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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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09 Jun 2018

Myanmar hardline monks vow to stay on Facebook despite ban

YANGON Myanmar's hardline monks will dodge bans on Facebook and keep using it to "tell the truth", they said on Friday, after the social media giant barred several Buddhist nationalists for hate messages targeting Rohingya Muslims.

08 Jun 2018

Myanmar hardline monks vow to stay on Facebook despite ban

YANGON, June 8 Myanmar's hardline monks will dodge bans on Facebook and keep using the social media giant to "tell the truth", they said on Friday, after it barred several Buddhist nationalists for hate messages targeting Rohingya Muslims.

30 May 2018

Myanmar anti-war protesters call on Suu Kyi to act against 'violent' police

YANGON Anti-war protesters in Myanmar on Wednesday urged government leader Aung San Suu Kyi to take action against police who this month broke up a peace rally and arrested them, and raised new concern about freedom of speech.

28 May 2018

Myanmar police witness says searched Reuters reporters' phones without warrant

YANGON Police in Myanmar examined the mobile phones of two Reuters reporters accused of possessing secret documents without a search warrant after their arrests in December, an officer told a court on Monday, in what has become a landmark press freedom case.

22 May 2018

Myanmar judge allows documents police say came from Reuters reporters' phones

YANGON A Myanmar judge on Tuesday allowed the submission of evidence police say they obtained from the mobile phones of two Reuters reporters arrested in December for alleged possession of secret documents, in what has become a landmark press freedom case.

22 May 2018

Myanmar judge to rule on evidence allegedly taken from Reuters reporters' phones

YANGON A Myanmar judge will rule on Tuesday whether to allow the submission of evidence police say they obtained from the mobile phones of two Reuters reporters arrested in December for alleged possession of secret documents. | Video

21 May 2018

Myanmar judge to rule on evidence allegedly taken from Reuters reporters' phones

YANGON, A Myanmar judge will rule on Tuesday whether to allow the submission of evidence police say they obtained from the mobile phones of two Reuters reporters arrested in December for alleged possession of secret documents. | Video

12 May 2018

Insurgents in Myanmar kill 19 in attack near China border - official

MYITKYINA, Myanmar Ethnic insurgents in Myanmar killed 19 people, including four members of the security forces, in a major attack near the main border gate with China early on Saturday, a government spokesman said.

11 May 2018

Myanmar's northern offensive against rebels sparks youthful revolt

MYITKYINA, Myanmar Thousands of young people in northern Myanmar have staged one of the largest protests in years, successfully urging authorities to rescue civilians caught up in deadly fighting that threatens to unravel the country's fitful peace process.

04 May 2018

Myanmar jade mine slag heap collapse kills at least 14

YANGON, May 4 A jade mine slag heap collapsed in northern Myanmar on Friday, killing at least 14 people, rescue officials said, the latest in a series of disasters to hit the largely unregulated gem industry.

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