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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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10 Nov 2017

Archaeological restrictions put Greek resort plan at risk

ATHENS New archaeological restrictions have put plans to build a luxury resort on a disused Athens airport at risk, the developer said on Friday, in a potential blow to one of the biggest privatisation projects Greece is pursuing under its bailout.

04 Oct 2017

Greek archaeologists clear way for Hellenikon resort

ATHENS Greece welcomed a decision by senior archaeologists to conditionally permit a major tourism project in Athens on Wednesday, saying it cleared the way for the country to turn the site into one of Europe's biggest coastal resorts.

04 Oct 2017

Greek archaeologists' decision clears way for Hellenikon tourism project

ATHENS, Oct 4 Greece welcomed a decision by senior archaeologists to conditionally permit a major tourism project in Athens on Wednesday, saying it cleared the way for the country to turn the site into one of Europe's biggest coastal resorts.

29 Sep 2017

Greek plan to regulate taxi apps draws customers' ire

ATHENS A Greek government plan to regulate taxi-hailing apps, such as Taxibeat and Uber, has angered many consumers who are worried it could disrupt a popular service for their daily commute.

26 Sep 2017

Greece must wrap up review rapidly to start talks on bailout exit - Dijsselbloem

ATHENS Greece must wrap up an upcoming bailout review quickly to pave the way for a "clean" bailout exit next summer without further conditions beyond standard monitoring, Eurogroup Chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem said on Monday.

25 Sep 2017

Greece must wrap up review rapidly to start talks on bailout exit: Dijsselbloem

ATHENS Greece must wrap up an upcoming bailout review quickly to pave the way for a "clean" bailout exit next summer without further conditions beyond standard monitoring, Eurogroup Chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem said on Monday.

15 Sep 2017

Eldorado gets more Greek mine permits, but standoff persists

ATHENS/TORONTO Greece granted Eldorado Gold Corp two remaining permits on Friday for its Olympias mine, the government's latest attempt to defuse a standoff with the Canadian miner, which has threatened to suspend investment in the country.

13 Sep 2017

Greece to grant permits for Eldorado Gold's Olympias project this week: minister

ATHENS Greece's Energy Minister assured protesting Eldorado Gold workers on Wednesday that it would grant outstanding permits this week to enable the Canadian miner to fully operate one of its Greek projects. | Video

11 Sep 2017

Greek PM urges IMF to decide on bailout participation by end of year

ATHENS The International Monetary Fund should decide whether it will fund Greece's current bailout programme by the end of the year and help Greece conclude a key bailout review on time, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Sunday. | Video

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.

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