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Peter Griffiths

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

Dec 22 2013

Bulgaria warns Cameron over 'isolationist' immigration plan

LONDON Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev has attacked British Prime Minister David Cameron's plan to tighten immigration rules for Bulgarians and Romanians, saying it will damage London's global standing for the sake of short-term political gain.

Dec 22 2013

Bulgaria warns UK's Cameron over 'isolationist' immigration plan

LONDON Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev has attacked British Prime Minister David Cameron's plan to tighten immigration rules for Bulgarians and Romanians, saying it will damage London's global standing for the sake of short-term political gain.

Dec 19 2013

UK spies told to ignore U.S. detainee abuse after 9/11 - inquiry

LONDON British intelligence officers in Afghanistan knew about the mistreatment of suspected militants by the United States after the September 11, 2001 attacks, but were told not to intervene for fear of offending Washington, an inquiry found on Thursday.

Dec 19 2013

UK spies told to ignore U.S. detainee abuse after 9/11 - inquiry

LONDON British intelligence officers in Afghanistan knew about the mistreatment of suspected militants by the United States after the September 11, 2001 attacks, but were told not to intervene for fear of offending Washington, an inquiry found on Thursday.

Dec 19 2013

UK spies told to ignore U.S. detainee abuse after 9/11: inquiry

LONDON British intelligence officers in Afghanistan knew about the mistreatment of suspected militants by the United States after the September 11, 2001 attacks, but were told not to intervene for fear of offending Washington, an inquiry found on Thursday.

Dec 18 2013

Cameron to resist closer EU defence plans

LONDON Prime Minister David Cameron will block any attempts to give the European Union a bigger role in co-ordinating the bloc's defence policy when he attends a meeting of EU leaders this week, a British official said on Wednesday.

Dec 16 2013

In echo of Bush, UK's Cameron says mission accomplished in Afghanistan

LONDON Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday that British troops could leave Afghanistan next year with a sense of having accomplished their mission, despite worries about the ongoing Taliban insurgency, drug cultivation and human rights abuses.

Dec 16 2013

In echo of Bush, Cameron says mission accomplished in Afghanistan

LONDON Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday that British troops could leave Afghanistan next year with a sense of having accomplished their mission, despite worries about the ongoing Taliban insurgency, drug cultivation and human rights abuses.

Dec 16 2013

In echo of Bush, UK's Cameron says mission accomplished in Afghanistan

LONDON Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday that British troops could leave Afghanistan next year with a sense of having accomplished their mission, despite worries about the ongoing Taliban insurgency, drug cultivation and human rights abuses.

Dec 14 2013

Syrian opposition seeks more help from abroad, warns of chaos

LONDON Syrian opposition leaders called on Western and Arab allies on Friday to give them funding to reorganise their forces after Islamist fighters seized some of their weapons.

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