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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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Two climbers missing on "Killer Mountain" in north Pakistan

ISLAMABAD One Spanish man and an Argentinian have gone missing on a notoriously treacherous peak in northern Pakistan known among mountaineers as "Killer Mountain", officials said on Tuesday.

16 Jun 2017

Pakistan revokes visa of man who ran school where kidnapped Chinese worked

ISLAMABAD, June 16 Pakistan has revoked the visa of a Korean man running a language school where two Chinese missionaries were believed to have been working before they were abducted by Islamic State, the interior ministry said on Friday.

15 Jun 2017

Pakistan arrests man for driving pet lion through Karachi streets

ISLAMABAD Police in Pakistan have arrested a man who took his pet lion for a night-time drive through the streets of the bustling southern port city of Karachi after video of the incident went viral on social media, police said on Thursday.

15 Jun 2017

Pakistan PM hits out at 'slandering' of his family over wealth

ISLAMABAD Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday lashed out at what he called the "slandering" of his family in connection with an investigation of their wealth, and said unidentified people with agendas against him posed a danger to the country.

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.

22 May 2017

Pakistan investigating social media users for anti-army posts - official

LAHORE, Pakistan/ISLAMABAD Pakistan has begun a crackdown on online criticism of its powerful military, with up to 200 social media accounts under investigation, a security official said on Monday.

13 May 2017

Bank of China given licence to operate in Pakistan by central bank

ISLAMABAD Pakistan's central bank has granted government-run Bank of China a licence to operate in the country to ease the financial requirements of Chinese-led "Belt and Road" projects, the central bank said on Saturday.

11 May 2017

Pakistan summons Indian diplomat over Kashmir firing death

ISLAMABAD Pakistan summoned India's deputy high commissioner on Thursday to condemn what it called "unprovoked" firing over the disputed Kashmir frontier that violated a 2003 ceasefire and killed one civilian, the foreign ministry said.

10 May 2017

Pakistan's army assures commitment to democracy after row with government

ISLAMABAD Pakistan's powerful military on Wednesday sought to calm worries of a rift with the civilian government, emphasising its commitment to democracy in a country where the army has often seized power.

03 May 2017

Pakistan appoints acting central bank head

ISLAMABAD Pakistan's central bank appointed a new acting governor on Wednesday after the government declined to re-appoint the current governor, the bank said in a statement.

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