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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

Sep 13 2017

Rights groups ask China to stop detaining its critics

GENEVA Human rights activists called on China on Wednesday to stop detaining lawyers and critics, voicing concern for their health and fate in custody after the death of jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo attracted international attention in July.

Sep 12 2017

Nordkorea reagiert mit Drohungen auf neue UN-Sanktionen

New York/Genf Nordkorea hat mit heftiger Kritik und neuen Drohungen auf die verschärften UN-Sanktionen nach seinem Atomtest reagiert.

Sep 12 2017

Venezuela Supreme Court has staged effective coup: jurists' group

GENEVA Venezuela's Supreme Court has progressively dismantled the rule of law, becoming an instrument of President Nicolas Maduro's government in what amounts to a coup against the constitutional order, an international human rights group said on Tuesday.

Sep 12 2017

North Korea warns U.S. of 'greatest pain', rejects sanctions

GENEVA North Korea on Tuesday rejected a U.N. Security Council resolution imposing tougher sanctions and said the United States would soon face the "greatest pain" it had ever experienced.

Sep 12 2017

North Korea warns U.S. of 'greatest pain', rejects sanctions

GENEVA North Korea on Tuesday rejected a U.N. Security Council resolution imposing tougher sanctions and said the United States would soon face the "greatest pain" it had ever experienced.

Sep 12 2017

North Korea warns U.S. of 'greatest pain', rejects sanctions

GENEVA North Korea on Tuesday rejected a U.N. Security Council resolution imposing tougher sanctions and said the United States would soon face the "greatest pain" it had ever experienced.

Sep 11 2017

U.N. rights boss sees possible "crimes against humanity" in Venezuela

GENEVA The United Nations human rights chief said on Monday that Venezuelan security forces may have committed crimes against humanity against protesters and called for an international investigation.

Sep 11 2017

U.N. brands Myanmar violence a 'textbook' example of ethnic cleansing

GENEVA/SHAMLAPUR, Bangladesh The United Nations' top human rights official on Monday slammed Myanmar for conducting a "cruel military operation" against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, branding it "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing". | Video

Sep 11 2017

U.N. sees 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar

GENEVA The top U.N. human rights official on Monday denounced Myanmar's "brutal security operation" against Muslim Rohingyas in Rakhine state, saying it was disproportionate to insurgent attacks carried out last month.

Sep 11 2017

U.N. sees 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar

GENEVA The top U.N. human rights official on Monday denounced Myanmar's "brutal security operation" against Muslim Rohingyas in Rakhine state, saying it was disproportionate to insurgent attacks carried out last month.

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