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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Jul 06 2017

Greece aims at 6 billion euros in privatizations revenues by 2018

ATHENS Greece aims to raise a total of 6 billion euros ($6.83 billion)from privatizations by 2018, the head of its privatizations agency (HRADF) said on Thursday, making up for a revenue shortfall last year and hoping to overperform its latest bailout target.

Jun 29 2017

Cyprus says to push ahead with energy plans despite challenges

ATHENS, June 29 Cyprus will push ahead with its oil and gas development plans despite potential setbacks, including the decades-long Cyprus conflict, its energy minister said on Thursday.

Jun 19 2017

Greece blocks EU statement on China human rights at U.N.

BRUSSELS/ATHENS Greece has blocked a European Union statement at the United Nations criticizing China's human rights record, a decision EU diplomats said undermined efforts to confront Beijing's crackdown on activists and dissidents.

Jun 16 2017

Crisis averted or kicked down road? Wary, weary Greeks take dim view

ATHENS Subdued by three bailouts, record high unemployment and a maelstrom of taxes, Greeks were in no mood to party on Friday at news of a last-gasp deal pulling them from the brink of a financial abyss. Again.

Jun 16 2017

Crisis averted or kicked down road? Wary, weary Greeks take dim view

ATHENS Subdued by three bailouts, record high unemployment and a maelstrom of taxes, Greeks were in no mood to party on Friday at news of a last-gasp deal pulling them from the brink of a financial abyss. Again.

Jun 08 2017

Greece to seek arbitration over Eldorado's gold mine investment

ATHENS Greece will seek arbitration to settle its differences with Canada's Eldorado over a gold mine investment, the energy ministry said on Thursday.

May 11 2017

Greece says wrapping up bailout review will help it beat growth forecasts

ATHENS The conclusion of Greece's second bailout review will help the country outperform a downwardly revised EU forecast for 2.1 percent growth this year, a government spokesman said on Thursday.

May 11 2017

Greece says wrapping up bailout review will help it beat growth forecasts

ATHENS The conclusion of Greece's second bailout review will help the country outperform a downwardly revised EU forecast for 2.1 percent growth this year, a government spokesman said on Thursday.

May 02 2017

Greece agrees to sell coal-fired plants, mines to open up electricity market

ATHENS Greece has agreed to sell coal-fired plants and coal mines equal to about 40 percent of its dominant power utility Public Power Corp's coal-fired capacity, to help open up its electricity market, the energy ministry said on Tuesday.

May 02 2017

Greece agrees to sell coal-fired plants, mines to open up electricity market

ATHENS Greece has agreed to sell coal-fired plants and coal mines equal to about 40 percent of its dominant power utility Public Power Corp's coal-fired capacity, to help open up its electricity market, the energy ministry said on Tuesday.

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