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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

10 Jan 2018

Myanmar prosecutor seeks Official Secrets Act charges against two Reuters reporters

YANGON Myanmar prosecutors sought charges on Wednesday against two Reuters reporters under the Official Secrets Act, which carries a maximum prison sentence of 14 years, the reporters' lawyer said. | Video

19 Dec 2017

Arrested Myanmar reporters - Two book lovers dedicated to their craft

YANGON/BANGKOK In many ways Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, two Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar, symbolise their country's emergence after decades of isolation. Both from modest, provincial backgrounds, they worked hard to pursue careers that would have been impossible in the junta era into which they were born. | Video

19 Dec 2017

Arrested Myanmar reporters: Two book lovers dedicated to their craft

YANGON/BANGKOK In many ways Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, two Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar, symbolise their country's emergence after decades of isolation. Both from modest, provincial backgrounds, they worked hard to pursue careers that would have been impossible in the junta era into which they were born.

16 Dec 2017

U.S. says identified target for sanctions over Myanmar crackdown

WASHINGTON/YANGON The United States has identified one person it might impose sanctions on over the brutal crackdown in Myanmar against minority Rohingya Muslims and is examining others, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday.

30 Nov 2017

EU calls for 'equal rights' for all in Myanmar's troubled Rakhine

YANGON Myanmar must guarantee "equal rights" for everyone in troubled Rakhine state as talks on repatriation of more than 620,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh gather steam, the new EU ambassador to the country said on Thursday.

23 Nov 2017

U.S. calling Rohingya operation 'ethnic cleansing' unhelpful: Russian envoy

YANGON The U.S. labeling of a Myanmar army crackdown on Rohingya Muslims as "ethnic cleansing" is unhelpful and could aggravate the situation, Russia's ambassador to the southeast Asian nation said on Thursday, criticizing "excessive external intervention".

23 Nov 2017

U.S. calling Rohingya operation 'ethnic cleansing' unhelpful: Russian envoy

YANGON The U.S. labelling of a Myanmar army crackdown on Rohingya Muslims as "ethnic cleansing" is unhelpful and could aggravate the situation, Russia's ambassador to the southeast Asian nation said on Thursday, criticising "excessive external intervention".

23 Nov 2017

U.S. calling Rohingya operation 'ethnic cleansing' unhelpful - Russian envoy

YANGON The U.S. labelling of a Myanmar army crackdown on Rohingya Muslims as "ethnic cleansing" is unhelpful and could aggravate the situation, Russia's ambassador to the southeast Asian nation said on Thursday, criticising "excessive external intervention".

21 Nov 2017

U.S. Congress members decry 'ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar; Suu Kyi doubts allegations

YANGON/NAYPYITAW Members of the U.S. Congress said on Tuesday operations carried out against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar had "all the hallmarks" of ethnic cleansing, while the country's leader Aung San Suu Kyi expressed doubts about allegations of rights abuses.

16 Nov 2017

Tillerson, in Myanmar, calls for credible probe of atrocities

NAYPYITAW U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Wednesday for a credible investigation into reports of human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims committed by Myanmar's security forces after a meeting with its civilian and military leaders.

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