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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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20 Feb 2018

Seized, but not ceased - Banned charities pose challenge for Pakistan

RAWALPINDI/MURIDKE, Pakistan The vast network of Islamist charities taken over last week by Pakistan's government includes a horse-breeding stable, a fleet of 4x4 trucks, a swimming academy, martial arts classes and tens of thousands of staff and volunteers.

17 Feb 2018

Pakistan court sentences child killer, rapist to death

LAHORE, Pakistan A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Saturday sentenced a suspected serial killer to death for the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl, a prosecutor said.

11 Feb 2018

Pakistani human rights champion Asma Jahangir dies

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistani human rights campaigner Asma Jahangir, who faced death threats by fighting for unpopular causes and was jailed in the 1980s for her pro-democracy work during military rule, died on Sunday in Lahore. She was 66.

23 Jan 2018

Pakistan arrests serial killer suspect over rape, murder of girl, 7

LAHORE, Pakistan Police in Pakistan said on Tuesday they had arrested a man suspected to be a serial killer responsible for the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl, a case that ignited nationwide protests over allegations of government inaction.

23 Jan 2018

Pakistani Islamist petitions court to block takeover of charities

LAHORE, Pakistan A founder of a Pakistani militant group blacklisted by the United Nations for terrorism said on Tuesday he had filed a court petition to halt government plans to seize control of his charities.

17 Jan 2018

Pakistani police arrest suspect in rape and murder of seven-year-old girl

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistani authorities on Wednesday arrested a suspect in the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl that ignited nationwide protests and outrage over allegations of government inaction, two police officials said.

11 Jan 2018

Protests held across Pakistan after seven-year-old girl's rape and murder

LAHORE, Pakistan Protests broke out across Pakistan on Thursday after the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl in a district south of Lahore, due to public anger at what is seen as the authorities' failure to investigate such cases. | Video

10 Jan 2018

Two dead in protests over Pakistan girl's rape and murder

LAHORE, Pakistan Two civilians were killed when officers fired live rounds to disburse crowds that attacked a police station in Pakistan on Wednesday in a protest over the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl.

05 Jan 2018

Pakistani minister decries U.S. as 'friend who always betrays'

ISLAMABAD/LAHORE Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said the United States was behaving towards Pakistan as "a friend who always betrays" after Washington suspended aid and President Donald Trump accused Islamabad of lies and deceit over many years.

13 Dec 2017

Pakistani court summons police in case of missing peace activist

LAHORE, Pakistan A Pakistani court on Wednesday summoned a police officer investigating the case of a missing peace activist who is believed to have been kidnapped by unidentified men this month.

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