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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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.
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.
(This version of the August 31 story corrects paragraph 2 to clarify the agreement was signed by officials, not prime ministers)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
(This May 16 story corrects name in paragraph two to Kami Rita Sherpa, not Ang Kami Sherpa)
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.