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Gabriela Baczynska

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

Sep 14 2017

EU sticks to Libya strategy on migrants, despite human rights concerns

BRUSSELS The European Union is determined to go on preventing migrants setting off from the coast of Libya, interior ministers said on Thursday, despite criticism from rights advocates who say the strategy is aggravating human suffering.

Sep 14 2017

EU sticks to Libya strategy on migrants, despite human rights concerns

BRUSSELS The European Union is determined to go on preventing migrants setting off from the coast of Libya, interior ministers said on Thursday, despite criticism from rights advocates who say the strategy is aggravating human suffering.

Sep 12 2017

Brexit talks put back a week, EU expects May speech

BRUSSELS Britain and the European Union postponed a new round of Brexit negotiations by a week until the end of the month in what EU diplomats said was to allow time for Prime Minister Theresa May to make a key speech in about 10 days.

Sep 12 2017

EU tells easterners to take in refugees

BRUSSELS Eastern European Union states must drop their resistance and accept their share of refugees who arrived in the bloc, officials and diplomats said on Tuesday after a court ruled they must abide by the quota.

Sep 08 2017

Turkish minister says EU turning negotiations into 'children's game'

TALLINN Turkey said on Friday the European Union was making a "child's game" out of its membership talks, wrangling over threats to end them, and reminded the bloc of its strategic importance abutting Middle Eastern conflict zones.

Sep 07 2017

EU leans towards more sanctions on North Korea

TALLINN European Union ministers on Thursday agreed to impose further sanctions on North Korea, the bloc's current chair Estonia said, as part of international pressure following Pyongyang's largest nuclear test to date.

Sep 07 2017

Merkel call to stop Turkey's EU bid draws mixed response

TALLINN/PARIS German Chancellor Angela Merkel's call to stop Turkey's European Union accession talks drew a mixed response from the bloc's foreign ministers on Thursday, while French President Emmanuel Macron said Ankara remained a vital partner of the EU.

Sep 07 2017

EU should impose more sanctions on North Korea: foreign policy chief

TALLINN The European Union should add more sanctions on North Korea as part of international pressure following Pyongyang's largest nuclear test to date, the bloc's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Thursday.

Sep 07 2017

EU should impose more sanctions on North Korea-foreign policy chief

TALLINN The European Union should add more sanctions on North Korea as part of international pressure following Pyongyang's largest nuclear test to date, the bloc's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Thursday.

Sep 06 2017

EU to raise pressure on Poland over democracy concerns: sources

TALLINN European Union states will this month debate increasing pressure on Poland to uphold the rule of law, sources said, as the next stage in a process that could see its government formally denounced as anti-democratic.

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