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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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15 Nov 2012

Somali president in u-turn over U.N. charcoal ban

MOGADISHU Somalia's president has reversed course on what to do about millions of sacks of charcoal stockpiled in former rebel strongholds and now says they can be exported despite a U.N. embargo on the trade.

14 Nov 2012

Iran to open Somali embassy, Turkey rebuilds parliament

MOGADISHU Iran said it would set up an embassy in Mogadishu and Turkey promised to rebuild Somalia's parliament building, as the two neighbors, at odds over Syria, vied for influence in the Horn of Africa country.

14 Nov 2012

Iran to open Somali embassy, Turkey rebuilds parliament

MOGADISHU Iran said it would set up an embassy in Mogadishu and Turkey promised to rebuild Somalia's parliament building, as the two neighbours, at odds over Syria, vied for influence in the Horn of Africa country.

07 Nov 2012

At least one killed in car bomb near Somali parliament: police

MOGADISHU At least one person was killed on Wednesday when a car laden with explosives detonated in the car park of the country's parliament building in the capital Mogadishu, police said.

07 Nov 2012

At least one killed in car bomb near Somali parliament - police

MOGADISHU At least one person was killed on Wednesday when a car laden with explosives detonated in the car park of the country's parliament building in the capital Mogadishu, police said.

04 Nov 2012

Somali pirates free Seychelles fishermen after year's captivity

MOGADISHU/VICTORIA Somali pirates have released two Seychellois hostages they had in captivity for a year, officials from both countries said.

04 Nov 2012

Somali pirates free Seychelles fishermen after year's captivity

MOGADISHU/VICTORIA Somali pirates have released two Seychellois hostages they had in captivity for a year, officials from both countries said.

04 Nov 2012

Somali pirates free Seychelles fishermen after year's captivity

MOGADISHU/VICTORIA, Nov 4 Somali pirates have released two Seychellois hostages they had in captivity for a year, officials from both countries said.

22 Oct 2012

Somali pirates release MV Orna, detain six crew

MOGADISHU Somali pirates said on Monday they have freed the Panama-flagged merchant ship MV Orna after receiving a ransom of $400,000, but detained six of the crew to get more money for them.

22 Oct 2012

Somali pirates release MV Orna, detain six crew

MOGADISHU Somali pirates said on Monday they have freed the Panama-flagged merchant ship MV Orna after receiving a ransom of $400,000, but detained six of the crew to get more money for them.

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