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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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16 Oct 2017

Pakistan deports Turkish school network's former director and family

ISLAMABAD Pakistan has deported a former director of a chain of private Turkish schools along with his family, former school officials said on Monday, the day set for a court hearing on the deportation.

13 Oct 2017

Pakistani-American faces extradition hearing on NYC attack plot

ISLAMABAD A Pakistani court on Friday delayed the extradition hearing of a Pakistani-American man accused of plotting attacks in New York City for Islamic State without fixing a new date, the man's lawyer said.

05 Oct 2017

Row over Pakistani paramilitary unit fuels political confusion

ISLAMABAD An unexplained dispute between Pakistan's interior minister and an elite paramilitary unit under his command is adding to political confusion in Islamabad, prompting questions about a rift in ties between civilian leaders and the powerful military.

28 Sep 2017

Turkish family of PakTurk Schools director abducted in Pakistan - rights group

ISLAMABAD The family of a former director of the Turkish PakTurk Schools in Pakistan has been abducted by authorities in the eastern city of Lahore, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) said, less than a year after Pakistan sought to deport them.

23 Sep 2017

Shelling across Pakistan-India border kills six civilians, wounds 30

ISLAMABAD Shelling along the disputed border between Pakistan and India killed six civilians, and wounded an additional 30 people, officials from the two sides said on Friday, in the latest confrontation between the two nuclear-armed countries.

16 Sep 2017

Pakistan beats World XI in final T20, anticipates return of international cricket

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan beat the touring World XI on Friday by 33 runs in the final Twenty20 fixture in Lahore to win the three match series 2-1 and thrill home fans excited by the return of international cricket.

14 Sep 2017

Pakistan kicks out medical charity MSF from country's tribal region

PESHAWAR/ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan on Wednesday told medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres' (MSF) to stop work and leave its impoverished tribal areas that border Afghanistan, the health organisation said, ending its 14 year stay in the volatile region.

11 Sep 2017

Pakistan hopes World XI series will herald return of international cricket

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan will host a World XI cricket team for three T20 matches starting on Tuesday and hopes the series will herald the return of international cricket to the country eight years after a militant attack on a Sri Lankan team bus.

10 Sep 2017

Rohingya refugees in Pakistan fear for relatives in Myanmar

KARACHI For an estimated 300,000 Rohingya Muslims living in squalor in Pakistan's largest city, the news from Myanmar in the past two weeks is reviving painful memories of the violence that drove many of them here half a century ago.

10 Sep 2017

Rohingya refugees in Pakistan fear for relatives in Myanmar

KARACHI For an estimated 300,000 Rohingya Muslims living in squalor in Pakistan's largest city, the news from Myanmar in the past two weeks is reviving painful memories of the violence that drove many of them here half a century ago.

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