Peter Kenyon

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American Graduate Student Sentenced To Prison In Iran

Monday, July 17, 2017

Princeton University says Xiyue Wang was doing research for his PhD. He was picked up by Iranian authorities and accused of spying. The U.S. State Department says the charges are fabricated.

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A Year Later, A Divided Turkey Remembers Failed Coup Attempt

Sunday, July 16, 2017

A year after the failed coup, President Erdogan honored the civilians who died resisting the effort to overthrow his government. "We will not forget, (and) will not let it be forgotten," he said.

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Protests In Turkey Mark One-Year Anniversary Of Failed Coup

Saturday, July 15, 2017

One year ago Turkey's failed coup led President Erdogan's government to arrest tens of thousands of people and impose a state of emergency. On the anniversary, events are taking place in protest.

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Turkey Uses Coup Attempt Anniversary To Justify Continued Crackdown

Saturday, July 15, 2017

The Turkish government is using today's anniversary of the failed coup attempt one year ago to continue calls for vigilance and the sweeping purge led by the country's president.

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Morning News Brief: Trump In Paris, GOP Wrangles Over Health Care, Turkey Coup Anniversary

Friday, July 14, 2017

President Trump celebrates Bastille Day in Paris while Republicans in Washington pore over a revised health care plan. And it's one year since an attempted coup in Turkey.

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A Year After Coup Attempt, Erdogan's Purge Shows No Sign Of Slowing

Friday, July 14, 2017

This weekend marks one year since the coup attempt in Turkey. Turkish President Erdogan is using the date to say the government must continue the sweeping purge that has gone beyond coup plotters.

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Victim Of Turkish Government Crackdown Reflects On Year Since Coup Attempt

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Turkey is marking the one-year anniversary this week of an attempted coup against the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. NPR has the story of one victim of the Turkish government's sweeping crackdown after last year's attempted coup.

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Protestors Walk 280 Miles In Turkey March For Peace

Sunday, July 09, 2017

Hundreds of thousands marched to demonstrate against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, after his government imprisoned dissidents following a failed coup last year.

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Thousands Turn Out For March For Justice In Turkey

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

People unhappy with the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have hit the road. Some 250 miles of road, from the capital Ankara to Istanbul.

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Diplomatic Row Between Qatar And Neighbors Escalates

Friday, June 23, 2017

Qatar is facing renewed isolation from its neighbors in the Middle East. A group of countries led by Saudi Arabia and Kuwait want Qatar to shut down Al-Jazeera and cut diplomatic ties to Iran.

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Turkey's LGBT Community Pushes Ahead With Plans For Pride Parade

Thursday, June 22, 2017

On Sunday, members of Turkey's LGBT community are to hold a pride parade — if the authorities let them. The parade has been canceled for the last two years, reportedly due to security concerns.

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Iran Launches Missiles Into Syria; U.S. Downs Syrian Government Jet

Monday, June 19, 2017

Iran for the first time hit targets in Syria using ground-to-ground ballistic missiles launched from Iran. Also for the first time, a U.S. warplane shot down a Syrian government warplane.

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Qatar's Crisis With Saudi Arabia And Gulf Neighbors Has Decades-Long Roots

Saturday, June 17, 2017

It's the most recent flare-up in a series of long-running tensions between Qatar and Saudi Arabia and the Gulf states. This time, analysts say, there will be no easy or quick resolution.

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Theresa May Announces Plan To Form Government After Queen's Approval

Friday, June 09, 2017

The ruling Conservative Party no longer has a majority in the British parliament after Thursday's election. Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday she will forge a government after getting approval from Queen Elizabeth II.

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ISIS Claims Responsibility For Pair Of Terror Attacks In Iran

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

A pair of terrorist attacks Wednesday in Tehran left people dead and wounded at the Iranian parliament and at a shrine to the founder of the Islamic Republic. This kind of attack is rare in Iran, and comes as the country is locked in a proxy war against a Saudi Arabian led coalition in Yemen.

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Attacks On Iran Strike At The Heart Of Its Establishment

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

The parliament building in Iran's capital, Tehran, is a huge modern building. It's part of a vast highly secured complex which gunmen stormed on Wednesday. ISIS is claiming responsibility.

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News Brief: Iran Attack, Russia Probe, Uber Workplace-Misconduct Report

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Iran state media report multiple attacks in Iran. Senate launches 2 days of testimony about the Trump campaign's Russia ties. A report commissioned for Uber catalogues its record on sexual harassment.

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Wins Re-Election By Wide Margin

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Iranian moderate president Hassan Rouhani has been reelected despite not being able to deliver large economic improvements to the country as he promised during the last election.

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President Hassan Rouhani Wins Re-Election In Iran

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Iranians voted for president Friday, and chose to re-elect President Hassan Rouhani, who made a historic nuclear deal with the West.

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Iranians Decide Between Centrist Incumbent And Hardliner For President

Friday, May 19, 2017

Iranians voted for president on Friday in a choice between the centrist incumbent and a hardliner. The Supreme Leader casted his vote, too, before the assembled press.

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