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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

Jul 30 2017

Thousands rally in Istanbul against Israel's Al-Aqsa mosque measures

ISTANBUL Thousands of people rallied in Turkey's largest city on Sunday against security measures Israel has imposed at the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, shortly after Israel removed other measures that led to two weeks of violent Palestinian protests.

Jul 30 2017

Turkish women march in rights protest in Istanbul

ISTANBUL Hundreds of Turkish women marched in the country's biggest city Istanbul on Saturday to protest against the violence and animosity they face from men demanding they dress more conservatively. | Video

Apr 01 2017

Seeking Kurdish support, Turkey’s Erdogan calls himself ‘guardian of peace’

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan described himself as a "guardian of peace" on Saturday as he called on Kurds in conflict-torn southeast Turkey to vote 'yes' in a referendum in two weeks time on reforms that would grant him sweeping new powers.

Dec 10 2016

Twin bombing outside Istanbul soccer stadium kills 29, wounds 166

ISTANBUL Two bombs exploded less than a minute apart, killing 29 people and wounding 166 outside a soccer stadium in Istanbul on Saturday night, in a co-ordinated attack on police shortly after a match between two of Turkey's top teams. | Video

Mar 20 2016

Istanbul cancels soccer derby on security fears: CNN Turk

ISTANBUL A soccer derby between Turkish sides Fenerbahce and Galatasaray in Istanbul was canceled and the stadium evacuated hours before the match was due to start on Sunday evening after the local governor's office said "serious intelligence was obtained".

Mar 20 2016

Istanbul cancels football derby on security fears -CNN Turk

ISTANBUL A football derby between Turkish sides Fenerbahce and Galatasaray in Istanbul was cancelled and the stadium evacuated hours before the match was due to start on Sunday evening after the local governor's office said "serious intelligence was obtained".

Mar 03 2016

Two female Turk militants shot dead in Istanbul after attack on police bus

ISTANBUL Turkish police shot dead two female militants on Thursday after they fired shots and threw a grenade at a Turkish police bus in Istanbul, local media and the city governor said. | Video

Mar 03 2016

Polizei erschießt zwei Attentäterinnen in Istanbul

Istanbul Die türkische Polizei hat zwei Frauen erschossen, die mit einem Gewehr und einer Handgranate einen Bus der Sicherheitskräfte in Istanbul angegriffen hatten.

Sep 30 2014

Abandoned on the border

In a remote and deserted lanscape, a single cradle, left behind by Syrian Kurdish refugees, lies at the Turkish-Syrian border. Over 150,000 Syrian Kurds have fled to Turkey since the frontier opened, to escape the advances of Islamic State militants.

Sep 25 2014

Fleeing Islamic State

Tens of thousands of Kurdish Syrians have fled the Islamic State and flocked to the Turkish border.

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