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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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22 Jul 2017

MSF reopens first Kunduz clinic since deadly hospital air strike in 2015

KABUL Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF) reopened a small medical clinic in Kunduz, Afghanistan, on Saturday, their first facility there since the American airstrikes that destroyed a hospital in 2015.

17 Jul 2017

Suicide bomb attacks killing more Afghan civilians: U.N.

KABUL The United Nations on Monday called on insurgent groups in Afghanistan to curb attacks on civilians after more than 5,000 non-combatants were killed or wounded in the first six months of 2017.

17 Jul 2017

Suicide bomb attacks killing more Afghan civilians: U.N.

KABUL The United Nations on Monday called on insurgent groups in Afghanistan to curb attacks on civilians after more than 5,000 non-combatants were killed or wounded in the first six months of 2017.

14 Jun 2017

Afghan amputee swimmer aims for international success

KABUL It took a pair of landmines that severed Malek Mohammad's legs for him to find his life's passion for swimming in land-locked Afghanistan.

14 Jun 2017

No military solution in Afghanistan, U.N. chief says on Kabul visit

KABUL There is no military solution to the conflict in Afghanistan that is forcing record numbers of people from their homes, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday, during an unannounced visit to the war-torn country.

06 Jun 2017

Foreign delegations meet in Afghan capital after bloody week

KABUL Afghan leaders met officials of two dozen foreign governments and institutions on Tuesday, launching a so-called Kabul Process aiming to set the stage for peace talks and clinch an international pact to end "cross-border terrorism".

06 Jun 2017

Kabul truck-bomb toll rises to more than 150: Afghan president

KABUL The death toll from a truck-bomb explosion in Kabul last week has reached more than 150 people, President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday, making it the deadliest attack in the Afghan capital since the ouster of the Taliban in 2001.

31 May 2017

Sewage tanker bomb kills at least 80, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

KABUL A powerful bomb hidden in a sewage tanker exploded in the morning rush hour in the centre of Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 80 people, wounding hundreds and damaging embassy buildings in the Afghan capital's unofficial "Green Zone". | Video

31 May 2017

80 Tote bei Anschlag nahe deutscher Botschaft in Kabul

Kabul/Berlin Bei einem Bombenanschlag nahe der deutschen Botschaft in Kabul sind am Mittwoch mindestens 80 Menschen getötet worden.

24 May 2017

Use of air power in Afghanistan up sharply as Trump troop decision looms

KABUL U.S. warplanes dropped more weapons on Afghanistan in April than in any other single month since 2012, according to new statistics, as military officials press U.S. President Donald Trump to send thousands more troops to the country.

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