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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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12 Oct 2017

Iran still trying to buy items for missile development: Germany

BERLIN German intelligence agencies have warned German companies that Iran is still trying to circumvent restrictions on the sale of dual-use items for its rocket and missile technology program, according to a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

11 Oct 2017

Iran still trying to buy items for missile development - Germany

BERLIN German intelligence agencies have warned German companies that Iran is still trying to circumvent restrictions on the sale of dual-use items for its rocket and missile technology programme, according to a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

10 Oct 2017

Globalisation, migration fears reawaken Germans' interest in 'Heimat'

BERLIN Most Germans are wary of anything that smacks of nationalism given their Nazi history but the concept of "Heimat" (homeland) is enjoying a renaissance driven by rising anxiety about migration and globalisation. | Video

05 Oct 2017

German spy agencies want right to destroy stolen data and "hack back"

BERLIN Top German intelligence officials on Thursday urged lawmakers to give them greater legal authority to "hack back" in the event of cyber attacks from foreign powers.

03 Oct 2017

Merkel's Bavarian allies insist on conservative unity before coalition talks

BERLIN The Bavarian sister party of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) has said her conservative bloc must agree policies on immigration, pensions and healthcare before opening coalition negotiations with two other parties.

02 Oct 2017

Post-election, critics hope Germany's hate speech law can be revised

BERLIN Critics of a new hate speech law in Germany are upbeat that it can be revised after its Social Democratic sponsors vowed to drop out of the ruling coalition following last month's national election and go into opposition.

02 Oct 2017

Merkel's Bavarian allies insist on conservative unity before coalition talks

BERLIN, Oct 2 The head of Bavaria's Christian Social Union (CSU) has insisted Angela Merkel's conservatives must agree policies on immigration limits, pensions and healthcare before they can open coalition negotiations with two other parties.

29 Sep 2017

Germany's Merkel to name aide Altmaier as stand-in finance minister - sources

BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff will become acting and temporary finance minister when Wolfgang Schaeuble leaves office, sources in her conservative party said on Friday.

29 Sep 2017

Germany asks for Boeing fighter data as weighs order options

BERLIN Germany has asked the U.S. military for classified data on two Boeing fighter jets as it looks to replace its ageing Tornado warplanes from 2025, giving a boost to the U.S. company locked in a trade dispute with Canada and Britain.

28 Sep 2017

Foreign powers could try to influence German coalition talks: spy chief

BERLIN Germany's elections escaped the major foreign meddling that disrupted votes in the United States and France, but there is a risk powers could try to influence coalition talks, a top official with the domestic intelligence agency said on Thursday.

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