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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

14 Mar 2018

Myanmar urged not to drag out case against Reuters reporters

YANGON Some international observers urged Myanmar on Wednesday not to drag out legal proceedings against two Reuters journalists, as they appeared in court for the 10th time since they were arrested in December and accused of possessing secret government papers. | Video

14 Mar 2018

Myanmar says it has verified fewer than 400 Rohingya for repatriation

YANGON Myanmar has only been able to verify 374 Rohingya Muslim refugees for possible repatriation from Bangladesh, officials said on Wednesday, blaming their neighbour for not providing the correct information about the refugees.

10 Mar 2018

Myanmar monk returns to preaching after ban, denies fuelling Rakhine violence

YANGON Myanmar Buddhist monk Wirathu said on Saturday his anti-Muslim rhetoric had nothing to do with violence in the western state of Rakhine, as he emerged from a one-year preaching ban.

10 Mar 2018

Myanmar opens murder investigation after men found 'shot' in the head

YANGON Myanmar police said on Saturday they had opened a murder investigation into the killing of two men that residents say appeared to have been shot in the head after they were detained by soldiers in the conflict-torn north of the country.

07 Mar 2018

Myanmar police witness says searched Reuters reporter's home "for news"

YANGON Police in Myanmar searched the family home of Reuters reporter Wa Lone looking for material "related to news" the night after he and a colleague were arrested on suspicion of violating the Official Secrets Act, an officer told a court on Wednesday.

28 Feb 2018

'Forgetful' Myanmar witness in Reuters reporters' case writes key detail on his hand

YANGON A witness in the case of two Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar told a courtroom on Wednesday that he wrote notes on his hand about where the pair were arrested to jog his memory while giving testimony.

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.

26 Feb 2018

Bulldozing Rohingya villages was not 'demolition of evidence', Myanmar official says

YANGON Myanmar has bulldozed the remains of Rohingya Muslim villages to make way for refugee resettlement, not to destroy evidence of atrocities, an official leading reconstruction efforts in the troubled northern state of Rakhine said on Monday.

23 Feb 2018

Myanmar bulldozes Rohingya villages after 'cleansing' campaign: group

YANGON Myanmar has bulldozed at least 55 villages that were emptied of their Rohingya Muslim inhabitants during violence that began last year, Human Rights Watch said on Friday citing a review of new satellite imagery.

21 Feb 2018

Civilian witness contradicts Myanmar police on Reuters reporters' arrest: defence

YANGON The first civilian to testify in the case of two Reuters reporters accused of violating Myanmar's Official Secrets Act contradicted police and prosecutors on Wednesday about where the pair were arrested, a defence lawyer said.


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