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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

South Asia smog disrupts travel, sickens thousands in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan Two weeks of thick toxic smog has disrupted normal life in parts of Pakistan, with flights canceled, road accidents surging and nearly 15,000 people being hospitalized in and around Lahore, officials said on Friday.

30 Oct 2017

Pakistan mark return of international cricket by beating Sri Lanka

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan marked the return of international cricket to the country with a rip-roaring 36-run Twenty20 victory over Sri Lanka in front of a packed stadium in the eastern city of Lahore on Sunday.

11 Oct 2017

Soccer-Pakistan barred from international football

ZURICH/LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan has been suspended from international football because of what global soccer body FIFA described as undue third-party interference in the country's football federation (PFF).

18 Sep 2017

Despite by-election loss, Pakistan opposition claims momentum for 2018

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan's party said on Monday it had built momentum in a by-election for ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's parliamentary seat, despite finishing second, but the biggest inroads were made by two new Islamist groupings.

17 Sep 2017

Wife of ousted PM Sharif wins by-election in test of support for ruling party

LAHORE, Pakistan The wife of ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday captured his parliamentary seat with a reduced majority in a by-election seen as a test of support for the Sharif dynasty ahead of the 2018 general election.

17 Sep 2017

Pakistanis vote in by-election seen as test of support for ousted PM Sharif

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistanis began casting votes on Sunday for the parliamentary seat vacated by ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in a by-election seen as a test of support for the Sharif dynasty ahead of the 2018 general election.

15 Sep 2017

Pakistan beats World XI in final T20, anticipates return of international cricket

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan beat the touring World XI on Friday by 33 runs in the final Twenty20 fixture in Lahore to win the three match series 2-1 and thrill home fans excited by the return of international cricket.

15 Sep 2017

Pakistani court sentences Christian man to death for blasphemy

LAHORE, Pakistan A Christian man has been sentenced to death on blasphemy charges by a court in eastern Pakistan after a close friend accused him of sharing anti-Islamic material, the defendant's lawyer said on Friday.

13 Sep 2017

ICC backs return of international matches in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan The International Cricket Council (ICC) has agreed to back Pakistan's efforts to resume international cricket in their own country and said it would provide financial assistance for security needs.

12 Sep 2017

Pakistan defeat World XI in first of three T20 matches

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan hosted the first of three T20 games on Tuesday against a touring World XI, winning by 20 runs in a packed stadium in the eastern city of Lahore.

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