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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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11 Dec 2017

Russia urges India to line up behind China's Belt and Road initiative

NEW DELHI Russia threw its weight behind China's massive Belt and Road plan to build trade and transport links across Asia and beyond, suggesting to India on Monday that it find a way to work with Beijing on the signature project.

11 Dec 2017

Apple, India wrangle over import tax on mobile parts: sources

NEW DELHI Apple Inc has asked India to defer a planned increase in import taxes on mobile phone parts so it can expand its iPhone manufacturing in the country, but the government is unlikely to accede, people familiar with the matter said.

06 Dec 2017

India stumped in efforts to clear toxic smog as cricketers throw up

NEW DELHI India's state-run NTPC is launching bids for clean technology for two coal-fired power plants near New Delhi, officials said, as criticism mounts over the country's failure to end a toxic smog which strikes the capital every winter.

22 Nov 2017

Indian navy the odd man out in Asia's 'Quad' alliance

NEW DELHI The Trump administration is pushing security ties between the United States, India, Japan and Australia, but the revival of the Asian "Quad" must overcome lingering mistrust in New Delhi towards its allies that hampers genuine military cooperation.

16 Nov 2017

Modi remains overwhelmingly popular, says Pew poll

NEW DELHI Nearly nine out of 10 Indians hold a favourable opinion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and more than two-thirds are satisfied with the direction he is taking the country, a Pew survey has found, two years before he heads into a general election.

10 Nov 2017

New Delhi declares emergency as toxic smog thickens by the hour

NEW DELHI The Indian capital declared a pollution emergency on Thursday as toxic smog hung over the city for a third day and air quality worsened by the hour. | Video

10 Nov 2017

Indo-Pacific? Not from where China is sitting...

BEIJING/NEW DELHI As U.S. President Donald Trump and some of America's democratic allies talk up a vision of "Indo-Pacific" cooperation, China is determined to ensure that the future belongs to "Asia".

09 Nov 2017

New Delhi declares emergency as toxic smog thickens by the hour

NEW DELHI The Indian capital declared a pollution emergency and banned the entry of trucks and construction activity as a toxic smog hung over the city for a third day on Thursday and air quality worsened by the hour. | Video

07 Nov 2017

New Delhi pollution hits dangerous level, putting runners at risk

NEW DELHI Pollution in the Indian capital hit a dangerous level on Tuesday, putting residents at risk, forcing the closure of schools, and bringing calls from doctors for the city's half marathon to be canceled.

06 Nov 2017

India cracks open Iran sea route to Afghanistan, bypassing rival

NEW DELHI India is in talks with Iran to begin interim operations at a port in southeast Iran, officials say, proceeding cautiously on developing the facility at a time when the Trump administration has laid an aggressive new approach toward Tehran.

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