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Peter Kenyon

Peter Kenyon appears in the following:

The World Promises To Do A Better Job Aiding Refugees From Violence

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

But it's one thing to make a pledge. Will the participants in the first U.N. World Humanitarian Summit deliver?

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Documenting Torture: Doctors Search For New Ways To Gather Evidence

Monday, May 23, 2016

Holding torturers to account requires evidence, the kind that doctors are learning to compile from countries at war, like Syria. But there are many challenges.

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Turkey Faces Political Shake Up As Prime Minister Resigns

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Turkey's prime minister announced that he will step down. It's a shake up in a country that's pivotal in the migrant crisis and the war on ISIS. It also signals more power for President Erdogan.

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Turkey's Prime Minister To Step Down As President Erdogan Pushes For More Power

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was seen by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as lukewarm toward his effort to transform the largely ceremonial office of president into Turkey's chief executive.

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Springtime In Iran Means The 'Morality Police' Are Out In Force

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

As Iranian authorities strengthen the so-called morality police, women are bracing themselves for extra scrutiny of their dress and behavior. Will a new, crowdsourced app help them dodge harassment?

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Terrorism Fears And Travel Bans Shake Tourism In Turkey

Thursday, April 28, 2016

In Istanbul's Grand Bazaar, a merchant calls it the worst tourist season in nearly four decades. Terrorism fears and a travel ban by Russia, an important source of tourists, are keeping visitors away.

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Turkey Hopes For European Union Visa Status Promised In Migrant Deal

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Lots of Turks tired of waiting in line at foreign consulates hope their country gets the European Union visa status promised in the recent deal on controlling the flow of refugees out of the Middle East.

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In Europe, Tensions Along Migrant Trail Turn Violent Again

Monday, April 11, 2016

Tensions along the migrant trail to the European Union are again turning into violence. The unrest comes a week into the implementation of an agreement that was supposed to bring order to the migrant crisis.

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Greek Authorities Begin Deporting Migrants To Turkey

Monday, April 04, 2016

The flow of migrants into Europe, more than a million in the past year, is reversing. Under a deal with the Europe Union and Turkey, Greece began mandatory returns of refugees who crossed from Turkey.

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Parsing A Keystone Phrase In A Controversial Deal: 'Safe Third Country'

Sunday, April 03, 2016

The phrase "safe third country" is part of a European Union deal that will send refugees to Turkey starting Monday. NPR's Peter Kenyon discusses what the phrase means.

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Turkey, Criticized For Not Stopping Jihadis, Urges Europe To Step Up

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Turkey faces criticism for border policies allowing jihadis to flow back and forth from Syria. But it deported one of the Brussels bombers in 2015, and says Europe failed to take warnings seriously.

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Amid Crackdown In Turkey, Dissatisfaction With President Erdogan Grows

Monday, March 21, 2016

A Turkish columnist once hailed the country's leader as a champion of democracy. Now he joins many Turks in gloom and disappointment over the country's course.

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Turkey's Capital Suffers A Second Deadly Explosion In 2 Months

Monday, March 14, 2016

A car bomb exploded in a busy square in Turkey's capital, Ankara, killing nearly three dozen and wounding scores more. It was the second car bomb in Ankara in the last month.

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U.S., Russia, Security Council Get A Share Of Blame For Syrian Violence In New Report

Friday, March 11, 2016

The report from 30 aid and human rights groups faults the U.N. Security Council for its approach to Syria, while also giving credit to current peace efforts.

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2015 Worst Year Yet For Syria's War, Human Rights Report Says

Friday, March 11, 2016

The report says 50,000 civilians were killed, and more than a million displaced. The groups, which include Oxfam and Care International, put much of the blame on Russia, France, Britain and the U.S.

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Turkey Shrugs Off Condemnation Of Takeover Of Opposition Newspaper

Monday, March 07, 2016

Turkey's largest-circulation opposition newspaper is no longer opposing the president. Editors and journalists were cleared out by riot police, and court-appointed trustees took over management.

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EU To Turkey: Please Slow The Flow Of Migrants

Sunday, March 06, 2016

At a meeting on Monday, the European Union is trying to convince Turkey to slow the flow of migrants from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan into Europe. What does Turkey want in return?

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Amid Uncertainty, Iranians Hope For Economic Reforms

Saturday, March 05, 2016

Iranians are hoping the recent election of more reformers to parliament will help improve the economy.

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As Final Election Results Trickle In, Low Chance For Major Changes In Iran

Saturday, March 05, 2016

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Iranian Voters Back Moderates In Parliamentary Elections

Monday, February 29, 2016

Vote counts show Iranians backing a more reform-minded parliament, giving a boost to the nuclear deal and the path set out by the country's moderate president.

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