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Peter Kenyon

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Turkey Clamps Down On Media After Coup Attempt

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Turkey's clampdown on the media continues in the wake of a coup attempt. The latest government decree — issued under a state of emergency — says nearly 130 media outlets are to be closed.

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Despite Turkey's Crackdown, Some Critics Are Still Speaking Out

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Most critics are silent these days, but a few are voicing opposition to the widespread arrests and workplace dismissals. They say this is just an acceleration of the government's existing policy.

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After Failed Coup, How Will Turkey's Military Cope With All Its Challenges?

Saturday, July 23, 2016

The Turkish armed forces have long been a point of national pride. Turks are glad last week's coup attempt failed, but are now left with a demoralized, weakened force at a time of critical challenges.

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Turkey Begins 3-Month State Of Emergency Amid Ongoing Crackdown

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is reasserting his control following a failed military coup with widespread purges of the country's institutions.

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Turkish Government Declares 3 Month State Of Emergency

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The Turkish government has declared a three-month state of emergency, signaling a protracted period of crackdown in the wake of last week's failed coup attempt.

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After Brexit Vote, U.K. Sees A Wave Of Hate Crimes And Racist Abuse

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The National Police Chiefs Council in Britain has noted a jump in hate crime reports. Incidents include dog excrement thrown at a German's door and anti-Polish messages left on doorsteps.

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Dozens Killed In Attack On Istanbul's International Airport

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Three suicide bombers struck Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport Tuesday night. Turkey's prime minister said officials suspect the attack was committed by extremists loyal to ISIS.

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What To Know About Brexit Today

Monday, June 27, 2016

Britain's top political parties are scrambling to find new leaders as lame duck Prime Minister David Cameron heads to Brussels to attend European Commission meetings and reassure continental allies.

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British Politics Remain In Upheaval After Brexit Vote

Monday, June 27, 2016

In Britain, there's chaos in both political parties, talk of regret and a re-do and markets are still roiling. NPR catches up on the latest consequences of last week's vote by the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.

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U.K's Decision To Leave The EU Ushers In Regret And Disarray

Monday, June 27, 2016

The Conservative and Labour Parties are facing shake-ups, businesses and financial markets are seeking reassurances and there's little clarity about when and how this disengagement will take place.

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'Brexit' Aftermath: Resignations, Financial Fallout And A Petition To Redo

Saturday, June 25, 2016

The U.K.'s credit rating has been cut, another government official has resigned and a new petition has gathered more than 1 million signatures calling for another vote.

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Brexit Vote Inspires New Calls For Scottish Independence

Friday, June 24, 2016

The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union has prompted calls for another independence referendum in Scotland and rumblings of breaking off from Britain in Northern Ireland as well.

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Britain's EU Exit: What Comes Next?

Friday, June 24, 2016

The United Kingdom will be getting a new prime minister soon, and that leader will have to negotiate the country's exit from the EU, a process that could take up to two years.

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Britain's Bookies: Odds Are U.K. Will Stay In EU

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The polls point to a close Brexit vote on Thursday. But the bookmakers, who've done better than the pollsters recently, say it's more likely that British voters will choose to remain in the EU.

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As Brexit Vote Approaches, David Cameron's Political Life Is On The Line

Monday, June 20, 2016

David Cameron took a huge political gamble in offering the British people a referendum on European Union membership. With a vote to exit the EU looking more likely, his political life is on the line.

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Irish Voters Share 'Brexit' Opposition To Protect Economic Interests

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Many Irish citizens living in Britain can vote in Thursday's referendum on European Union membership. Ireland, with billions of trade dollars at risk, wants them to vote to keep the UK in the EU.

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Brexit Vote Reignites Debate Over Scottish Independence

Friday, June 17, 2016

Scots are expected to vote to stay in the United Kingdom in next week's referendum, but some nationalists see Brexit as a way to hasten Scottish independence.

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British MP Jo Cox Shot And Killed; Suspect Is In Custody

Friday, June 17, 2016

British police are investigating the motives of a man who fatally shot Labour Party MP Jo Cox on Thursday. She was an advocate for Syrian refugees and a campaigner against Britain leaving the EU.

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British Parliament Member Jo Cox Killed In Birstall, England

Thursday, June 16, 2016

A gunman shot and killed British Parliament member Jo Cox Thursday in the town of Birstall in northern England. Both sides suspended campaigning for next week's European Union referendum.

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Immigration May Play A Big Role In Next Week's 'Brexit' Vote

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Supporters of the United Kingdom pulling out of the European Union are finding that concerns over immigration are motivating many who plan to vote "Leave" in this month's referendum.

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