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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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20 Jun 2017

South Korea's Moon urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly

SEOUL/WASHINGTON South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday said North Korea should swiftly return South Koreans and Americans detained in the reclusive nation and that Pyongyang had "a heavy responsibility" in the death of a U.S. university student.

20 Jun 2017

South Korea's Moon urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly

SEOUL/WASHINGTON South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday said North Korea should swiftly return South Koreans and Americans detained in the reclusive nation and that Pyongyang had "a heavy responsibility" in the death of a U.S. university student.

11 Jun 2017

South Korea names new defence minister to counter North's arms threat

SEOUL South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on Sunday nominated a former navy chief as his defence minister, the president's office said, as the government faces challenges tackling North Korea's rapidly developing weapons programme.

09 Jun 2017

South Korea finds apparent North Korean drone near border

SEOUL South Korea has found what appears to be a North Korean drone equipped with a camera on a mountain near its border with the isolated nation, the South's military said on Friday, suggesting the device was on a spying mission.

09 Jun 2017

North Korea fires suspected land-to-ship missiles as South Korea delays THAAD

SEOUL North Korea fired what appeared to be several land-to-ship missiles off its east coast on Thursday, South Korea's military said, a day after the South postponed full deployment of a controversial U.S. anti-missile system designed to deter a North Korean attack.

08 Jun 2017

North Korea says leader Kim supervised test of new anti-ship missiles

SEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test launch of a new type of anti-ship cruise missiles that can accurately hit targets such as an enemy battleship, the country's official KCNA news agency reported on Friday.

08 Jun 2017

Südkorea - Nordkorea feuert mehrere Anti-Schiff-Raketen ab

Seoul Nordkorea hat nach Angaben des südkoreanischen Militärs mehrere Anti-Schiff-Raketen getestet.

08 Jun 2017

South Korea says anti-missile deployment on hold pending environmental review

SEOUL South Korea will hold off on installing remaining components of a U.S. anti-missile defence system until it completes an assessment of the system's impact on the environment, the country's presidential office said on Wednesday.

07 Jun 2017

S.Korea says full anti-missile deployment on hold pending environmental review

SEOUL, June 7 South Korea will hold off on installing remaining components of a U.S. anti-missile defence system until it completes an assessment of the system's impact on the environment, the country's presidential office said on Wednesday.

30 May 2017

'Shocked' South Korea leader orders probe into U.S. THAAD additions

SEOUL South Korean President Moon Jae-in has ordered a probe after his Defence Ministry failed to inform him that four more launchers for the controversial U.S. THAAD anti-missile system had been brought into the country, his spokesman said on Tuesday. | Video

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