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Clement Rossignol

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

Dec 24 2017

Let me come back, Catalan leader tells Spain

BRUSSELS Catalonia's separatist leader Carles Puigdemont called on Spain's government on Saturday to allow him to return home in time for the opening session of the Catalan parliament so that he can become the region's next president. | Video

Dec 07 2017

Catalan separatists march in Brussels

BRUSSELS Nearly 50,000 people marched through Brussels' European quarter on Thursday in support of Catalan independence and the region's ousted president, who has avoided arrest in Spain by taking refuge in Belgium. | Video

Oct 31 2017

Catalan's Belgian lawyer to fight Spanish 'mentality'

TIELT, Belgium Sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont's Belgian lawyer pledged on Tuesday to fight a Spanish state which he said had abused courts for political ends but which he had defeated in previous extradition cases involving Basques.

Mar 23 2017

Man held after car speeds into Antwerp shopping street

ANTWERP, Belgium A man drove a car at speed into a pedestrianized street in Antwerp on Thursday, forcing people to jump out of its path, a day after an assailant rammed a vehicle into crowds in central London, police said.

Mar 02 2017

Brussels police detain driver of car carrying gas cylinders

BRUSSELS Brussels police detained a man with suspected militant links who was found to be carrying two gas cylinders in his car after he was pulled over on Thursday for running a red light, officials said.

Nov 26 2016

Haute cuisine? Santa serves up sleigh-borne dinner in the sky

BRUSSELS Not waiting at home for Santa Claus, gourmets in Brussels are flying off aboard his sleigh to dine with him above the city's rooftops and twinkling Christmas lights.

Mar 26 2016

Three more arrested in Brussels police operation over attacks

BRUSSELS Belgian police arrested three more people on Friday as investigations into Tuesday's suicide bombings by Islamist militants in Brussels threw up more links to killings in Paris last year. | Video

Mar 15 2016

Police kill gunman in Brussels siege linked to Paris attacks

By Robert-Jan Bartunek, Philip Blenkinsop and Clement Rossignol

Feb 16 2016

Iran's Zarif tells European lawmakers Islamist militancy also their problem

BRUSSELS Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told European Union lawmakers on Tuesday militant Islam was also a European problem as he defended Iran's involvement in Syria's civil war on the side of President Bashar al-Assad.

May 15 2015

In Luxembourg, gay premier marries, in first for EU

LUXEMBOURG Luxembourg's prime minister married his civil partner on Friday, becoming the first serving leader in the European Union to wed someone of the same sex. | Video


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