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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

Jun 23 2017

U.N. begins investigation of Congo killings

GENEVA/KINSHASA The United Nations opened an investigation on Friday into killings in central Democratic Republic of Congo, though some Western countries and campaign groups said they had hoped it would have a stronger mandate.

Jun 22 2017

United States rejects U.N. call for access to safe abortions

GENEVA The United States on Thursday rejected a United Nations resolution on violence against women because it called for access to safe abortion for all women in countries where legal.

Jun 22 2017

United States rejects U.N. call for access to safe abortions

GENEVA The United States on Thursday rejected a United Nations resolution on violence against women because it called for access to safe abortion for all women in countries where legal.

Jun 20 2017

North Korea rejects U.N. remarks on foreign detainees

GENEVA A senior North Korean official speaking after the death of a U.S. student held prisoner for 17 months by Pyongyang said on Tuesday his country followed national law and international standards in its treatment of detainees.

Jun 20 2017

North Korea rejects U.N. remarks on foreign detainees

GENEVA A senior North Korean official speaking after the death of a U.S. student held prisoner for 17 months by Pyongyang said on Tuesday his country followed national law and international standards in its treatment of detainees.

Jun 20 2017

North Korea rejects U.N. remarks on foreign detainees

GENEVA A senior North Korean official speaking after the death of a U.S. student held prisoner for 17 months by Pyongyang said on Tuesday his country followed national law and international standards in its treatment of detainees.

Jun 16 2017

U.N. envoy urges North Korea to explain why freed U.S. man is in coma

GENEVA A U.N. human rights investigator called on North Korea on Friday to explain why an American student was in a coma when he was returned home after more than a year in detention there. | Video

Jun 16 2017

100,000 civilians behind Islamic State lines in Iraqi city of Mosul

GENEVA About 100,000 civilians remain trapped behind Islamic State lines in Mosul with a U.S.-backed government offensive to recapture the Iraqi city entering its ninth month, the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR said on Friday.

Jun 15 2017

U.N. urges Russia, Iran and Turkey to free up aid to Syria

GENEVA The United Nations urged Russia, Iran and Turkey on Thursday to open up areas of Syria to the delivery of humanitarian aid in "de-escalation" zones whose parameters the three are meant to finalise.

Jun 15 2017

U.N. investigators say Burundian forces still torturing, killing opponents

GENEVA Burundian security forces and allied militia are still abducting, torturing and killing people with almost total impunity, U.N. investigators said on Thursday, an accusation fiercely denied by Burundi.

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