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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

Dec 14 2017

Kosovo prosecutor drops extradition case over alleged Turkey coup links

PRISTINA A Kosovo prosecutor withdrew his bid on Thursday to extradite a Turkish citizen accused by Turkey of being part of a group linked to a failed coup there in 2016, saying Ankara had not provided enough evidence to back the case.

Nov 24 2017

Police arrest Kosovo opposition leader for no-show at court

PRISTINA Kosovo police arrested three lawmakers on Friday, including the popular main opposition leader whom they handcuffed in the street, after the three failed to appear in court on charges of releasing tear gas in parliament in 2015 and 2016.

Nov 24 2017

Kosovo war crimes court ready for first indictments: chief judge

PRISTINA A special court with international prosecutors and judges set up to tackle alleged war crimes by ethnic Albanians against Serbs during Kosovo's 1998-99 war is ready to proceed with its first indictments, its president said in an interview.

Nov 10 2017

IMF to revise up 2017 Kosovo growth forecast

PRISTINA The International Monetary Fund will revise up its 2017 growth forecast for Kosovo, but still considers its economic model unsustainable, IMF resident representative Ruud Vermeulen told Reuters on Friday.

Nov 10 2017

Kosovo says 'false' arrest warrant for PM undermines dialogue with Serbia

PRISTINA Kosovo accused Serbia of undermining a European Union-sponsored dialogue between the two countries by refusing to withdraw an international arrest warrant for Kosovo's prime minister.

Nov 03 2017

Kosovo calls for inquiry after citizens jailed in Macedonia

PRISTINA Kosovo's prime minister called on Friday for an international investigation after some of his countrymen were convicted of taking part in a gun battle with Macedonian police.

Oct 18 2017

Kosovo urges U.S. involvement in Belgrade, Pristina talks

(This version of the October 15 story corrects PM's first name to Ramush from Ramuch in first paragraph)

Sep 09 2017

New Kosovo PM pledges dialogue with Serbia, graft fight

PRISTINA Kosovo's newly-elected prime minister, ex-guerilla commander Ramush Haradinaj, pledged on Saturday to maintain dialogue with a former foe Serbia and put an end to endemic corruption.

Aug 02 2017

Survivor of Kosovo massacre faces new challenge - in parliament

PODUJEVA, Kosovo Kosovo's new parliament convenes on Thursday but what has become a matter of routine in the 18 years since the young country broke away from Serbia marks another milestone in a remarkable journey for one new member of the assembly.

Jul 27 2017

Kosovo faces energy collapse with coal reserves down to two weeks

SHIPITULLE, Kosovo Kosovo is on the verge of an energy collapse with its power corporation holding only two-weeks worth of coal reserves.


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