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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.

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Greece gets debt relief from euro zone

LUXEMBOURG Euro zone finance ministers on Friday extended maturities and deferred interest of a major part of their loans to Greece along with a big cash injection to ensure Athens can stand on its own feet after it exits its bailout in August. | Video

Jun 18 2018

The Macedonia effect? Deal may boost Greek debt relief hopes

ATHENS With a brief formulation of words, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras may have boosted his chances of persuading foreign creditors to free his nation from years of financial humiliation on better terms than a few days ago.

Jun 14 2018

Greek parliament debates Tsipras no-confidence motion after Macedonia deal

ATHENS The Greek parliament began debating a no-confidence motion in the government on Thursday, with opposition lawmakers furious over Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's deal aimed at solving a decades-old dispute with neighboring Macedonia over its name.

Jun 14 2018

Macedonia president says won't approve name deal with Greece

SKOPJE/ATHENS Macedonia's president said on Wednesday he would not sign a landmark deal reached with Greece on changing his country's name, dashing hopes of a swift end to a diplomatic dispute that has blocked Skopje's bid to join the European Union and NATO. | Video

Jun 13 2018

'We have a deal,' say Greece and Macedonia over name dispute

ATHENS/SKOPJE Greece and Macedonia have reached an historic accord to resolve a dispute over the former Yugoslav republic's name that has troubled relations between the two neighbors for decades. | Video

May 23 2018

With eye on re-election, Greek PM rolls dice on Macedonia

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is taking a big gamble in trying to settle a decades-old name dispute with neighboring Macedonia which could backfire in a pre-election year among voters already jaded by his economic austerity policies.

May 17 2018

Greece and Macedonia inch closer to name accord, but not quite there yet

SOFIA Greece and Macedonia said on Thursday they had made progress in talks to settle a decades-old name dispute, though Athens cautioned it was early to talk of a deal.

May 15 2018

Greece says 'still far' from a deal on Macedonia name row

ATHENS/BRUSSELS Greece said on Tuesday it was "far away" from resolving a decades-long dispute over Macedonia's name despite progress in talks between the two neighbors on a matter that could make or break Skopje's bid to join the European Union.

Apr 23 2018

Exclusive: EU suspects tax fraud at China's new gateway to Europe

MADRID/ATHENS European Union and Italian authorities are investigating suspected wide-scale tax fraud by Chinese criminal gangs importing goods via Greece's largest port of Piraeus, a trade gateway between China and Europe, officials said.

Apr 20 2018

EU suspects tax fraud at China's new gateway to Europe

MADRID/ATHENS European Union and Italian authorities are investigating suspected wide-scale tax fraud by Chinese criminal gangs importing goods via Greece's largest port of Piraeus, a trade gateway between China and Europe, officials said.

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