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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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India's tightened consumer goods standards could hurt China imports

NEW DELHI India is tightening quality controls for consumer and capital goods, officials say, a move that follows calls to curb cheap imports from China amid diplomatic tensions between the world's two most populous nations over their shared border.

13 Oct 2017

India eyes airport in Sri Lanka, near Chinese Belt and Road outpost

COLOMBO/NEW DELHI India is in advanced talks with Sri Lanka to operate an airport on the southern tip of the island, where China has invested heavily as part of its Belt and Road initiative, a Sri Lankan minister said.

27 Sep 2017

Indian troops in firefight with Naga rebels near border with Myanmar

NEW DELHI Indian troops exchanged gunfire on Wednesday with separatist guerrillas in a remote northeastern region bordering Myanmar, killing or wounding several of the insurgents, army officials said.

27 Sep 2017

Indian troops in firefight with rebels near border with Myanmar

NEW DELHI Indian troops exchanged gunfire on Wednesday with separatist guerrillas in a remote northeastern region bordering Myanmar, killing or wounding several of the insurgents, army officials said.

27 Sep 2017

Mattis seeks Indian role in Afghanistan, vows to fight militant shelters

NEW DELHI U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis held talks with Indian leaders on Tuesday, vowing to jointly stamp out militant sanctuaries and seeking India's greater involvement in helping to stabilise Afghanistan.

26 Sep 2017

Mattis seeks deeper ties with India amid China assertiveness

NEW DELHI, Sept 26 U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis held talks with Indian leaders on Tuesday to deepen military ties including the potential sales of U.S. jet fighters and surveillance drones that experts say are aimed at helping it rein in China's influence in the region.

21 Sep 2017

India presses on with Myanmar defense supplies in show of support

NEW DELHI India is considering supplying arms to Myanmar's government in a sign of strong support for a neighbor that faces criticism for its crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.

21 Sep 2017

India presses on with Myanmar defence supplies in show of support

NEW DELHI India is considering supplying arms to Myanmar's government in a sign of strong support for a neighbour that faces criticism for its crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.

21 Sep 2017

India presses on with Myanmar defence supplies in show of support

NEW DELHI India is considering supplying arms to Myanmar's government in a sign of strong support for a neighbour that faces criticism for its crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.

20 Sep 2017

Exclusive: U.S. defence firms want control over tech in Make-in-India plan

NEW DELHI U.S. defence firms offering to set up production lines in India to win deals worth billions of dollars want stronger assurances they won't have to part with proprietary technology, according to a business lobby group's letter to India's defence minister.

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