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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

11 Oct 2017

Pro-Catalonia anarchists enter Spanish embassy in Athens

ATHENS Self-proclaimed anarchists burst into the Spanish embassy in Athens on Wednesday and threw leaflets in favour of Catalonian independence, an embassy official said. | Video

11 Oct 2017

Pro-Catalonia anarchists enter Spanish embassy in Athens

ATHENS Self-proclaimed anarchists burst into the Spanish embassy in Athens on Wednesday and threw leaflets in favor of Catalonian independence, an embassy official said. | Video

02 Oct 2017

Greece targets faster growth, bigger primary surplus in 2018 draft budget

ATHENS Greece expects economic recovery to gain pace next year when it aims to exit its bailout, the government's draft budget showed on Monday, projecting that stronger growth will help it attain a bigger primary surplus and reduce unemployment.

29 Sep 2017

EIB backs Piraeus Bank bond to bolster small businesses

ATHENS The European Investment Bank (EIB) said it will invest 350 million euros (308.89 million pounds) in Piraeus Bank covered bond next month as part of efforts to increase small business lending in Greece.

29 Sep 2017

Greek recovery to strengthen, quick bailout review a must: Bank of Greece chief

ATHENS Greece's economy is recovering after a deep recession and growth is set to pick up in the next two years, the head of its central bank said on Thursday, urging a speedy conclusion to its next bailout review to avoid a new cycle of uncertainty.

28 Sep 2017

Greek bank shares jump as IMF says no need for asset quality check

ATHENS The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday backed away from a demand for an asset quality check on Greece's banks after a proposal by the European Central Bank to bring forward planned stress tests next year, driving a rebound in the shares.

28 Sep 2017

Greek central bank dismisses Anonymous hacking claim

ATHENS Greece's central bank dismissed claims by hacking group Anonymous that it had accessed confidential internal files, saying on Wednesday the material was already in the public domain.

15 Sep 2017

Greece's Eurobank in talks with Banca Transilvania to sell Romanian business

Eurobank is in talks with Banca Transilvania to sell its subsidiaries in Romania as part of a restructuring plan agreed by Greece's third largest lender with European Union authorities.

11 Sep 2017

Greek PM urges IMF to decide on bailout participation by end of year

ATHENS The International Monetary Fund should decide whether it will fund Greece's current bailout program by the end of the year and help Greece conclude a key bailout review on time, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Sunday. | Video

25 Jul 2017

Greece prepares for end of bailout era with comeback bond

LONDON/ATHENS (Reuters/IFR) - Greece successfully sold debt to private investors for the first time in three years on Tuesday, making a significant first step towards financial independence when its third international bailout ends next year. | Video

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