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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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17 Apr 2018

Unipec and ENOC place lowest offers in Bangladesh oil import tender - sources

DHAKA Energy traders Unipec and ENOC placed the lowest offers in a tender by Bangladesh Petroleum Corp to buy up to 1.52 million tonnes of oil products for import in the second half of 2018, officials said on Tuesday.

16 Apr 2018

Bangladesh eyes settlement in U.S. cyber heist suit ahead of its own case

NEW YORK/DHAKA An Ecuadorian bank and Wells Fargo have reached an out-of-court settlement over a 2015 cyber heist, providing a possible precedent for the Bangladesh central bank's planned suit to recover $66 million still lost in one of the world's biggest such cases.

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.

13 Mar 2018

After deadly Nepal crash, Bangladeshi airline defends pilots

KATHMANDU/DHAKA A Bangladeshi airline said on Tuesday its two pilots aboard the plane that crashed in Nepal killing 49 people had both received special training to land at Kathmandu airport and had successfully handled previous flights. | Video

02 Mar 2018

Bangladesh protests against Myanmar troops at border where Rohingya shelter

DHAKA Bangladesh summoned Myanmar's ambassador on Thursday over an increased security presence near their border, where thousands of Rohingya Muslims have been sheltering just inside Myanmar, Bangladesh's foreign ministry said.

28 Feb 2018

Nobel peace laureates to Suu Kyi: "End Rohingya genocide or face prosecution"

DHAKA Three Nobel peace laureates urged Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the military on Wednesday to end the "genocide" of Rohingya Muslims now or face prosecution.

28 Feb 2018

Thousands of Rohingya flee 'no man's land' after resettlement talks

DHAKA/YANGON - Thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled a strip of land on the border between Myanmar and Bangladesh after the two countries met to discuss resettling them, an official and a community leader said.

22 Feb 2018

Floating Island: New home for Rohingya refugees emerges in Bay of Bengal

DHAKA/BHASAN CHAR/COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh Bangladesh is racing to turn an uninhabited and muddy Bay of Bengal island into home for 100,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled a military crackdown in Myanmar, amid conflicting signals from top Bangladeshi officials about whether the refugees would end up being stranded there. | Video

22 Feb 2018

Floating Island: New home for Rohingya refugees emerges in Bay of Bengal

DHAKA/BHASAN CHAR/COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Feb 22 (Reuters) - B angladesh is racing to turn an uninhabited and muddy Bay of Bengal island into home for 100,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled a military crackdown in Myanmar, amid conflicting signals from top Bangladeshi officials about whether the refugees would end up being stranded there.

19 Feb 2018

Bangladesh says to meet with Myanmar on Rohingya trapped at border

DHAKA Representatives from Bangladesh and Myanmar will meet on Tuesday to discuss the repatriation to Myanmar of more than 6,500 Rohingya Muslims trapped on a strip of unclaimed land between the two countries, Bangladeshi officials said.

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