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

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oh my brace for market showdown monday erdogan sacks s central bank governor has the story
Oh, my. Brace for market showdown Monday:

Erdogan sacks #Turkey's central bank governor -- @laurapitel has the story:
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how farms are choking the mighty mississippi and the lives it feeds great wsjgraphics piece
How Farms Are Choking the Mighty Mississippi -- and the lives it feeds, great @WSJGraphics piece:
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decided that its patience had done nothing to slow down american pressure that was proving more effective tha
#Iran decided that its patience had done nothing to slow down American pressure that was proving more effective than it had thought.”
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a tough approach on competition amp strong defense of european trade will make for yet more interesting trans
A tough approach on competition & strong defense of European trade will make for yet more interesting trans-Atlantic relations, despite safe pairs of hands at the helm with @UvdLeyen & --@Lagarde &a@valentinapopmp; on@laurnorman the proposed te#EUam:
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off the hook for now revokes recommendation to launch sanctions procedure over rome s debt load budget
#Italy , off the hook for now --@EU_Commission revokes recommendation to launch sanctions procedure over Rome's debt load, budget:
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he did what people 30 years later would call fake news boris johnson was seen as a clown by officials during h
“He did what people 30 years later would call fake news.”

Boris Johnson was seen as a clown by #EU officials during his time as a Brussels correspondent. Then he became a #Brexit champion & now stands to lead #UK. @jimbrunsden with a blast from the past:
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meanwhile in the eu parliament candidates announced for parliament president via europarlen
Meanwhile in the #EU Parliament...

Candidates announced for Parliament President via @Europarl_EN
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meet the eus next leaders barring hiccups nifty bios courtesy of the ft
Meet the #EU’s next leaders, barring hiccups -- nifty bios courtesy of the @ft:
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she was chosen because her work at the imf has been challenging someone who can manage to do that i think can
"She was chosen because her work at the IMF has been challenging ... someone who can manage to do that, I think, can also lead the #ECB," #German Chancellor Merkel says of #EU leaders tapping @Lagarde to lead the #eurozone central bank. "The euro will fare well under her."
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i am honored to have been nominated for the presidency of the european central bank chief says i have decided
"I am honored to have been nominated for the Presidency of the European Central Bank," #IMF Chief @Lagarde says. "I have decided to temporarily relinquish my responsibilities as Managing Director of the IMF during the nomination period."

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death toll at bar frequented by perverted homosexuals rises to 50 headline of turkey s islamist pro gov paper
"Death toll at bar frequented by perverted homosexuals rises to 50!" Headline of #Turkey's Islamist pro-gov paper:
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amp form united front against us tariffs ahead of summit as pres trumps move cripples allied efforts to count
#EU ,#Canada &#Japan form united front against US tariffs ahead of#G7 summit, as Pres. Trump’s move cripples allied efforts to counter#China — w/ & on the unprecedented free-trade coalition against the White House:
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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 mu
#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)
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turkeys deputy premier amp economy minister handed zarrab an exporters award for intl jewelry sales last year
#Turkey’s deputy premier & economy minister handed Zarrab an exporters award for int’l jewelry sales last year:
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us arrests turkish businessman reza zarrab main player in the 2013 graft case for helping iran evade sanctions
US arrests #Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab, main player in the 2013 graft case, for helping #Iran evade sanctions:
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scoop trump administration wont withdraw from parisagreement to fight climate change us expected to cut target
Scoop: Trump administration won’t withdraw from #ParisAgreement to fight climate change; US expected to cut targets:
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turkey is almost done tallying all the ballots here s how it s shaking out akp 408 chp 25 mhp 163 hdp 131
#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 amp scarves in parliament to support carsi fans facing coup charg
#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
#Turkey jailed @candundaradasi over this story: "Here Are The Arms Erdogan Claimed Didn't Exist"
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turkeys broadcasting watchdog bans coverage of istanbul suicide bombing and social media being throttled to pr
#Turkey’s broadcasting watchdog bans coverage of #Istanbul suicide bombing, and social media being throttled to prevent access.
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