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India

Zabihullah Noori

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

04 Mar 2017

Skiers from Bamiyan hope to become Afghanistan's first winter Olympians

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sajjad Husaini and Sayed Ali Shah Farhang from Afghanistan's persecuted Hazara minority make unlikely ski champions.

15 Jan 2017

In northern Afghanistan, bereaved women join fight against Islamic State

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Gul Bibi, an Afghan grandmother well into her eighties, never expected to become a fighter.

08 Nov 2016

Afghan woman says raped by police chief when she tried to report her own rape

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A young Afghan woman who went to the police station to report being raped was then raped by the district police commissioner in his office, she said on Monday.

02 Nov 2016

Held in bonded labour, Afghan returnee children make bricks for a living

LONDON Samina, an eight-year-old Afghan girl, hasn't been to school since she was forced to return home with her family from Pakistan.

27 Oct 2016

Afghan women seek to rebuild palace destroyed by men

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Men turned it to ruins. Now women aim to help restore Afghanistan's iconic Darul Aman Palace to its former glory.

19 Oct 2016

Mental illness casts shadow over Afghans struggling to cope with decades of war

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When psychiatrist Ghulam Sarwar Sakha first met a 23-year-old woman who had been studying in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz when it was stormed by the Taliban last year, the trainee teacher could not drown out the voices in her head.

13 Oct 2016

Child migrants in Calais seeking smugglers as 'Jungle' camp set to close

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The fate of up to 1,000 children living without families in the "Jungle" migrant camp that is set for demolition within days remains uncertain with some seeking smugglers to take them to Britain, according to residents and charity groups.

13 Oct 2016

Child migrants in Calais seeking smugglers as 'Jungle' camp set to close

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The fate of up to 1,000 children living without families in the "Jungle" migrant camp that is set for demolition within days remains uncertain with some seeking smugglers to take them to Britain, according to residents and charity groups.

11 Oct 2016

Afghan women to be given "fair share" in property rights drive - land authority

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Afghan women should benefit from a project to issue property titles to homeowners in Kabul, where more than two-thirds of the houses have no formal planning approval, the head of the government's land authority said on Tuesday.

10 Oct 2016

Host families struggle to help thousands who have fled Afghanistan's Kunduz

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Afghans who have fled fighting in the northern city of Kunduz since it fell to the Taliban a week ago are suffering dire conditions with host families already living in poverty, aid agencies and residents said on Monday.

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