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Michael Nienaber

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

Jun 13 2018

Italy, trade worries bite into German growth forecast

BERLIN The DIW economic institute has slashed its growth forecast for Germany due to an unexpectedly weak start to 2018 and risks from abroad including concerns about Italy's new government and the escalating trade conflict with the United States.

Jun 12 2018

Ukraine, Russia fail to agree on U.N. peacekeeping mission

BERLIN The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France met in Berlin on Monday to discuss the implementation of a fragile ceasefire for Ukraine and the deployment of a UN peacekeeping mission in the country's conflict zone.

Jun 12 2018

Spend more at home, OECD tells Germany as investor mood darkens

BERLIN The mood among German investors is at its darkest in years with a tariff attack on the county's exports largely to blame, a survey showed, as one global economic body said the solution lay in spending more at home.

Jun 12 2018

IMF's Lagarde says global economic outlook darkening by the day

BERLIN International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde led an attack by global economic organisations on U.S. President Donald Trump's "America First" trade policy on Monday, warning that clouds over the global economy "are getting darker by the day". | Video

Jun 12 2018

IMF's Lagarde says global economic outlook darkening by the day

BERLIN International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde led an attack by global economic organizations on U.S. President Donald Trump's "America First" trade policy on Monday, warning that clouds over the global economy "are getting darker by the day". | Video

Jun 11 2018

Merkel - EU will act against U.S. tariffs on steel, aluminium

BERLIN Europe will implement counter-measures against U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminium just like Canada, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday, voicing regret about President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to withdraw support for a G7 communique.

Jun 10 2018

EU will act against U.S. tariffs on steel, aluminum: Merkel

BERLIN Europe will implement counter-measures against U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum just like Canada, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday, voicing regret about President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to withdraw support for a G7 communique.

Jun 10 2018

Germany, France blast Trump over Group of Seven U-turn

BERLIN Germany and France on Sunday sharply criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to abruptly withdraw his support for a Group of Seven communique, accusing him of destroying trust and acting inconsistently.

Jun 10 2018

Germany, France blast Trump over Group of Seven U-turn

BERLIN Germany and France on Sunday sharply criticised U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to abruptly withdraw his support for a Group of Seven communique, accusing him of destroying trust and acting inconsistently.

Jun 09 2018

Iraq extradites suspected killer of 14-year-old girl to Germany

BERLIN Iraq has extradited a 20-year-old Iraqi suspected of raping and killing a 14-year-old girl in Germany last month, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Saturday.

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