Peter Kenyon

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Europe's Aid Plan For Syrian Refugees: A Million Debit Cards

Thursday, October 27, 2016

The European Union is giving the cards to Syrian refugees in Turkey. It's a massive project that will provide about $30 a person per month to the struggling families.


Turkish Government Extends State Of Emergency After Failed Coup

Monday, October 10, 2016

Roughly 100,000 people in Turkey have been suspended, arrested or fired since July's failed coup. But the government decided it needs another three months of emergency powers. Human rights advocates, media watchdogs and others are criticizing the widening purge, saying the goal now appears to be to wipe out political opposition in addition to any coup supporters.


Victims Of Turkey's Post-Coup Purge Invited To Prove Their Innocence

Monday, October 03, 2016

Even government supporters worry that that the sweeping crackdown may have resulted in too many arrests, suspensions and firings. New crisis centers are helping some find justice.


In Turkey, The Man To Blame For Most Everything Is A U.S.-Based Cleric

Sunday, September 04, 2016

In Turkey, they're blaming everything from July's failed coup attempt to a 2014 coal mine disaster on the elderly Fethullah Gulen, who's lived in Pennsylvania for decades.


In A Time Of Middle East Conflict, What's The Role Of U.S. Diplomacy?

Monday, August 29, 2016

The focus has often been on U.S. military action in the Middle East. But diplomacy is also critical. Here's a look at one of America's most important and complicated relationships in the region.


Biden Attempts To Smooth Relations With Turkey After Coup Attempt

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Vice President Joe Biden visits Turkey Wednesday to deny that the U.S. was involved in a failed coup attempt last month. Turkey has also sent troops into Syria to fight ISIS with U.S. support.


Biden Meets With Leaders In Turkey As Turkish Troops Move Into Syria

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Vice President Joe Biden is on a fence-mending mission, meeting with Turkey's president and other officials during a two-day visit. A failed coup attempt in July has strained Turkey-U.S. relations.


Biden To Try To Smooth U.S. Relations With Turkey

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Vice President Joe Biden is in Turkey for meetings with the country's president. It's the highest level U.S. visit to Turkey since a failed coup attempt there that led to a crisis in U.S. relations.


Scores Of Casualties In Turkey Wedding Bombing

Monday, August 22, 2016

Officials in Gaziantep say more than 50 people were killed when a blast ripped through Saturday's celebrations. Turkish officials say the attack appears to be the work of a young suicide bomber.


Turkish Officials Say At Least 51 Killed, Scores Injured In Wedding Bombing

Saturday, August 20, 2016

The blast ripped through the celebration in the southeastern Turkish city of Gaziantep on Saturday. The Turkish deputy prime minister says the attack appears to have been the work of a suicide bomber.


Turkey To Release 38,000 Prisoners Early To Make Room For Coup Conspirators

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Turkey is releasing thousands of prisoners early to make room for alleged conspirators in the recent coup attempt — another sign of the ongoing massive purge.


Turkish President Visits Russia To Meet Vladimir Putin

Monday, August 08, 2016

While Turkey continues to rally its people in the streets against last month's failed coup, its president goes off to Russia for talks that could shake up Turkey's relationship with the West.


Despite Washington's Denials, Many Turks Think U.S. Had Role In Coup Attempt

Friday, August 05, 2016

While Turkish officials say they want their relationship with the U.S. to stay strong, they and many of their countrymen say the U.S. was the secret hand behind last month's coup attempt, and they're striking an anti-American tone.


After Failed Coup, Some Turks Call For Reinstating The Death Penalty

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Turkey abolished capital punishment in 2004. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says public demand for restoring it can't be ignored. But doing so would hurt Turkey's bid to join the EU.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.