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Ruma Paul

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 Oct 2017

Bangladesh signs gasoil import deal with India

DHAKA Bangladesh on Sunday signed a long-term sales and purchase agreement with an Indian refiner to import gasoil to meet the country's energy demand, officials said.

18 Oct 2017

Bangladesh set to sign 15-year gasoil import deal with India

DHAKA Bangladesh Petroleum Corp (BPC) is set to sign a 15-year deal with Indian oil refiner Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) to import gasoil to meet the country's energy demand, two company officials with the direct knowledge of the matter said.

17 Oct 2017

Myanmar journalists fly home as Bangladesh drops charges

DHAKA Bangladesh allowed two journalists from Myanmar detained while reporting about fleeing Rohingya Muslims to fly home on Tuesday and was dropping charges against them, their lawyer said.

17 Oct 2017

Myanmar journalists fly home as Bangladesh drops charges

DHAKA Bangladesh allowed two journalists from Myanmar detained while reporting about fleeing Rohingya Muslims to fly home on Tuesday and was dropping charges against them, their lawyer said.

17 Oct 2017

Myanmar journalists fly home as Bangladesh drops charges

DHAKA Bangladesh allowed two journalists from Myanmar detained while reporting about fleeing Rohingya Muslims to fly home on Tuesday and was dropping charges against them, their lawyer said.

17 Oct 2017

Myanmar journalists head home as Bangladesh drops charges

DHAKA, Oct 17 Bangladesh allowed two journalists from Myanmar detained while reporting about fleeing Rohingya Muslims to fly home on Tuesday and was dropping charges against them, their lawyer said.

05 Oct 2017

Bangladesh carving out forest land to shelter desperate Rohingya

DHAKA Hard-pressed to find space for a massive influx of Rohingya Muslim refugees, Bangladesh plans to chop down forest trees to extend a tent city sheltering destitute families fleeing ethnic violence in neighbouring Myanmar.

02 Oct 2017

Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to draw up plan for refugee repatriation: minister

DHAKA Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed on Monday to set up a "working group" to plan the repatriation of more than half a million Rohingya Muslim refugees who have fled to Bangladesh to escape an army crackdown, the Bangladeshi foreign minister said.

27 Sep 2017

Chevron may miss mid-October target to close sale of Bangladesh gas fields: sources

DHAKA/BEIJING Chevron Corp may miss its mid-October target for closing the agreed $2-billion sale of its natural gas assets in Bangladesh to a Chinese consortium, as Dhaka weighs the prospect of a counterbid, people with knowledge of the matter said.

23 Sep 2017

Bangladesh grants bail to two detained Myanmar journalists

DHAKA Two journalists from Myanmar, who had been detained in Bangladesh while reporting on the influx of thousands of Rohingya Muslims, have been released on bail, a police official said on Saturday.

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