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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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16 Dec 2017

Pakistani top court rejects bid to bar opposition leader Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD Pakistan's Supreme Court cleared opposition leader Imran Khan on Friday of accusations of failing to declare assets, but barred his party's secretary general from parliament.

15 Dec 2017

Pakistani top court rejects bid to bar opposition leader Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD, Dec 15 Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a petition to disqualify cricket hero and opposition leader Imran Khan from parliament for not declaring assets, months after former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was removed by the court on a similar charge.

13 Dec 2017

Pakistan orders George Soros foundation, other aid groups to close

ISLAMABAD Pakistan has told at least 10 foreign-funded aid groups to close, an umbrella agency said on Wednesday, including a charity founded by hedge fund billionaire and philanthropist George Soros, the group said.

16 Nov 2017

Pakistan's long-persecuted Ahmadi minority fear becoming election scapegoat

RABWAH, Pakistan Crammed into buses and mini-vans, more than 10,000 Pakistanis travelled to a mosque on the outskirts of the small Punjabi town of Rabwah, for the sole purpose of denouncing followers of the minority sect based here as "infidels and enemies of the state".

16 Nov 2017

Pakistan unveils 1,700-year-old sleeping Buddha, evoking diverse heritage

HARIPUR, Pakistan Pakistan unveiled the remains of a 1,700-year-old sleeping Buddha image on Wednesday, part of an initiative to encourage tourism and project religious harmony in a region roiled by Islamist militancy.

14 Nov 2017

Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for finance minister

ISLAMABAD A Pakistani anti-corruption court on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant for Finance Minister Ishaq Dar after the veteran politician failed to turn up for several court hearings.

10 Nov 2017

Pakistan blocks off roads into capital as blasphemy law supporters stage sit-in

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan Pakistan on Friday blocked off roads into Islamabad, the capital, as an Islamist party that backs strict blasphemy laws staged a sit-in on a key highway, demanding the resignation of a minister it blames for changes to an electoral oath.

09 Nov 2017

Pakistan shuts down last MSF facility in tribal areas

ISLAMABAD Pakistan on Thursday told medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres' (MSF) to shut its last remaining facility in the impoverished tribal belt bordering Afghanistan, the health organisation said.

09 Nov 2017

Honda at fault in complaint over Pakistan gasoline, oil cos say

ISLAMABAD A body representing oil companies in Pakistan said Honda Motor Co, which has blamed local gasoline companies for damage to engines in one of its vehicle models, appears to know the engines are incompatible with Pakistani fuel standards and need to be calibrated.

09 Nov 2017

Honda at fault in complaint over Pakistan gasoline, oil cos say

ISLAMABAD, Nov 9 A body representing oil companies in Pakistan said Honda Motor Co, which has blamed local gasoline companies for damage to engines in one of its vehicle models, appears to know the engines are incompatible with Pakistani fuel standards and need to be calibrated.

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