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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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Dutch superyacht builders propelled by rising economic tide

OSS, Netherlands With three lounges, three dining rooms, an open-air jacuzzi, a bar and six luxury cabins, the 50-metre "Aster" is one of Dutch shipyard Heesen's more modest superyachts. | Video

19 Jul 2018

Suriname leaders slam Dutch minister over 'failed state' comments

PARAMARIBO/AMSTERDAM Suriname politicians on Wednesday slammed Holland's Foreign Minister Stef Blok for saying the former Dutch colony was a "failed state" as a result of its diverse ethnic makeup.

07 Jul 2018

Chemical weapons agency finds 'chlorinated' chemicals in Syria's Douma

THE HAGUE A preliminary report by the world's chemical weapons watchdog said "various chlorinated chemicals" were found at the site of an attack in Douma, Syria, in April that killed dozens of civilians and prompted air strikes by Britain, France and the United States, it said on Friday.

28 Jun 2018

Chemical arms watchdog wins right to assign blame for attacks

THE HAGUE The world's chemical weapons watchdog won new powers on Wednesday to assign blame for attacks with banned toxic munitions, a diplomatic victory for Britain just months after a former Russian spy was poisoned on its territory. | Video

26 Jun 2018

Empower chemical arms watchdog to assign blame for attacks: UK, allies

THE HAGUE Britain's Foreign Minister Boris Johnson called on Tuesday for all nations to vote to bolster the powers of the chemical weapons watchdog, saying it should be able to assign blame for attacks with banned poison munitions.

25 Jun 2018

West and Russia square off for fight over empowering chemical weapons body

THE HAGUE, June 25 Britain, which has condemned Russia over the nerve agent poisoning of an ex-spy, is pushing to give more teeth to the global chemical weapons watchdog so that it can point the finger at those who carry out attacks with banned toxic substances.

25 May 2018

Investigators identify Russian military unit in downing of flight MH17

BUNNIK, Netherlands Dutch prosecutors identified a Russian military unit on Thursday as the source of the missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 people on board. | Video

05 May 2018

France proposes new mechanism to assign blame for chemical attacks

THE HAGUE/PARIS Western powers are weighing a French proposal to create a new mechanism at the world's chemical weapons watchdog that would enable it to assign blame for attacks with banned munitions, diplomatic sources told Reuters.

04 May 2018

France proposes new mechanism to assign blame for chemical attacks

THE HAGUE/PARIS Western powers are weighing a French proposal to create a new mechanism at the world's chemical weapons watchdog that would enable it to assign blame for attacks with banned munitions, diplomatic sources told Reuters.

04 May 2018

Chemical weapons inspectors back from Syria's Douma: source

AMSTERDAM Chemical weapons inspectors have returned from a mission to the Syrian town of Douma, where they took samples and interviewed witnesses to determine whether banned munitions were used in an attack last month, a diplomatic source said on Friday.

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