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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

20 Apr 2018

Myanmar police 'set up' Reuters reporters in sting - police witness

YANGON A Myanmar police chief ordered officers to "trap" a Reuters reporter arrested in December, telling them to meet the journalist at a restaurant and give him "secret documents", prosecution witness Police Captain Moe Yan Naing told a court on Friday.

20 Apr 2018

Myanmar policeman describes "trap" to arrest Reuters reporter

YANGON, April 20 A Myanmar police chief ordered officers to "trap" a Reuters reporter arrested in December, telling them to meet the journalist at a restaurant and give him "secret documents", prosecution witness Police Captain Moe Yan Naing told a court on Friday.

08 Apr 2018

Myanmar not ready for return of Rohingya refugees - U.N. official

YANGON Myanmar is not ready for the repatriation of Rohingya refugees, said the most senior United Nations official to visit the country this year, after Myanmar was accused of instigating ethnic cleansing and driving nearly 700,000 Muslims to Bangladesh.

08 Apr 2018

Myanmar not ready for return of Rohingya refugees-UN official

YANGON, April 8 Myanmar is not ready for the repatriation of Rohingya refugees, said the most senior United Nations official to visit the country this year, after Myanmar was accused of instigating ethnic cleansing and driving nearly 700,000 Muslims to Bangladesh.

28 Mar 2018

Myanmar parliament picks Suu Kyi confidant Win Myint as new president

NAYPYITAW Myanmar's parliament on Wednesday picked a close ally of de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi as the country's new president, a move unlikely to affect a delicate balance of power in a country where the army has retained a large political role.

21 Mar 2018

Suu Kyi loyalist seen replacing Myanmar's sick president-ruling party spokesman

YANGON Myanmar's civilian president Htin Kyaw resigned due to ill health on Wednesday and is expected to be replaced by a close ally of de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a move unlikely to affect power in a country where the army remains influential.

10 Feb 2018

Special Report - How Myanmar forces burned, looted and killed in a remote village

(The Feb. 8 story was refiled to remove an extraneous word in paragraph 85) | Video

09 Feb 2018

Myanmar forces and Buddhist villagers torched Rohingya homes, then killed

INN DIN, Myanmar Bound together, the 10 Rohingya captives watched their Buddhist neighbours dig a grave. Soon afterwards, on the morning of Sept. 2, all 10 lay dead. At least two were hacked to death by Buddhist villagers. The rest were shot by soldiers, two of the gravediggers said.

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

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