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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

Jun 14 2018

Euro zone releases new loan to Greece before debt relief talks

BRUSSELS Euro zone creditors approved on Thursday a new disbursement of 1 billion euros (871 million pounds) to Greece, a move that was seen as a precondition for talks on new debt relief measures for Athens next week.

Jun 14 2018

Euro zone releases new loan to Greece before debt relief talks

BRUSSELS Euro zone creditors approved on Thursday a new disbursement of 1 billion euros ($1.16 billion) to Greece, a move that was seen as a precondition for talks on new debt relief measures for Athens next week.

Jun 13 2018

Greece says decisions on new bond issue after June 21 Eurogroup

BRUSSELS The Greek government could discuss the timing of a possible new bond issue after next week's meeting of euro zone finance ministers which is expected to decide on debt relief measures for Athens, junior economy minister Alexis Charitsis said.

Jun 13 2018

Greece says decisions on new bond issue after next week's Eurogroup

BRUSSELS, June 13 The Greek Government could discuss the timing of a possible new bond issue after next week's meeting of euro zone finance ministers which is expected to decide on debt relief measures for Athens, the economy minister said.

Jun 07 2018

Amid trade war fears, euro zone growth slowed on lower exports

BRUSSELS The euro zone began the year with slower economic growth as fears of a trade war with the United States appeared to take their toll, official data showed on Thursday.

Jun 06 2018

EU warns UK-centered China import scam may shift to Europe's 'Silk Road'

BRUSSELS European Union anti-fraud investigators suspect Greece and Hungary may have become the main EU centers of a multi-million-euro scam involving imports of Chinese clothing and footwear that uses the infrastructure of China's new "Silk Road".

Jun 06 2018

EU warns UK-centered China import scam may shift to Europe's "Silk Road"

BRUSSELS, June 6 European Union anti-fraud investigators suspect Greece and Hungary may have become the main EU centres of a multi-million-euro scam involving imports of Chinese clothing and footwear that uses the infrastructure of China's new "Silk Road".

May 31 2018

In anti-austerity move, EU eyes measures against jobless surges

BRUSSELS The European Commission proposed on Thursday setting up two new financial instruments worth a total of 55 billion euros ($64.4 billion) to back reforms in European Union states and help members hit by financial crises.

May 31 2018

Decline and fall? How Italy fell out of love with the euro

BRUSSELS Italians used to love the euro. Now they are not so sure, voting for populist parties whose prospective government has spooked investors fearful that Italy might quit the monetary union.

May 29 2018

EU proposes more spending on Italy and south, less in east

BRUSSELS The European Union's executive proposed on Tuesday to spend more of the bloc's money on Italy and other southern states hit by the economic and migration crises, while giving less to the former communist countries of eastern Europe.

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