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Syed Raza Hassan

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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

12 Jun 2017

Pakistan's Sharif to be questioned over family's wealth

KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be questioned on Thursday by investigators probing how his family obtained its vast wealth, the first time a sitting Pakistani premier has appeared before any investigative agency.

06 Jun 2017

Pakistan airline seeks to help passengers stranded in Qatar

KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is in talks to bring back Pakistani passengers of Qatar Airlines stranded in Doha after Saudi Arabia and four other Arab countries cut off ties with Qatar, an official said on Tuesday.

06 Jun 2017

Muslim Asia caught in the middle as diplomatic row rocks Middle East

KUALA LUMPUR/KARACHI Non-Arab nations in Asia, such as Malaysia, Indonesia and Pakistan, are getting caught in the middle after Saudi Arabia led a clampdown on Qatar, accusing the tiny emirate of supporting pro-Iranian Islamist militants.

06 Jun 2017

Muslim Asia caught in the middle as diplomatic row rocks Middle East

KUALA LUMPUR/KARACHI Non-Arab nations in Asia, such as Malaysia, Indonesia and Pakistan, are getting caught in the middle after Saudi Arabia led a clampdown on Qatar, accusing the tiny emirate of supporting pro-Iranian Islamist militants.

06 Jun 2017

Muslim Asia caught in the middle as diplomatic row rocks Middle East

KUALA LUMPUR/KARACHI Non-Arab nations in Asia, such as Malaysia, Indonesia and Pakistan, are getting caught in the middle after Saudi Arabia led a clampdown on Qatar, accusing the tiny emirate of supporting pro-Iranian Islamist militants.

03 Jun 2017

Pakistan claims killing five Indian soldiers in retaliatory attack

KARACHI, Pakistan The Pakistani military said on Saturday its troops had killed five Indian soldiers in retaliation to Indian firing along the Line of Control in disputed Kashmir.

30 May 2017

Pakistanis protest against increasing power cuts during Ramadan

KARACHI/PESHAWAR, Pakistan Protesters in Pakistan's largest city set tyres ablaze on Tuesday after power cuts disrupted a traditional pre-dawn meal during the holy month of Ramadan, police said, a day after two protesters in another city were shot dead.

22 May 2017

Pakistan authorities seize 20 kg heroin on London-bound flight

KARACHI Pakistani authorities found 20 kg (44 lb) of heroin on a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight bound for London on Monday during a search at Islamabad airport, a spokesman for the national carrier said.

27 Apr 2017

India, Afghanistan gave help to Pakistani Taliban, says group's ex-spokesman

KARACHI, Pakistan Afghan and Indian intelligence agencies gave funds and other assistance to Pakistani Taliban militants to fight Islamabad, the group's former spokesman, who surrendered last week, said in a video released by Pakistan's military on Wednesday.

22 Apr 2017

Pakistani regulator orders stockbrokers investigated for market manipulation

KARACHI, Pakistan The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan on Saturday announced it had ordered an investigation into brokers suspected of market manipulation on Pakistan's stock exchange.

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