Emre Peker

Emre Peker


@WSJ reporter covering trade, energy, & other shenanigans at the EU. Former Turkey correspondent, Istanbul native.

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The US & #China  had a trade deal, in phases. Then Beijing wanted safeguards against pledge to boost agricultural purchases, to avoid looking weak vs DC. Now, that threatens Xi & Trump's watered down deal -- @Chao_Deng  @Lingling_Wei  & @willmauldin 's scoop:

Big Fans, New Chapter: Beyond Trump-Erdogan bromance, little progress on #Turkey '>US #Turkey  tensions after presidents met in DC -- @vmsalama  & @gordonnyt  on efforts to address Ankara's #RussianS-400  missile purchase, ejection from F-35 program, #Syriaops , etc.:

"A total mess.” #Venice  inundated by almost 2 meters of water in the second-worst flooding of its 1,600-year history -- @EricSylvers  on the fallout and ramifications as pie-in-the-sky dam network fails to materialize:

#Turkey starts deporting #ISIS  suspects, whether #European  countries want them or not:

From the frying pan into the fire? #EU  sues #Colombia  at @WTO  for imposing duties on frozen fries:

Trade as Foreign Policy Tool -- an #EU  case that worked, with #Cambodia :

What's in a Name? Michael Jackson, Metallica, Iron Maiden, Ozzy Osborne & Rihanna have all mixed up Budapest and Bucharest. Now, the two capitals have PMs with the same name. @valentinapop  on the double-Orban quandary:

To slow #ClimateChange , #Netherlands  introduces speed limits (and dietary restrictions for farm animals):

No weekend plans? Digest this (very cool retro page design and interesting themes throughout):

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#Turkey's Pres. Erdogan: We'll build Ottoman-era barracks in Taksim's Gezi Park "whether they like it or not." (So much for post-coup unity)

#Turkey’s deputy premier & economy minister handed Zarrab an exporters award for int’l jewelry sales last year:

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Congress not mollified by #Turkey '>US #Turkey  ceasefire in #Syria . House action imminent. Timing in Senate, where @LindseyGrahamSC- @ChrisVanHollen seek to cripple the Turkish economy with sanctions targeting its sovereign debt, TBD. Same for final, veto-proof bill

"Death toll at bar frequented by perverted homosexuals rises to 50!" Headline of #Turkey 's Islamist pro-gov paper:

Scoop: Trump administration won’t withdraw from #ParisAgreement  to fight climate change; US expected to cut targets:

#Turkey is almost done tallying all the ballots, here's how it's shaking out: AKP 40.8% CHP 25% MHP 16.3% HDP 13.1%

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#Turkey's opposition MPs wear @Besiktas  shirts & scarves in parliament to support #cArsi  fans facing coup charges.

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#Turkey jailed @candundaradasi  over this story: "Here Are The Arms Erdogan Claimed Didn't Exist"

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