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Stephanie van den Berg

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 05 2018

UK Labour leader Corbyn urges European leftists to unite against far-right

THE HAGUE Europe's social democratic parties must resist cuts to public services or risk seeing their traditional working class supporters switch to backing the anti-immigrant far right, British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday.

Jun 28 2018

United Arab Emirates asks World Court to dismiss Qatar discrimination suit

The Hague The United Arab Emirates argued before World Court judges on Thursday that a case brought against it by Qatar for alleged discrimination against Qatari citizens was without merit and should be dismissed.

Jun 27 2018

Qatar asks World Court to stop UAE discrimination against its citizens

The Hague Qatar on Wednesday asked the International Court of Justice to order the United Arab Emirates to reverse measures put in place as part of its boycott against Qatar, saying they violate an international treaty against discrimination.

Jun 12 2018

Congo's Bemba ordered released after war crimes acquittal

THE HAGUE Jean-Pierre Bemba, the Congolese ex-vice president whose war crimes conviction was quashed on appeal last week, must be released, judges at International Criminal Court ruled on Tuesday.

Jun 08 2018

Congolese ex-Vice President Bemba acquitted of war crimes on appeal

THE HAGUE/KINSHASA The International Criminal Court on Friday overturned the war crimes conviction of former Democratic Republic of Congo Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba, a huge blow to prosecutors that could also dramatically shake up politics in his home country.

Jun 06 2018

World Court: Equatorial Guinea versus France case may proceed

THE HAGUE The International Court of Justice said on Wednesday it can rule in a dispute over whether a luxury building in Paris owned by the son of Equatorial Guinea's president is part of the African nation's diplomatic mission.

May 31 2018

Rohingyas at ICC demand justice over Myanmar deportations

THE HAGUE Hundreds of Rohingya victims have appealed to judges at the International Criminal Court to grant prosecutors jurisdiction to investigate deportations from Myanmar to neighboring Bangladesh, an ICC official said on Thursday.

May 25 2018

Dutch minister: MH17 investigation points to Russian involvement

THE HAGUE Interim findings released this week by prosecutors investigating the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 point to Russian involvement, the Dutch foreign minister said on Friday.

May 22 2018

Palestinians demand full investigation into Israel at Hague court

THE HAGUE Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki asked prosecutors at the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to launch a full investigation into accusations of Israeli human rights abuses on Palestinian territory, saying the evidence was "insurmountable".

Apr 26 2018

Russia presents unharmed Syrians to OPCW, Western envoys condemn 'stunt'

THE HAGUE Russia and Syria presented more than a dozen unharmed people from Ghouta, Syria, at the premises of the Organisation for the Prohibition for Chemical Weapons on Thursday to support claims there was no chemical attack in the region this month.

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