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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

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Aid agencies say Yemen blockade remains, Egeland calls it 'collective punishment'

GENEVA The Saudi-led coalition's blockade of Yemen, which has cut off food imports to a population where 7 million people are on the brink of famine, is "illegal collective punishment" of civilians, a prominent aid official said on Thursday.

Nov 22 2017

Mladic verdict carries message for Syria and beyond: UN's Zeid

GENEVA The conviction of former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic for genocide and crimes against humanity serves as a warning to others such as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the United Nations' human rights chief said on Wednesday.

Nov 22 2017

Mladic verdict carries message for Syria and beyond: U.N.'s Zeid

GENEVA The conviction of former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic for genocide and crimes against humanity serves as a warning to others such as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the United Nations' human rights chief said on Wednesday.

Nov 22 2017

Mladic verdict carries message for Syria and beyond - UN's Zeid

GENEVA The conviction of former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic for genocide and crimes against humanity serves as a warning to others such as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the United Nations' human rights chief said on Wednesday.

Nov 20 2017

North Korean women suffer discrimination, rape, malnutrition: U.N.

GENEVA North Korean women are deprived of education and job opportunities and are often subjected to violence at home and sexual assault in the workplace, a U.N. human rights panel said on Monday.

Nov 20 2017

North Korean women suffer discrimination, rape, malnutrition - U.N.

GENEVA North Korean women are deprived of education and job opportunities and are often subjected to violence at home and sexual assault in the workplace, a United Nations human rights panel said on Monday.

Nov 17 2017

U.N. pleads for end of Yemen blockade or 'untold thousands' will die

(This story from November 16 corrects paragraph 15 to say Aden port only partially open and Sanaa airport remains closed, not open for commercial flights)

Nov 17 2017

Exclusive: North Korea rules out negotiations on nuclear weapons

GENEVA North Korea on Friday ruled out negotiations with Washington as long as joint U.S-South Korea military exercises continue, and said that Pyongyang's atomic weapons program would remain as a deterrent against a U.S. nuclear threat.

Nov 16 2017

'Raj Pink' diamond, top gems, fail to sell at Sotheby's sale

GENEVA A large pink diamond, rare for its color and clarity, was among several major jewels that failed to sell on Wednesday at Sotheby's auction in Geneva. | Video

Nov 15 2017

"Raj Pink" diamond fails to sell at Geneva sale - Sotheby's

GENEVA, Nov 15 "The Raj Pink", the largest known diamond graded "fancy intense pink" for its rare colour, was among several major jewels stranded on the auction block on Wednesday at Sotheby's sale in Geneva.

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