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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.

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Jun 15 2018

With jobs short but power cheap, Kosovars get mining - cryptocurrency

PRISTINA/SARAJEVO What do you do in Kosovo, one of Europe's poorest countries, if you're unemployed but young, computer-savvy and proficient in English? If you're also entrepreneurial, one cottage industry you might consider is 'mining' cryptocurrency, or digital coins.

Jun 14 2018

EU justice mission leaves Kosovo, accused of failing its mandate

PRISTINA The European Union wound up its decade-long law enforcement and justice presence in Kosovo on Thursday but critics said the mission failed to root out endemic crime and corruption in the tiny Balkan country.

Jun 08 2018

Kosovo arrests two suspected of plotting attacks on NATO

PRISTINA Kosovo has arrested two people, including a Belgian national, suspected of planning attacks on NATO troops and the public in Kosovo, Belgium and France, the state prosecutor said on Friday.

May 24 2018

Kosovo doctors' organ trafficking convictions confirmed

PRISTINA Two Kosovo doctors were convicted for a second time on Thursday of involvement in an organ trafficking ring that performed illegal kidney transplants at a clinic near the capital Pristina.

May 18 2018

Kosovo jails eight for plotting to attack Israeli soccer team in 2016

PRISTINA A court in Kosovo jailed eight men on Friday for plotting to attack the Israeli national soccer team in Albania in a World Cup qualifying match in 2016.

Mar 31 2018

Kosovo investigates seizure of Turkish nationals

PRISTINA Kosovo authorities are investigating the arrest and extradition of six Turkish citizens, which activists said represented a violation of human rights, Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj said on Saturday.

Mar 30 2018

Kosovo PM sacks security chief, interior minister over Turkish arrests

PRISTINA Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj dismissed the country's interior minister and the secret service chief on Friday because he was not told six Turkish nationals would be deported to Turkey.

Mar 29 2018

Six Turks arrested in Kosovo over Gulen links extradited to Turkey: Anadolu

ISTANBUL/PRISTINA Six Turkish nationals arrested in Kosovo over links to schools financed by the Fethullah Gulen movement that Ankara blames for a failed 2016 coup have been extradited to Turkey, Turkish state-run news agency Anadolu said on Thursday.

Mar 27 2018

Kosovo Serbs quit ruling coalition over detention of Serbia official

PRISTINA/BELGRADE The party representing Kosovo's Serb minority withdrew from the government coalition on Tuesday in protest at what it called "attacks on the people and representatives of Serbia" by the authorities in the ethnic Albanian majority country.

Mar 26 2018

Kosovo police fire tear gas at Serb protesters, detain Serbian official

PRISTINA/BELGRADE Kosovo police fired tear gas on Monday to scatter hundreds of nationalist Serb protesters outside a round-table meeting on improving relations between Belgrade and Pristina, and briefly detained a hardline Serbian government official.

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