Edition:
United Kingdom

Stephanie Nebehay

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

21 Jul 2017

Thousands of Nigerian girls at risk of trafficking as sex workers, IOM says

GENEVA Thousands of Nigerian migrant girls being brought to Italy are in great danger of being forced into prostitution in Europe, often naive about their fate at the hands of traffickers, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on Friday.

21 Jul 2017

Yemen cholera to spread with rains; Oxfam sees 600,000 cases

GENEVA Yemen's cholera outbreak is far from being controlled and may be further exacerbated by the rainy season, even if the rate of new cases appears to be slowing in some hotspots, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.

19 Jul 2017

Trump is new breed of 'authoritarian populist' - rights watchdog

GENEVA Donald Trump is one of a new breed of leaders around the world who seek to use their democratic mandate to undermine the rule of law, the head of a legal and human rights watchdog said on Wednesday.

19 Jul 2017

Tobacco industry blocking anti-smoking moves: WHO

GENEVA The tobacco industry continues to subvert government attempts to prevent tobacco-related deaths, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday in a fresh call to counter corporate lobbying and litigation.

18 Jul 2017

Swiss glacier yields bodies of couple missing for 75 years

GENEVA The frozen bodies of a Swiss couple who went missing 75 years ago in the Alps have been found on a shrinking glacier, Swiss media said on Tuesday.

18 Jul 2017

Swiss glacier yields bodies of couple missing 75 years

GENEVA The frozen remains of a Swiss couple who went missing 75 years ago in the Alps have been found on a shrinking glacier, Swiss media said on Tuesday.

18 Jul 2017

U.N. seeks to dissuade West African migrants from heading to Libya

GENEVA West Africa migrants and asylum-seekers must be dissuaded from going to Libya, the main point of departure for Europe but where they often face abuse and detention at the hands of traffickers, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

14 Jul 2017

U.N. urges Venezuela to allow dissent as asylum requests soar

GENEVA The United Nations called on Venezuela's government to let people take part in an unofficial referendum on the constitution on Sunday and to make sure security forces do not use excessive force against protesters.

14 Jul 2017

Ibrahim Maalouf, George Benson shine at Montreux Jazz Festival

MONTREUX, Switzerland Ibrahim Maalouf brought his bold, brassy sound to the Montreux Jazz Festival on Thursday, moving from trumpet to piano solos as he blended jazz with melodies influenced by the Orient.

13 Jul 2017

U.N. sees direct Syria talks soon but not pushing for it

GENEVA Syria's government and opposition negotiators could soon hold face-to-face talks for the first time, U.N. mediator Staffan de Mistura said on Thursday, the penultimate day of a round of peace talks in Geneva.

  • Europe
  • U.S.
  • Asia
  • Sectors
Stock Search
FTSE 100 7,452.91 -34.96 -0.47%
DAX 12,240.06 -- --%
CAC 40 5,117.66 + 0.00 +0.00%
TR Europe 177.59 -0.08 -0.05%
GBP/USD 1.2989 -0.02%
GBP/EUR 1.1151 +0.19%
EUR/USD 1.1644 -0.15%
Gold 1,256.00 +1.70 +0.14%
Oil 45.82 +0.05 +0.11%
Corn 372.00 -7.75 -2.04%