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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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23 May 2017

Party's over as Korean rapper Psy shelves 'Gangnam Style' and returns to roots

SEOUL South Korean rapper Psy has gone back to basics with his eighth full-length album, paying greater attention to his home fans while doing what he loves most - "going crazy" on stage. | Video

23 May 2017

South Korea fires at suspected drone at border with North amid missile crisis

SEOUL South Korea's military fired warning shots at a suspected drone from North Korea on Tuesday amid tension over Pyongyang's latest missile test which drew international condemnation and a warning from China. | Video

23 May 2017

South Korea's ex-leader Park abused power to gain bribes, prosecutor tells court

SEOUL South Korea's former leader Park Geun-hye abused her power and pressured companies to pay her tens of millions of dollars in bribes, a prosecutor told a Seoul court at the start of her corruption trial on Tuesday.

21 May 2017

South Korea's Moon names top ministers and security adviser

SEOUL South Korea President Moon Jae-in named the finance minister, foreign minister, and top security advisor for his new government on Sunday, as it faces challenges nurturing economic recovery, soothing ties with China and dealing with North Korea.

18 May 2017

Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions - Seoul

SEOUL U.S. President Donald Trump told South Korea's presidential envoy that Washington was willing to try to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis through engagement, but under the right conditions, South Korea's foreign ministry said on Thursday.

17 May 2017

South Korea's Moon says 'high possibility' of conflict with North as missile crisis builds

SEOUL South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday there was a "high possibility" of conflict with North Korea, which is pressing ahead with nuclear and missile programmes it says it needs to counter U.S. aggression. | Video

16 May 2017

North Korea missile detected by THAAD, programme progressing faster than expected - South

SEOUL/GENEVA North Korea's missile programme is progressing faster than expected, South Korea's defence minister said on Tuesday, after the U.N. Security Council condemned the weekend launch of a new long-range missile and demanded Pyongyang halt weapons tests. | Video

15 May 2017

First liberal rule in decade unlikely to bring swift changes in South Korea

SEOUL South Korea's new liberal President Moon Jae-in promised to seek a parliamentary review of a controversial U.S. anti-missile defence system. If the vote were held today, the deployment would likely be endorsed in the legislative body controlled by conservative and moderate politicians.

15 May 2017

South Korea names special envoys to five countries

SEOUL South Korea said on Monday it will send special envoys to the United States, China, Japan, Russia and Germany to establish firmer ties as tensions mount on the Korean Peninsula in the wake of a missile launch by North Korea over the weekend.

15 May 2017

South Korea names special envoys to five countries

SEOUL South Korea said on Monday it will send special envoys to the United States, China, Japan, Russia and Germany to establish firmer ties as tensions mount on the Korean Peninsula in the wake of a missile launch by North Korea over the weekend.

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