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Zeyad Masroor Khan

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

Feb 26 2017

Cash crunch forces Uttar Pradesh town’s cinemas into a long intermission

Milan Talkies used to be a cinema hall. Now it’s locked behind iron gates, home to a family of stray dogs who growl when other dogs show up to urinate in its dark corners.

Jan 18 2017

Death of a cashless woman in India

Razia Begum’s house lies just beyond the main graveyard in Aligarh’s old city. The sun’s rays barely reach the narrow, brick-lined lane. Open sewage drains flow past her house.

Jul 05 2016

A Ramadan away from home for Rohingya

New Delhi - It’s a grey sunset on a hot and humid evening in the smoggy outskirts of India’s capital. In a barren wasteland between New Delhi and neighbouring Uttar Pradesh, the muezzin of a makeshift mosque calls Muslims to prayer. Dozens of men gather for a traditional iftar meal to break their Ramadan fast.

Jul 05 2016

Breaking the invisible door at Aligarh Muslim University

Café de Laila, one of the many dhabas in Aligarh Muslim University, is named after a woman. That's a bit of an irony because women aren't welcome there.

Jul 05 2016

A Ramadan away from home for Rohingya

Life is a daily struggle for the 300-odd occupants of this shanty town hundreds of miles away from home. All 70 families are Rohingya -- an ethnic Muslim minority in Myanmar -- who have fled persecution in their homeland. It’s been four years since the refugees started settling here on the banks of the Yamuna river.

Jun 01 2016

Breaking the invisible door at Aligarh Muslim University

Café de Laila, one of the many dhabas in Aligarh Muslim University, is named after a woman. That’s a bit of an irony because women aren’t welcome there.

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