Peter Kenyon

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In latest nuclear talks, the European Union presses Iran to make some decisions

Thursday, August 11, 2022

It's taking longer than expected but there's still an effort to revive the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers. The talks include Russia, China, France, Britain, Germany, the U.S. and Iran.


Turkey's President Erdogan is set to meet with Putin again — and has some requests

Wednesday, August 03, 2022

Turkey is part of NATO and keeps close ties with the West, but its president is on the way to Russia with some very specific requests.


Hundreds of women in Iran are defying authorities by publicly removing their hijab

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

If it's summer in Iran, that means women are under more scrutiny than usual as police seek to ensure that modest Islamic dress codes are being followed. But this summer has seen a backlash.


Encore: Climate change is threatening thousands of years of winemaking in Turkey

Monday, July 11, 2022

Climate change is posing challenges to vineyards in Turkey, endangering the future of an ancient industry.


Could Turkey block Finland and Sweden NATO membership?

Sunday, July 10, 2022

It looks like commitments by Sweden and Finland to fight militant groups brought Turkey to drop objections to those countries joining NATO. But it's still not quite a closed issue in Turkey.


Syrian refugees say they're feeling unwelcome in Turkey, but have nowhere else to go

Wednesday, July 06, 2022

Many people in Turkey are growing increasingly weary of hosting the millions of Syrian refugees that have been there for years — but the Syrians have no place to go.


Climate change is threatening thousands of years of winemaking in Turkey

Saturday, July 02, 2022

Climate change is posing challenges to vintners in Turkey, endangering the future of an ancient industry.


Russian's foreign minister to begin talks with Turkey

Wednesday, June 08, 2022

Possible Turkish naval escorts for grain ships coming from Ukraine and going around the world could be under discussion when Russia's foreign minister visits Turkey.


Turkey changes its official name to Türkiye

Friday, June 03, 2022

The Turkish government is asking that the country be called by its Turkish name, a change which the United Nations has now adopted.


Why does Turkey object to Finland and Sweden joining NATO?

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Sweden and Finland officially applied to join NATO, but Turkey's president may oppose their acceptance into the military alliance. There is an international push to resolve Turkey's objections.


The status of Iran nuclear deal talks

Thursday, May 05, 2022

For weeks, talks between world powers and Iran over reviving the 2015 nuclear deal have been stalled — partly because of the war in Ukraine. But they're still a priority and could go either way.


Unrest at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound puts pressure on Bennett and Abbas

Thursday, April 28, 2022

The recent violence at the most sensitive site in Jerusalem puts Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in difficult positions.


Negotiators from Russia and Ukraine meet face to face for the first time in weeks

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Russia and Ukraine say they're starting up peace talks — after many failed tries in various locales — in Istanbul. What do both sides want from the talks, and why is Turkey playing mediator?


Under Putin's media crackdown, Russian journalists flee to Turkey

Saturday, March 26, 2022

Two Russian journalists talk about how they had to flee suddenly to Turkey amid the crackdown on press freedoms at home.


Sanctions on Russia may limit the number of Russian tourists visiting Turkey

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Russian tourists are usually a major presence and economic boon to Turkey's coastline. But local merchants worry that they might not be arriving this summer after Russia invaded Ukraine.


Pressure is on to wrap up Iran nuclear deal talks

Thursday, March 03, 2022

Talks over the Iran nuclear deal seem to be coming to a head — either with an agreement or without one. The aim is to bring the U.S. and Iran into compliance with the agreement Trump pulled out of.


Talks in Vienna aim to revive the deal that put limits on Iran's nuclear program

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Negotiators from Iran, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia and China are working in Vienna to restore the Iran nuclear agreement. Participants say they are closer than ever to reaching a deal.


Turkey's president wishes to maintain friendly ties with Russia and Ukraine

Wednesday, February 02, 2022

As the Russia-Ukraine crisis builds, Turkey is in a tough spot. It's a NATO ally that doesn't want to endanger ties with Russia — including the tourist economy from visiting Russians.


Turkey and Armenia discuss opening borders to more trade and travel

Tuesday, February 01, 2022

Long-time adversaries Turkey and Armenia are talking about opening their border to more trade and travel. But it doesn't look like all the issues of the past will be dealt with yet.


Talks persist in Vienna and elsewhere at reviving the Iran nuclear deal

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

As talks continue to try to restart the deal that put limits on Iran's nuclear program, there's a flurry of diplomatic meetings. Iran wants the U.S. to guarantee it'll stick to the deal this time.