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Karolina Tagaris

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 18 2018

Greece's last bellmakers keep time-honored trade alive

PARAMYTHIA, Greece The silence blanketing the Greek plain is broken by the tinkle of a cowbell and the rumble of a blazing furnace. | Video

Jun 29 2018

Greece drafts NBA superstar Antetokounmpo to woo tourists

ATHENS, June 29 "I'm Giannis Antetokounmpo. Visit my beautiful country, Greece," the NBA All-Star beams, standing before a row of classical Greek columns in Greece's latest push to attract tourists.

Jun 29 2018

Greece must process asylum claims faster, rights commissioner says

ATHENS Greece must process asylum claims faster and move asylum seekers from its islands, where many live in cramped and dangerous conditions, the Council of Europe's top human rights official said on Friday.

Jun 18 2018

Greece, Macedonia sign pact to change ex-Yugoslav republic's name

(This version of the June 17 story corrects academic institution of expert in penultimate paragraph) | Video

May 19 2018

Greek village 'lost for words' over news of Texan teen gunman

ATHENS The family of the Texan teen gunman were "quiet, peaceable people" who never raised eyebrows in the Greek village where his father spent his youth, residents said on Saturday.

May 19 2018

Greek village "lost for words" over news of Texan teen gunman

ATHENS The family of the Texan teen gunman were "quiet, peaceable people" who never raised eyebrows in the Greek village where his father spent his youth, residents said on Saturday.

May 19 2018

Greek village 'lost for words' over news of Texan teen gunman

ATHENS The family of the Texan teen gunman were "quiet, peaceable people" who never raised eyebrows in the Greek village where his father spent his youth, residents said on Saturday.

May 09 2018

Dodging planes and a taste of home: life on a U.S. aircraft carrier

ABOARD USS HARRY S. TRUMAN The routine begins with a raised hand waving furiously and ends, like a well-executed ballet, on one knee, arm extended forward and two pointed fingers signaling take-off.

May 07 2018

U.S. Navy jets begin sorties against IS in Syria from Mediterranean

ABOARD USS HARRY S. TRUMAN A U.S. naval strike force led by aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman began sorties on May 3 against Islamic State in Syria, continuing missions by a U.S.-led coalition against the militants.

May 04 2018

Greece's new startup culture: technology and seagrass sunglasses

ATHENS/PATRAS, Greece Greek student Stavros Tsompanidis was walking on a beach when he saw a business idea in the piles of dried-up seagrass. | Video

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