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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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13 Apr 2018

More delays in GE power plants a worry for Pakistan's ruling party

ISLAMABAD A pledge by Pakistan's ruling party to end electricity outages ahead of a general election in mid-2018 is being undermined by the possibility of further delays in new power plants that run on General Electric's flagship gas turbines.

12 Apr 2018

Exclusive: Pakistan could face U.S. aid cuts over human trafficking - sources

ISLAMABAD/WASHINGTON The Trump administration is warning Pakistan it could lose U.S. civilian aid worth tens of millions of dollars this year if Washington finds that the South Asian nation has not done enough to combat human trafficking, U.S. officials said.

27 Mar 2018

Pakistan defends nuclear safety record after U.S. sanctions companies

ISLAMABAD Pakistan has defended its record on nuclear safety after the United States sanctioned seven Pakistani companies over alleged links to the nuclear trade, saying the suspicions over the companies should not be used to discredit it.

26 Mar 2018

U.S. sanctions Pakistani companies over nuclear trade

ISLAMABAD The United States has imposed sanctions on seven Pakistani companies over suspicion they have links to the nuclear trade, potentially hurting Pakistan's ambitions to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

21 Mar 2018

Pakistan FDI seen surging, but some Western investors fret over Chinese influence

ISLAMABAD Pakistan expects net foreign direct investment (FDI) to jump about 60 percent in 2017/2018, the chairman of Pakistan's Board of Investment said, but some Western investors appear to be put off by China's growing influence in the South Asian nation.

20 Mar 2018

Pakistani rupee weakens sharply in likely devaluation by central bank

ISLAMABAD/KARACHI Pakistan's rupee weakened sharply against the dollar on Tuesday in what appeared to be a currency devaluation by the central bank, traders said, the second such intervention in less than four months.

14 Mar 2018

Exclusive: Vitol targets Southeast Asia's LNG boom with import projects

LONDON/ISLAMABAD/DHAKA Vitol is targeting Southeast Asia's booming liquefied natural gas (LNG) markets to boost sales and catch up with rival commodity traders by developing import projects in Pakistan and Bangladesh.

07 Mar 2018

With gas and diplomacy, Russia embraces Cold War foe Pakistan

ISLAMABAD As U.S. influence in Islamabad wanes, Pakistan's former adversary Russia is building military, diplomatic and economic ties that could upend historic alliances in the region and open up a fast-growing gas market for Moscow's energy companies.

05 Mar 2018

With gas and diplomacy, Russia embraces Cold War foe Pakistan

ISLAMABAD As U.S. influence in Islamabad wanes, Pakistan's former adversary Russia is building military, diplomatic and economic ties that could upend historic alliances in the region and open up a fast-growing gas market for Moscow's energy companies.

05 Mar 2018

With gas and diplomacy, Russia embraces Cold War foe Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, March 5 As U.S. influence in Islamabad wanes, Pakistan's former adversary Russia is building military, diplomatic and economic ties that could upend historic alliances in the region and open up a fast-growing gas market for Moscow's energy companies.

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