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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

Mar 18 2018

Germany's Seehofer says EU 'patronizing' eastern members on migrants

BERLIN Germany's interior minister drew fire from across the political spectrum on Sunday after accusing the European Union of taking a patronizing stance toward eastern EU members about migration.

Mar 18 2018

Germany warns U.S. against trying to divide EU on trade

BERLIN Top German government officials on Sunday issued strong warnings to the United States about the dangers of pursuing protectionist policies but said they would continue efforts to avert planned U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs.

Mar 17 2018

Merkel, Xi agree to work on steel overcapacity within G20

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed overcapacity in world steel markets and agreed on Saturday to work on solutions within the framework of the G20 group of industrialized nations, Merkel's spokesman said.

Mar 16 2018

MTU Aero says new fighter project needs to get started soon

BERLIN Germany and France need to hammer out a realistic timetable and key requirements soon for a joint next-generation fighter jet to ensure it will be ready for use by the target date of 2035, a top MTU Aero Engines executive said Friday.

Mar 12 2018

No love match for Germany in Merkel's third grand coalition

BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel and her partners met to formally sign their agreement on a new "grand coalition" government on Monday and admitted it was a political necessity, not a "love match". | Video

Mar 08 2018

MBDA and Lockheed form joint venture for German missile defense project

BERLIN The German unit of European missiles maker MBDA and U.S. arms company Lockheed Martin Corp have formed a joint venture to press ahead with a new air and missile defense system being negotiated with the German military, they said on Thursday.

Mar 06 2018

Germany will review Turkey's request to extradite Kurdish leader: minister

BERLIN Germany on Tuesday said it would review Turkey's request for the extradition of a Syrian Kurdish leader on constitutional grounds as the two NATO allies continued to try rebuild frayed ties.

Mar 04 2018

Counting through the night, Germany's SPD readies coalition verdict

BERLIN Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) began counting the votes of hundreds of thousands of party members who will decide if a new coalition under Chancellor Angela Merkel takes office, more than five months after a general election. | Video

Mar 02 2018

UAE talks up mutual travel benefits before EU-Gulf open skies talks

BERLIN, March 2 European countries should look at the broader economic benefits of increased Gulf travel rather than focusing on the fate of national airlines, a senior UAE official said ahead of open skies negotiations with the European Union.

Mar 01 2018

German government under cyber attack, shores up defenses

BERLIN Germany's government was marshalling its defenses on Thursday against a powerful cyber attack that lawmakers said had breached the foreign ministry's computer network and whose origins officials admitted were still unclear. | Video


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