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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

07 May 2018

Afghan gunships killed and wounded 107 boys and men in attack last month - U.N.

KABUL Rockets and heavy machines guns fired from Afghan government helicopters killed and wounded at least 107 boys and men attending a religious ceremony near the northern city of Kunduz last month, according to a United Nations report on Monday.

01 May 2018

Twin blasts in Afghan capital kill at least 26, including nine journalists

KABUL Explosions in the Afghan capital Kabul killed at least 26 people on Monday, including nine journalists who had arrived to report on an initial blast and were apparently targeted by a suicide bomber, officials said. | Video

01 May 2018

Deadliest day for Afghan journalists; 10 killed in two attacks

KABUL Ten journalists were killed in Afghanistan on Monday, including nine reporters and photographers who died in a suicide bomb attack in the capital Kabul and a journalist working for the Afghan language service of the BBC who was shot dead in the eastern city of Khost. | Video

01 May 2018

Deadliest day for Afghan journalists; 10 killed in two attacks

KABUL Ten journalists were killed in Afghanistan on Monday, including nine reporters and photographers who died in a suicide bomb attack in the capital Kabul and a journalist working for the Afghan language service of the BBC who was shot dead in the eastern city of Khost. | Video

30 Apr 2018

Deadliest day for Afghan journalists; 10 killed in two attacks

KABUL Ten journalists were killed in Afghanistan on Monday, including nine reporters and photographers who died in a suicide bomb attack in the capital Kabul and a journalist working for the Afghan language service of the BBC who was shot dead in the eastern city of Khost. | Video

30 Apr 2018

Kabul suicide attack deadliest day for Afghan journalists

KABUL, April 30 The suicide attack that killed nine Afghan journalists as they gathered to cover a bomb explosion in the capital Kabul on Monday was the deadliest day for the country's media since a U.S.-led campaign ousted the Taliban in 2001.

26 Apr 2018

Taliban announce spring offensive, dismisses peace overtures

KABUL The Taliban announced the start of its annual spring offensive on Wednesday, dismissing an offer for peace talks by President Ashraf Ghani and saying it will focus on U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

25 Apr 2018

Taliban announce spring offensive, dismiss peace overtures

KABUL The Taliban announced the start of their annual spring offensive on Wednesday, dismissing an offer for peace talks by President Ashraf Ghani but pledging to focus on U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

23 Apr 2018

Kabul blast highlights risk to long-delayed Afghan vote

KABUL Afghan officials pledged that Sunday's deadly suicide bombing of a voter centre in Kabul will not derail preparations for this year's parliamentary elections but the attack has underlined the risks to an operation already clouded by doubt.

01 Apr 2018

Rare Kabul exhibition brings taste of Mughal art back home

KABUL An exhibition that reproduces the precious treasures of Mughal art in their original setting in Kabul's Babur Garden opened this weekend, bringing a rare moment of cultural relief to a city pounded by war for decades.

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