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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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22 Sep 2017

IOC ready to provide North Korean athletes with gear for Games

GENEVA The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Friday it was helping North Korea prepare its athletes for the winter games in South Korea next February and would cover costs of their equipment if needed.

22 Sep 2017

North Korea says sanctions block imports of athletes' gear

GENEVA North Korea has protested to three international sporting federations that requests to buy sports equipment for its athletes were being denied due to U.S.-led sanctions, letters obtained by Reuters on Thursday showed.

21 Sep 2017

North Korea says sanctions block imports of athletes' gear

GENEVA North Korea has protested to three international sporting federations that requests to buy sports equipment for its athletes were being denied due to U.S.-led sanctions, letters obtained by Reuters on Thursday showed.

21 Sep 2017

North Korea says sanctions threaten survival of its children

GENEVA North Korea told a U.N. rights panel that international sanctions imposed on it over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs would endanger the survival of North Korean children.

21 Sep 2017

North Korea says sanctions threaten survival of its children

GENEVA North Korea told a U.N. rights panel that international sanctions imposed on it over its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes would endanger the survival of North Korean children.

20 Sep 2017

Ai Wei-Wei critical of China at opening of Swiss exhibit

LAUSANNE, Switzerland Ai Wei-Wei denounced China's crackdown on lawyers and free speech on Wednesday but saw little hope that the upcoming Communist Party Congress would lead to more freedoms.

13 Sep 2017

Rights groups ask China to stop detaining its critics

GENEVA Human rights activists called on China on Wednesday to stop detaining lawyers and critics, voicing concern for their health and fate in custody after the death of jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo attracted international attention in July.

13 Sep 2017

Venezuela Supreme Court has staged effective coup - jurists' group

GENEVA Venezuela's Supreme Court has progressively dismantled the rule of law, becoming an instrument of President Nicolas Maduro's government in what amounts to a coup against the constitutional order, an international human rights group said on Tuesday.

12 Sep 2017

Nordkorea reagiert mit Drohungen auf neue UN-Sanktionen

New York/Genf Nordkorea hat mit heftiger Kritik und neuen Drohungen auf die verschärften UN-Sanktionen nach seinem Atomtest reagiert.

12 Sep 2017

North Korea warns U.S. of 'greatest pain', rejects sanctions

GENEVA North Korea on Tuesday rejected a U.N. Security Council resolution imposing tougher sanctions and said the United States would soon face the "greatest pain" it had ever experienced.

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