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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ATHENS Sixteen people, including at least five children, drowned on Saturday when the small boat they on capsized in the Aegean Sea, Greek coast guard officials said.
LONDON (IFR) - Greece is waiting for the dust to settle before it comes to market with a seven-year euro benchmark.
ATHENS Hundreds of thousands of Greeks rallied outside parliament in Athens on Sunday to protest against the use of the term Macedonia in any settlement the government pursues with the ex-Yugoslav Republic to end a decades-old name row. | Video
ATHENS Greece wants to create a cash buffer of up to 19 billion euros ($23 billion) to cover debt repayments after it exits its current bailout programme and plans three new bond issues by August, government officials told Reuters on Tuesday. | Video
ATHENS Thousands of Greek protesters marched in central Athens on Friday against new reforms, including restrictions on the right to strike, that parliament is set to approve next week in return for bailout funds. | Video
ATHENS Greek subway workers, dockers and state-employed doctors plan to strike on Friday in the country's first major industrial action of 2018, to protest a new law that will restrict their right to walk off the job.
ATHENS Greek demonstrators stormed the country's labour ministry and confronted its chief on Tuesday in protest at moves to restrict the right to strike, a condition set by international creditors in exchange for bailout funds.
ATHENS Greek lawmakers on Tuesday approved by majority the country's 2018 budget, which the government said would be the last under bailout terms which have held the country in a stranglehold of austerity for eight years.
KOMOTINI, Greece Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan gave out toy cars and dolls to children on the final leg of a visit to Greece on Friday, a trip meant to boost ties but which has exposed the deep rifts between the two neighbours.
ATHENS Several hundred elderly Greeks marched through Athens on Thursday, protesting against a government they say "took everything" with a new round of cuts to pensions and crumbling health care benefits.
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