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Peter Kenyon

Peter Kenyon appears in the following:

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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Iranians Vote For A New Parliament

Friday, February 26, 2016

Friday's election is a test of whether the reform movement can get any traction after a year in which hard-liners have been flexing their muscle.

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In Iran's Religious Heartland, An Enduring Distrust Of The U.S.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

In the city of Qom, ayatollahs and hardliners fret that their government relinquished too much in its nuclear deal with the U.S. and other world powers. "God knows what we gave up," says an ayatollah.

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Sanctions Are Lifting, But Iranians Are Still Waiting For The Benefits

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Iranians were promised that a nuclear deal would lead to an economic boost as sanctions vanished. But as the country votes for a new parliament on Friday, there's been no economic upturn.

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Nuclear Deal Will Play A Role In Iran's Elections

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Iranians vote Friday for parliament and a committee that could someday choose the next supreme leader. Reformers aren't getting traction as the benefits from the nuclear deal are slow to materialize.

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Explosion In Turkey's Capital Kills Dozens

Thursday, February 18, 2016

A car bomb killed at least 28 people in Turkey's capital Ankara on Wednesday. Turkey's prime minister is blaming Kurdish militants for the attack, which was directed at a Turkish military convoy.

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