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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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Netanyahu says Israel could act against Iran's 'empire'

MUNICH Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel could act against Iran itself, not just its allies in the Middle East, after border incidents in Syria brought the Middle East foes closer to direct confrontation. | Video

17 Feb 2018

Britain's May wins backing for EU security pact, timing unclear

MUNICH Prime Minister Theresa May made her case on Saturday for a new security treaty with the EU from next year, winning support from EU and U.S. officials who agreed the issue was too important to risk getting subsumed in broader Brexit negotiations.

17 Feb 2018

Public reports 'clearly show' Assad's use of chemical weapons: McMaster

MUNICH U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said on Saturday that, despite denials, public reports showed that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was using chemical weapons, and added that it was time for the international community to hold the Syrian government to account.

16 Feb 2018

UK PM May heads to Berlin to face tough German line on Brexit

LONDON/BERLIN British Prime Minister Theresa May travels to Berlin on Friday to meet German leader Angela Merkel, hoping to overcome near-deadlock in her attempts to negotiate a Brexit deal with the European Union.

09 Feb 2018

Home is where the Heimat is - Germans bemused by new ministry

BERLIN After years focusing on the hard science of Germany becoming Europe's economic powerhouse, the proposed next government also wants to pursue the gentler art of making it a better homeland.

09 Feb 2018

Home is where the Heimat is: Germans bemused by new ministry

BERLIN After years focusing on the hard science of Germany becoming Europe's economic powerhouse, the proposed next government also wants to pursue the gentler art of making it a better homeland.

09 Feb 2018

Home is where the Heimat is - Germans bemused by new ministry

BERLIN After years focusing on the hard science of Germany becoming Europe's economic powerhouse, the proposed next government also wants to pursue the gentler art of making it a better homeland.

08 Feb 2018

Few cheers at home for Germany's loveless coalition

BERLIN Angela Merkel's German coalition deal with the Social Democrats (SPD) was greeted with more scepticism than joy on Thursday, as some said the loveless alliance, born of desperation, showed the conservative chancellor's time was coming to an end.

26 Jan 2018

Leaders promise swift end to Germany's four-month limbo

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives opened coalition talks with their Social Democrat (SPD) partners on Friday, promising swift progress in negotiations aimed at ending four months of political limbo in Europe's largest economy.

24 Jan 2018

Membership momentum sparks race to settle German coalition deal

BERLIN A flood of new members signing up to Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) in the hope of voting down a renewed coalition deal with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives is raising time pressure on negotiators trying to thrash out an accord.

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