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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

Oct 01 2016

Migrant pressure builds in Serbia despite tighter border controls

VRSKA CUKA, Serbia Across south-east Europe, governments are throwing up barriers to keep out migrants arriving via Turkey, but numbers are still creeping up as rougher seas lead more to try this Balkan route rather than risk a Mediterranean crossing.

Jul 25 2016

Migrants on Serbia-Hungary border go on hunger strike, want to enter EU

HORGOS, Serbia About 150 migrants, mainly from Afghanistan and Pakistan, on Monday started a hunger strike in a field in Serbia on the border with Hungary to demand passage to the European Union. | Video

Jul 22 2016

Migrants in Serbia start march to Hungary and hunger strike

BELGRADE Hundreds of migrants from the Middle East and Asia marched through Belgrade on Friday on their way to Hungary and announced a hunger strike to underline their demand for passage to western Europe.

Jan 20 2016

Winter brings new dangers for migrants crossing frozen Balkan peninsula

PRESEVO/SID, Serbia Migrants braved temperatures as low as -15 degrees Celsius (5 degrees Fahrenheit) on Wednesday to cross frozen Balkan borders en route to western Europe, visibly unprepared for winter and in increasing danger from the cold.

Sep 06 2015

Cold War razor wire echoes in Hungarian plan to stop migrants

ROSZKE, Hungary/BELGRADE Hungarian police herded hundreds of migrants past 4-metre (13-foot) high fences topped with razor wire into a new "Alien Holding Centre" on its southern border on Sunday, readying a security clampdown on an unremitting influx from Serbia.

Sep 06 2015

Cold War razor wire echoes in Hungarian plan to stop migrants

ROSZKE, Hungary/BELGRADE Hungarian police herded hundreds of migrants past 4-metre (13-foot) high fences topped with razor wire into a new "Alien Holding Centre" on its southern border on Sunday, readying a security clampdown on an unremitting influx from Serbia.

Aug 24 2015

Long lines of migrants enter Serbia en route to Europe

MIRATOVAC, Serbia Long lines of migrants, many of them refugees from Syria, snaked through southern Serbia by foot on Monday before jumping on trains and buses north to Hungary and the last leg of an increasingly desperate journey to western Europe.

Sep 29 2014

American becomes a rebel with a cause in east Ukraine

YASYNUVATA Ukraine With his face hidden behind a camouflage balaclava and an assault rifle slung over his shoulder, "Hunter" looks like other separatist fighters in eastern Ukraine.

Sep 29 2014

An American rebel in Ukraine

What distinguishes "Hunter" from his fellow pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine is his American nationality.

Sep 29 2014

American becomes a rebel with a cause in east Ukraine

YASYNUVATA Ukraine With his face hidden behind a camouflage balaclava and an assault rifle slung over his shoulder, "Hunter" looks like other separatist fighters in eastern Ukraine.

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