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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 18 2017

Turkish tanks drill on Iraqi border week before Kurdish vote

ANKARA/BAGHDAD Turkish tanks carried out drills at the Iraqi border on Monday, the army said, a week before a referendum across that frontier on Kurdish independence that Ankara has called a threat to its national security. | Video

Sep 17 2017

Türkei bestellt deutschen Botschafter wegen Kurden-Demo ein

Ankara Die Regierung in Ankara hat nach eigener Darstellung den deutschen Botschafter in der Türkei wegen einer Kurden-Demonstration in Köln einbestellt.

Sep 13 2017

Turkey will take its own security measures after Russia defense deal: Erdogan

ANKARA President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday dismissed NATO allies' concern over Turkey's deal to buy a missile defense system from Russia and said Ankara would continue to take the security measures it thought right.

Aug 16 2017

Iran's military chief in rare visit to Turkey for Syria talks

ANKARA Turkish and Iranian military leaders held talks on Wednesday over cooperation in the Syrian conflict and counter-terrorism, officials said, during a rare visit to NATO-member Turkey by the Islamic Republic's military chief of staff.

Aug 02 2017

Turkish Supreme Military Council replaces land, air and navy commanders

ANKARA Turkey on Wednesday replaced the commanders of its army, air force and navy after their terms in office expired, reshuffling the top of a military that has been shaken by last year's failed coup.

Jul 26 2017

Turkey's Erdogan says Israel damaging Jerusalem's 'Islamic character'

ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel on Wednesday of inflicting damage on Jerusalem's "Islamic character", in comments likely to further inflame regional tensions in a dispute over the Al-Aqsa mosque.

Jul 21 2017

'Let's get the hell out of here' - quake off Greece and Turkey kills two

KOS, Greece/ANKARA A powerful earthquake killed two people on the Greek holiday island of Kos in the early hours of Friday, sending tourists fleeing into the streets, and causing disruption in the nearby Turkish tourist hub of Bodrum. | Video

Jul 19 2017

Turkey PM tweaks cabinet, keeps economic team largely in place

ANKARA Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim kept the government's economic team largely in place during a limited cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday, notably retaining economist Mehmet Simsek as a deputy premier.

Jul 18 2017

Germany's Merkel blasts Turkey's arrest of rights activists

BERLIN/ANKARA German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday blasted Turkey's detention of six human rights activists including a German, and pledged to work for his release.

Jul 17 2017

Erdogan kündigt gnadenloses Vorgehen gegen Putschisten an

Istanbul/Ankara Mit Massenkundgebungen und einer Gedenkveranstaltung im Parlament hat die türkische Führung am Wochenende die Niederschlagung des Putschversuchs vor einem Jahr gefeiert.

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