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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

Mar 14 2018

Greek port on edge as more migrants try to stow away to Italy

PATRAS, Greece The migrants bolted across a street and clambered over a fence into the Greek port at Patras, scouting around for trucks to stow away in. | Video

Feb 08 2018

EU's Moscovici calls for Greek medium-term debt relief deal in June

ATHENS Greece and its lenders must agree on measures for medium-term debt relief in June, before Greece exits its bailout later in the summer, Europe's Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici said on Thursday.

Feb 01 2018

Time to explore world after acting, triple Oscar winner Day-Lewis says

ATHENS Three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis says he has come to accept his decision to quit acting even if he doesn't quite understand it himself.

Dec 08 2017

HINTERGRUND-Warum die Exporte Griechenlands Hoffnungsträger sind

Thessaloniki Nikolaos Bakatselos kann sich vor Arbeit kaum retten. Der Chef vom Pyramis, einem der wenigen übrig gebliebenen Hersteller von Edelstahl-Spülbecken in Griechenland, kann die Nachfrage kaum decken.

Dec 07 2017

'This is not a life': migrants stranded on Greek island

LESBOS, Greece Syrian migrant Bashar Wakaa and his heavily pregnant wife are days away from the birth of their third child, stranded on the Greek island of Lesbos in a muddy, garbage-strewn olive grove with no running water or toilets. | Video

Dec 06 2017

In ruins of Greek economy, factories turn to exports to grow

THESSALONIKI, Greece Nikolaos Bakatselos, chief executive of Pyramis, one of Greece's last surviving stainless steel sink makers, says he can hardly keep up with new orders. But fewer than ever are going into Greek kitchens.

Nov 14 2017

Refugees in Greece demand transfer to Germany, start hunger strike

(This November 1 story has been corrected to read 25,000 in paragraph 11)

Nov 13 2017

Exclusive: Greece's Energean weighs IPO to fund Israel gas plan - sources

LONDON/ATHENS Greek energy firm Energean is considering listing on the London stock exchange to raise cash for a $1.5 billion development of gas fields off Israel's coast, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Oct 31 2017

Total, Edison sign lease for oil and gas exploration off Greece

ATHENS A consortium led by France's Total moved a step closer to exploring for oil and gas off Greece after signing a lease on Tuesday with the government for a block in the Ionian Sea.

Oct 19 2017

Montenegro in "sweet spot" of untapped Adriatic oil and gas potential: Energean

ATHENS, Oct 19 Two blocks offshore Montenegro awarded to Greece's Energean Oil & Gas are estimated to have 1.4 trillion cubic feet of recoverable natural gas reserves, Energean said on Thursday, citing an independent audit.


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