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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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02 Jun 2017

Pakistan to open up mineral-rich Baluchistan to China 'Silk Road' firms

QUETTA, Pakistan Pakistan's resource-rich Baluchistan province wants Chinese companies to kick-start a boom in its mining industry by including the sector into Beijing's "Belt and Road" initiative, a senior provincial mining official said.

02 Jun 2017

Pakistan to open up mineral-rich Baluchistan to China 'Silk Road' firms

QUETTA, Pakistan Pakistan's resource-rich Baluchistan province wants Chinese companies to kick-start a boom in its mining industry by including the sector into Beijing's "Belt and Road" initiative, a senior provincial mining official said.

27 May 2017

Pakistan says Iranian mortar attack kills civilian

QUETTA, Pakistan Iranian mortar fire on Saturday killed a Pakistani civilian in the western Baluchistan province that shares a long border with Iran, a regional Pakistani official said.

24 May 2017

Two Chinese language teachers kidnapped in Pakistan

QUETTA/ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Armed men pretending to be policemen kidnapped two Chinese language teachers in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Wednesday, provincial officials said, a rare attack on Chinese nationals that is likely to worry Beijing.

30 May 2016

Brother of man killed in U.S. strike on Taliban chief files police report

QUETTA/DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan The brother of a man killed alongside Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a U.S. drone strike in southwest Pakistan has filed a report with police asking for his brother's killing to be investigated, officials said on Sunday.

09 Apr 2016

Pakistani government claims 34 Baluch rebels killed in raids

QUETTA, Baluchistan Pakistani paramilitary troops have killed at least 34 suspected Baluch rebels during a three day operation in the violence wracked southwestern province of Baluchistan, the government said on Saturday.

22 Oct 2015

Bombing at mosque in Pakistan kills 10 on eve of Shi'ite holy day

QUETTA, Pakistan A suicide bombing at a Shi'ite Muslim mosque killed at least 10 people in the Pakistani province of Baluchistan on Thursday, officials said, raising fears of more sectarian attacks during the upcoming Shi'ite holiday of Ashura.

22 Oct 2015

Bombing at mosque in Pakistan kills 10 on eve of Shi'ite holy day

QUETTA, Pakistan A suicide bombing at a Shi'ite Muslim mosque killed at least 10 people in the Pakistani province of Baluchistan on Thursday, officials said, raising fears of more sectarian attacks during the upcoming Shi'ite holiday of Ashura.

22 Oct 2015

Bombing at mosque in Pakistan kills 10 on eve of Shi'ite holy day

QUETTA, Pakistan A suicide bombing at a Shi'ite Muslim mosque killed at least 10 people in the Pakistani province of Baluchistan on Thursday, officials said, raising fears of more sectarian attacks during the upcoming Shi'ite holiday of Ashura.

20 Oct 2015

Bus blast kills 11 in Pakistan's Baluchistan province

QUETTA, Pakistan A bomb killed at least 11 people on Monday on a crowded bus in Pakistan's western city of Quetta, capital of a province racked by years of separatist violence.

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