sizable Explosion' Hits Tourist Neighborhood In Istanbul

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

The blast in one of Turkey's most famous tourist neighborhoods, near the Blue Mosque, killed at least 10 people. A person who just came out of the mosque said "people were running in every direction."

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Deadly Explosion Rocks Istanbul's Sultanahmet Square

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Sultanahmet Square is adjacent to the Blue Mosque and is a major tourist site. At least 10 people were killed, according to Turkish officials.

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Word's You'll Hear: 'Implementation Day'

Sunday, January 10, 2016

"Implementation Day" for Iran will come once the country takes steps to shrink and open up its nuclear program to verification.

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Surrounded By Troubled Neighbors, Turkey's Conflict At Home Escalates

Saturday, January 09, 2016

Turkey's army and Kurdish factions are battling regularly in the southeast part of the country, displacing thousands. The resumption of fighting has largely been overshadowed by regional turmoil.

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Iran Offers A Rare Peek At An Underground 'Missile City'

Thursday, January 07, 2016

Iran's Revolutionary Guards invited television cameras to have a look at what appeared to be long-range ballistic missiles, which have been a source of recent tension with the U.S.

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The Potential Losers In The Iran-Saudi Arabia Feud

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

The bitter rivalry may be more bad news for the long-suffering people of Syria. Also, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has come off looking ineffectual.

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As Iran Moves Swiftly On Nuclear Deal, Sanctions Could Go Soon

Friday, January 01, 2016

Iran is eager to have punitive financial measures removed and has been working to scale back its nuclear program much faster than many predicted, according to those monitoring the process.

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2 Willful Leaders Heighten Tensions Between Russia, Turkey

Monday, December 28, 2015

Near the end of this year saw a collision between the headstrong leaders of two powerful countries: Russia and Turkey. There are worries that a Russo-Turkish feud could escalate.

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A Cheeky Welsh Town Goes 'Offshore' To Avoid British Taxes

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Frustrated with large multinational corporations that escape British taxes, the town of Crickhowell has decided to make a point by doing exactly the same thing.

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As European Migrants Face British Backlash, A Reminder: They're Not The First

Friday, December 18, 2015

Before the Bulgarians, there were the Bengalis, the Irish, the Jews and even French Protestants. Each wave of newcomers was at first rejected — before they went on to transform London's long history.

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London Subway Stabbing Sparks Support For Muslim Community

Monday, December 07, 2015

A man accused of a stabbing a stranger in a possible terror attack has appeared in court in London. The attack on the city's subway system has sparked a campaign of support for Muslims in the United Kingdom.

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Post Attacks, More French Voters Lean Right Pre-Election

Saturday, December 05, 2015

On Sunday, French voters elect regional leaders around the country, and the far right, anti-immigrant National Front could find itself for the first time ever taking the top spot in one or more regions.

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Fake Climate Change Ads Aim To Point Out Corporate Hypocrisy

Friday, December 04, 2015

As the climate change conference opened in Paris, ads appeared around the city, many from sponsors of the conference — or were they? The ads looked genuine, but the messages were a bitingly satirical.

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