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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

Jul 20 2018

Kim Jong Un auf den Spuren seines Großvaters

Seoul Nordkoreas Machthaber Kim Jong Un hat umgeschwenkt: Nachdem die Rüstungsoffensive mit der Entwicklung von Atomwaffen und Interkontinentalraketen ihr Ziel erreicht hat, setzt Kim nun alle Kraft auf den Ausbau der unter Sanktionen ächzenden Wirtschaft.

Jul 20 2018

North Korea takes swipe at Moon, urges return of restaurant workers

SEOUL North Korea lambasted South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on Friday for "needlessly kibitzing" about relations between Pyongyang and Washington and dismissed Moon's pledge to take the driver's seat on the Korean Peninsula as "sophistry".

Jul 19 2018

Tongue-lashings from North Korea's Kim underscore shift in focus to economy

SEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's strident rebukes of officials during recent trips to industrial sites were aimed at rallying support at home for his economic drive and convincing outsiders about his willingness to denuclearize. | Video

Jul 19 2018

South Korea court holds government accountable for 2014 ferry sinking for the first time

SEOUL A South Korean court on Thursday acknowledged for the first time the government's liability for the 2014 sinking of the Sewol ferry, which killed 304 people, mainly school children, and ordered it to compensate victims' families.

Jul 19 2018

Analysis - Tongue-lashings from North Korea's Kim underscore shift in focus to economy

SEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's strident rebukes of officials during recent trips to industrial sites were aimed at rallying support at home for his economic drive and convincing outsiders about his willingness to denuclearise.

Jul 16 2018

U.S., North Korea to resume search for remains from Korean War

SEOUL/WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that talks on Sunday between U.S. and North Korean officials to discuss the return of remains of U.S. service members killed in the 1950-53 Korean War "resulted in firm commitments" and that there would be a follow-up meeting on Monday. | Video

Jul 15 2018

U.S., North Korea meet to discuss remains of soldiers from Korean War -Yonhap

SEOUL, July 15 U.S. and North Korean officials met on the inter-Korean border on Sunday to discuss the return of remains of U.S. soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said.

Jul 12 2018

South Korea's Moon says North Korea-U.S. talks 'on track', criticism a ploy

SEOUL South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday that North Korea's criticism of the United States after recent talks on denuclearisation was part of its strategy and negotiations between them are on the "right track".

Jul 07 2018

North Korea slams 'gangster-like' U.S. demands after satisfied Pompeo leaves

SEOUL/TOKYO North Korea accused the United States on Saturday of making "gangster-like" demands in talks over its nuclear program, contradicting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hours after he left saying the old enemies had made progress on key issues. | Video

Jul 06 2018

Pompeo hopes to 'fill in' details on denuclearization on North Korea trip

SEOUL/WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met North Korean officials in Pyongyang on Friday, hoping to "fill in" details on how to dismantle the North's nuclear program and recover the remains of U.S. troops missing from the Korean War. | Video

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