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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 09 2018

Serbia leader suggests compromise on Kosovo border definition

BELGRADE President Aleksandar Vucic suggested on Thursday he is prepared to compromise on defining Serbia's borders with Kosovo, to end a conflict with Europe's newest independent state, a key condition for the Balkan country to join the European Union.

Aug 01 2018

Cable firm United Group draws interest from Cinven and BC Partners: sources

LONDON/BELGRADE Cable and pay TV operator United Group has attracted takeover interest from European private equity funds Cinven and BC Partners ahead of an auction process in September, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Jul 16 2018

Chinese 'highway to nowhere' haunts Montenegro

PODGORICA Perched atop massive cement pillars that tower above Montenegro's picturesque Moraca river canyon, scores of Chinese workers are building a state-of-the-art highway through some of the roughest terrain in southern Europe. | Video

Jun 26 2018

Serbia must spend to tackle 'devastating' environmental problems: advisors

BELGRADE Serbia's fiscal advisory council urged the government on Tuesday to begin investing 1.3 percent of GDP to tackle "devastating" environmental problems including air pollution and an acute lack of sewage treatment facilities.

Jun 18 2018

Greece, Macedonia sign pact to change ex-Yugoslav republic's name

(This version of the June 17 story corrects academic institution of expert in penultimate paragraph) | Video

May 31 2018

Serbian archaeologists find sarcophagus with two skeletons and jewellery in ancient city

KOSTOLAC, Serbia Serbian archaeologists at the site of the ancient Roman city of Viminacium have found an intact sarcophagus with two skeletons bedecked with gold and silver adornments.

May 08 2018

Serbia's central bank to keep key rate at three percent

BELGRADE Serbia's central bank is expected to keep its benchmark rate at 3 percent when its executive board meets on Thursday, opting to remain cautious on strong dinar currency and low inflation, a poll showed on Tuesday.

May 08 2018

Serbian finance minister quits a day after IMF talks start

BELGRADE Serbian Finance Minister Dusan Vujovic has stepped down, the government said on Tuesday, a day after the country began talks with the International Monetary Fund on a new funding program.

May 08 2018

Serbian finance minister quits a day after IMF talks start

BELGRADE Serbian Finance Minister Dusan Vujovic has stepped down, the government said on Tuesday, a day after the country began talks with the International Monetary Fund on a new funding programme.

Apr 18 2018

Croatian delegation cuts short Serbia visit after insults in parliament

BELGRADE A delegation from Croatia's parliament on Wednesday cut short a visit to Serbia because an ultranationalist Serbian deputy shouted insults at them and tried to rip up a Croatian flag.

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