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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

Apr 19 2018

Afghanistan's 30-year pipe dream could bring power, industry

KABUL Afghanistan is pressing ahead with plans to turn natural gas from an $8-billion pipeline into economic development, with projects ranging from fertilizer plants to power generation, but first it needs to start construction.

Apr 14 2018

Indian lawmaker arrested over rape as protests mount

NEW DELHI A lawmaker from India's ruling party was arrested on Friday in connection with the rape of a teenager, police said, after days of protests by activists accusing authorities of failing to investigate the case and other attacks. | Video

Mar 16 2018

Indian party quits PM Modi's coalition in blow ahead of election

NEW DELHI An Indian political party that governs a southern state quit Prime Minister Narendra Modi's coalition on Friday blaming it for a lack of financial support, officials said, in a blow to the coalition ahead of national elections next year.

Mar 08 2018

India, with eye on China ties, bans Tibetans rally in New Delhi

NEW DELHI India has banned Tibetans from holding a rally with the Dalai Lama in New Delhi this month to mark the 60th anniversary of a failed uprising against Chinese rule, officials said on Wednesday, as it tries to improve fraught ties with China.

Mar 07 2018

India, with eye on China ties, bans Tibetans from holding New Delhi rally

NEW DELHI, March 7 India has banned Tibetans from holding a rally with the Dalai Lama in New Delhi this month to mark the 60th anniversary of a failed uprising against Chinese rule, officials said on Wednesday, as it tries to improve fraught ties with China.

Mar 06 2018

Special Report: By rewriting history, Hindu nationalists aim to assert their dominance over India

NEW DELHI During the first week of January last year, a group of Indian scholars gathered in a white bungalow on a leafy boulevard in central New Delhi. The focus of their discussion: how to rewrite the history of the nation.

Feb 26 2018

India's jeweler to Hollywood stars, now accused of massive bank fraud

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI Nirav Modi's name is a stamp of corporate India's growing global prestige. On Hollywood red carpets, his diamonds have sparkled on the necklines and dangled from the earlobes of actors and models like Kate Winslet, Dakota Johnson and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

Feb 15 2018

India's jeweller to Hollywood stars, now accused of massive bank fraud

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI Nirav Modi's name is a stamp of corporate India's growing global prestige. On Hollywood red carpets, his diamonds have sparkled on the necklines and dangled from the earlobes of actors and models like Kate Winslet, Dakota Johnson and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. | Video

Feb 15 2018

NEWSMAKER-India's jeweller to Hollywood stars, now accused of massive bank fraud

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI Feb 15 Nirav Modi's name is a stamp of corporate India's growing global prestige. On Hollywood red carpets, his diamonds have sparkled on the necklines and dangled from the earlobes of actors and models like Kate Winslet, Dakota Johnson and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

Jan 29 2018

India expects to regain pole position as fastest-growing major economy

NEW DELHI India on Monday forecast its economic growth would accelerate to 7 to 7.5 percent in the 2018/19 fiscal year, to once again become the world's fastest-growing major economy.

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