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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

19 Oct 2017

Greece plays down financial impact of any F-16 jet deal

ATHENS A potential deal with the United States to upgrade dozens of Greece's F-16 fighter jets is not expected to harm its fiscal progress and should not worry its EU lenders, a Greek government spokesman said on Thursday.

18 Oct 2017

Greece, lenders to start talks again, as countdown starts

ATHENS Greece's creditors will return to Athens next week to assess its bailout compliance, in a review which should be concluded swiftly if the country is to meet its goal of emerging from lenders' supervision next year.

12 Oct 2017

Greece dangles jackpot prize to curb tax dodgers

ATHENS, Oct 12 Greece is dangling the lure of a jackpot prize to coax people into paying their taxes, hoping to curb endemic tax evasion.

10 Oct 2017

Greece passes sex change law opposed by Orthodox Church

ATHENS The Greek parliament passed a law on Tuesday to make it easier for people to change their legally recognised gender, a move that angered the Church but was welcomed as long-overdue by human rights groups.

09 Oct 2017

Greece debates bill on legal gender change, divisions laid bare

ATHENS Greece began debating on Monday a bill allowing people to change their gender identity without medical treatment, a move that was welcomed by human rights groups but exposed political divisions and church opposition.

09 Oct 2017

Greece debates bill on legal gender change, divisions laid bare

ATHENS Greece began debating on Monday a bill allowing people to change their gender identity without medical treatment, a move that was welcomed by human rights groups but exposed political divisions and church opposition.

06 Oct 2017

'We'll be here another 40 years', top tour operator TUI tells Greece

ATHENS Europe's largest holiday operator TUI Group plans to expand in Greece, it said on Friday, signalling confidence in the tourism-dependent country's efforts to emerge from a long economic crisis.

21 Sep 2017

As crisis ebbs, Tsipras promises doubters a 'new' Greece

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has found a precious commodity he hopes can help him and the nation turn a corner after years of crisis and austerity -- time.

09 Sep 2017

Greek PM vows bailout exit in 2018, help for workers, youth

ATHENS Greece will exit successfully its bailout programme in 2018 helped by strong growth, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Saturday, vowing to support workers, young Greeks and small businesses as the economy recovers.

25 Jul 2017

Greece on right reform path, but needs to keep 'pedalling' - Moscovici

ATHENS Europe's economics commissioner, Pierre Moscovici, said on Tuesday he was confident Greece was "turning a page" from economic crisis and would successfully conclude a bailout programme which expires in Aug. 2018.

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