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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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17 Oct 2017

Exclusive: Woodside delays Myanmar gas drilling as early results disappoint - sources

YANGON Australia's Woodside Petroleum and its partners have deferred gas exploration plans in Myanmar until 2018 after some disappointing drilling results, according to four people familiar with the situation.

16 Oct 2017

Exclusive: Woodside delays Myanmar gas drilling as early results disappoint - sources

YANGON Australia's Woodside Petroleum and its partners have deferred gas exploration plans in Myanmar until 2018 after some disappointing drilling results, according to four people familiar with the situation.

08 Oct 2017

Exclusive - West edges towards punishing Myanmar army leaders over Rohingya crisis-sources

YANGON/WASHINGTON The European Union and the United States are considering targeted sanctions against Myanmar military leaders over an offensive that has driven more than 500,000 Rohingya Muslims out of the country, officials familiar with the discussions say.

22 Sep 2017

U.S. seeks urgent action on Myanmar, U.N. eyes $200 million for refugees

YANGON/DHAKA The United States wants Myanmar to take urgent action to end violence in Rakhine state, where a military offensive has created a crisis that could jeopardise its economic and political transition, a U.S. official said on Friday.

20 Sep 2017

Myanmar's Suu Kyi condemns abuses in Rakhine but silent on army role

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar/UNITED NATIONS Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday condemned rights violations in Rakhine state and said violators would be punished, but she did not address U.N. accusations of ethnic cleansing, drawing cool international responses and calls for action to help minority Muslims. | Video

10 Sep 2017

Fires destroy more villages in Myanmar's Rohingya region - sources

YANGON Several more villages were burned down on Saturday in a part of northwest Myanmar where many Rohingya Muslims had been sheltering from violence sweeping the area, two sources monitoring the situation said.

09 Sep 2017

Fires destroy more villages in Myanmar's Rohingya region: sources

YANGON Several more villages were burned down on Saturday in a part of northwest Myanmar where many Rohingya Muslims had been sheltering from violence sweeping the area, two sources monitoring the situation said.

09 Sep 2017

Fires destroy more villages in Myanmar's Rohingya region - sources

YANGON Several more villages were burnt down on Saturday in a part of northwest Myanmar where many Rohingya Muslims had been sheltering from violence sweeping the area, two sources monitoring the situation said.

09 Sep 2017

Rohingya insurgents declare temporary ceasefire amid humanitarian crisis

BANGKOK/COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh Rohingya insurgents declared a month-long unilateral ceasefire, starting on Sunday, to enable aid groups to help ease a humanitarian crisis in northwest Myanmar.

09 Sep 2017

Red Cross fills UN void in Myanmar's violence-torn region

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh/YANGON, Sept 9 The Red Cross organizations are scaling up operations in Myanmar's violence-riven northwest, after the United Nations had to suspend activities there following government suggestions that its agency had supported Rohingya insurgents.

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