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Zeba Siddiqui

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

16 Jul 2018

'We are always missing you': Torn apart by violence, Rohingya families connect through letters

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh/YANGON Inside a bamboo shelter on Bangladesh's eastern coast, 58-year-old Sait Banu held a dog-eared note from her husband. "If you find a good match for my daughter Una Jamin, you can arrange her wedding," he urged her in the letter. | Video

16 Jul 2018

Insight: 'We are always missing you': Torn apart by violence, Rohingya families connect through letters

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh/YANGON Inside a bamboo shelter on Bangladesh's eastern coast, 58-year-old Sait Banu held a dog-eared note from her husband. "If you find a good match for my daughter Una Jamin, you can arrange her wedding," he urged her in the letter. | Video

15 Jul 2018

Police arrest 25 in latest WhatsApp rumour-led lynching in Karnataka

MUMBAI Police in India have arrested more than two dozen men who were part of a mob that lynched a 32-year-old man after rumours spread over WhatsApp that he was a child-kidnapper, police said on Sunday.

13 Jul 2018

INSIGHT-'We are always missing you': Torn apart by violence, Rohingya families connect through letters

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh/YANGON, July 13 Inside a bamboo shelter on Bangladesh's eastern coast, 58-year-old Sait Banu held a dog-eared note from her husband. "If you find a good match for my daughter Una Jamin, you can arrange her wedding," he urged her in the letter.

05 Jul 2018

Killings sow fear inside Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

COX'S BAZAR/DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh is deploying thousands of extra police to Rohingya refugee camps in the south, officials said, after a series of mostly unexplained killings that have sown fear among hundreds of thousands of people who have fled from neighbouring Myanmar.

02 Jul 2018

U.N. chief calls for more pressure on Myanmar for Rohingya returns

KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for more international pressure on Myanmar to create conditions safe for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled the country since a military crackdown last August.

01 Jul 2018

Red Cross chief says Myanmar not ready for Rohingya returns

CHAKMARKUL REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh Conditions in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state are not ready yet for the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who have fled a military crackdown, the head of the International Committee of Red Cross said on Sunday after visit to the region.

29 Jun 2018

Secret U.N.-Myanmar deal on Rohingya offers no guarantees on citizenship

YANGON/COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh Rohingya refugees returning to Myanmar will have no explicit guarantees of citizenship or freedom of movement throughout the country, under a secret agreement between the government and the United Nations seen by Reuters.

27 Jun 2018

U.N. starts registering Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

NAYAPARA REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh The United Nations and the Bangladesh government have started formally registering hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who have fled a military crackdown in Myanmar, a move that officials say would help their eventual return.

26 Jun 2018

Special report - The shock troops who expelled the Rohingya from Myanmar

By Simon Lewis, Zeba Siddiqui, Clare Baldwin and Andrew R.C. Marshall

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