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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

May 10 2018

Pakistan police arrest two in suspected 'honor killing' of Italian woman

KARACHI, Pakistan Police in Pakistan have arrested the father and brother of an Italian woman of Pakistani descent strangled in a suspected honor killing, police said on Thursday.

May 07 2018

Gun attack on minister deepens political divisions as Pakistan nears elections

ISLAMABAD/KARACHI An assassination attempt on a minister has deepened divisions ahead of Pakistan's elections, with an Islamist party denying involvement and an opposition figure blaming it on fiery rhetoric by the ousted premier.

May 07 2018

Pakistani interior minister shot by man linked to new religious party: report

LAHORE/ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistani Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal was wounded on Sunday in an apparent assassination attempt by a gunman linked to a new ultra-religious Muslim party - an incident likely to raise tensions before an election expected in late July. | Video

Apr 29 2018

Pakistan's Imran Khan woos poor, vows radical change in election pitch

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistani opposition figure Imran Khan on Sunday vowed to sweep to power in upcoming elections, promising radical change for the poor at a campaign kick-off rally in the city of Lahore that has long been the power base of ousted premier Nawaz Sharif.

Apr 25 2018

Pakistani police exhume Italian woman over suspected 'honor killing'

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistani police exhumed the body of an Italian woman of Pakistani descent on Wednesday to investigate suspicion her family killed her in the name of so-called honor after she refused to marry a man of their choosing.

Apr 22 2018

Pakistani rights group attracts 8,000 to rally despite state pressure

LAHORE/ISLAMABAD A Pakistani ethnic rights group drew over 8,000 people to a rally in Lahore on Sunday, despite pressure from security officials to call off the event focusing on human rights violations in areas bordering Afghanistan.

Apr 15 2018

Gunman shoots at house of Pakistan Supreme Court judge

LAHORE, Pakistan An unknown gunman shot at a Pakistani Supreme Court judge's residence on Sunday, a provincial government spokesman said.

Mar 15 2018

Suicide blast targeting police kills seven in eastern Pakistani city of Lahore

LAHORE, Pakistan A suicide bomb blast claimed by the Taliban ripped through a police checkpoint on the outskirts of the Pakistani city of Lahore on Wednesday, killing seven people and wounding 18, officials said. | Video

Feb 27 2018

Pakistan's ruling party picks ousted PM's brother as president

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan's ruling party on Tuesday chose Shahbaz Sharif as its president, officials said, replacing his brother and veteran leader Nawaz Sharif following his latest disqualification by the Supreme Court.

Feb 20 2018

Seized, but not ceased: Banned charities pose challenge for Pakistan

RAWALPINDI/MURIDKE, Pakistan The vast network of Islamist charities taken over last week by Pakistan's government includes a horse-breeding stable, a fleet of 4x4 trucks, a swimming academy, martial arts classes and tens of thousands of staff and volunteers.


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