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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

Sep 12 2018

Stop, check and call: How Nepal's women 'human interceptors' catch traffickers

BIRGUNJ, Nepal (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As a canopied horse-drawn carriage emerged from a mushroom of dust at the Nepal-India border, Kavita Yadav's policing instincts kicked in and she stopped it to chat with the couple.

Sep 07 2018

Nepal says China to allow access to ports, ending Indian monopoly on transit

KATHMANDU China will allow Nepal the use of four of its ports, the Nepalese government said on Friday, as the landlocked Himalayan nation seeks to end India’s monopoly over its trading routes by increasing connections with Beijing.

Sep 01 2018

India says to help Nepal build rail link to Kathmandu

(This version of the August 31 story corrects paragraph 2 to clarify the agreement was signed by officials, not prime ministers)

Aug 27 2018

Nepal probe blames weeping pilot for deadly airliner crash

KATHMANDU A deadly plane crash at Nepal's international airport was the fault of the pilot, who had been “extremely upset” and chain-smoked and wept in the cockpit during the flight, an investigation report said.

Aug 06 2018

Nepal landslide kills eight, victims mostly children

KATHMANDU A landslide killed a woman and at least seven children in Nepal over the weekend as officials issued warnings on Monday of the risk of more landslides and flash floods due to torrential rain.

May 29 2018

Nepal says to scrap hydropower deal with Chinese firm

KATHMANDU Nepal's government said on Tuesday it will build a 750 megawatt hydroelectric plant that was earlier cleared to be developed by China's state-owned Three Gorges International Corp, in a surprise announcement made while laying out the annual budget.

May 29 2018

Nepal says to scrap hydropower deal with Chinese firm

KATHMANDU, May 29 Nepal's government said on Tuesday it will build a 750 megawatt hydroelectric plant that was earlier cleared to be developed by China's state-owned Three Gorges International Corp, in a surprise announcement made while laying out the annual budget.

May 17 2018

Nepal’s Maoists, liberal communists unite as biggest left party

KATHMANDU The main group of Nepal's Maoist former rebels and the liberal Communist UML party merged on Thursday to form the Himalayan republic's biggest left party in a move likely to upset southern neighbor India but have China rejoicing.

May 17 2018

Two Sherpa climbers set new summit records on Everest

(This May 16 story corrects name in paragraph two to Kami Rita Sherpa, not Ang Kami Sherpa)

May 16 2018

Nepali Sherpa summits Mount Everest for record 22nd time

KATHMANDU A 48-year-old Nepali mountaineer climbed Mount Everest for a 22nd time on Wednesday, creating a new record for the most summits of the world’s highest mountain, hiking officials said.

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