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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

Aug 06 2017

Would-be suicide bomber sheds light on suspected Pakistani militant web

SHIKARPUR, Pakistan - The confession of a Pakistani teenager who was captured moments before carrying out a suicide attack has given police a rare glimpse into a militant network they say is behind the recent surge in sectarian violence.

Aug 04 2017

New Pakistan PM wants probe of harassment charges against Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD Pakistan's new prime minister called on Friday for an investigation into allegations that opposition leader Imran Khan harassed a woman lawmaker, charges Khan dismisses as revenge for his role in the ouster of then-premier Nawaz Sharif.

Aug 04 2017

New Pakistan PM wants probe of harassment accusations against opposition's Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD, Aug 4 Pakistan's new prime minister on Friday called for an investigation into allegations that opposition leader Imran Khan harassed a woman lawmaker, charges Khan dismisses as revenge for his role in last week's ouster of then-premier Nawaz Sharif.

Aug 02 2017

New Pakistan PM consults with ousted ex-boss on cabinet, policies

ISLAMABAD Pakistan's new prime minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, began his first full day in office on Wednesday by meeting his ousted former boss Nawaz Sharif, a signal the ex-premier would continue to wield influence after the Supreme Court disqualified him. | Video

Aug 02 2017

Pakistan's new PM consults with ousted boss Nawaz Sharif on cabinet

ISLAMABAD, Aug 2 Pakistan's new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday began his first full day in office by meeting with his ousted former boss Nawaz Sharif, a signal the ex-premier would continue to wield influence after the Supreme Court disqualified him.

Jul 27 2017

Pakistan oil and gas regulator says 50 percent of fuel tankers fail safety standards

ISLAMABAD Pakistan's oil and gas regulator said on Thursday that nearly 50 percent of fuel tankers in the country do not meet safety requirements, a day after the tanker association ended a strike protesting the enactment of stricter safety standards.

Jul 27 2017

Pakistan oil and gas regulator says 50 pct of fuel tankers fail safety standards

ISLAMABAD, July 27 Pakistan's oil and gas regulator said on Thursday that nearly 50 percent of fuel tankers in the country do not meet safety requirements, a day after the tanker association ended a strike protesting the enactment of stricter safety standards.

Jul 16 2017

Pakistan launches military operation in tribal areas targeting Islamic State

ISLAMABAD Pakistan's military has launched a major operation in its volatile tribal areas to stop the Islamic State making inroads into areas bordering Afghanistan, the military's spokesman said on Sunday.

Jul 14 2017

Pakistan PM Sharif rejects graft report as 'slander'

(This June 13 story corrects translation to say "projects amounting to billions..", not "accusations amounting to billions...)

Jul 14 2017

Pakistan PM Sharif rejects graft report as "slander"

ISLAMABAD Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday for the first time explicitly dismissed a report from a corruption investigation that raised questions about the source of his family's wealth, rejecting it as slander.

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