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one of the world’s largest news agencies. An autonomous commercial enterprise, Agence France-Presse was founded in 1944 to replace the old French news agency Havas. The agency’s headquarters are in Paris. In 1980, Agence France-Presse employed over 2,000 people, including 750 journalists. The agency supplies news in the French, English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, and Arabic languages to 155 countries. Agence France-Presse is a member of the European Alliance of Press Agencies.

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Op-Ed columnist for the International New York Times, Roger Cohen, and the director for global news at Agence France Press, Michele Leridon, will discuss how the international media views and covers recent events in the Arab world, as well as its outlook for near future.
The secretary general of the Iranian federation, Mahmud Afshardoost, told Agence France Press (AFP) that the FIVB had already informed Iran it would not be able to organize the under-19 championships in 2015.
PARyS (CyHAN)- French Socialist lawmakers are preparing to submit a motion to parliament asking the government to recognise Palestine as a state, Agence France Press reported.
NNA - An explosion was heard in north 'Israel' nearby borders with Lebanon, Agence France Press reported Thursday, moments after sirens went off in the region.
Answering a question by the Agence France Press (AFP), he stressed the importance for the UN Security Council to convene the urgent meeting in the aftermath of the deadly chemical attack in Syria.
Attacks have killed more than 3,480 people in Iraq since the beginning of 2013, Agence France Press reports.
SEX EDUCATION HAS ONLY been a part of the Croatian school curriculum since 2012, but bishops have called the program a slippery slope to "pornography, promiscuity and homosexuality," according to Agence France Press (AFP) news service.
Among those killed were 275 militants, 65 soldiers, 18 tribesmen fighting alongside the army and 18 civilians, according to an Agence France Press poll.
Following is a corrected version: More than 1000 Syrian Refugees Arrive in Turkey in last 24 hours Ankara, Jumada I 13, 1433, Apr 5, 2012, SPA -- More than one thousand Syrian refugees have entered Turkey during the last 24 hours, according to Agence France Press (AFP) citing the Turkish Red Crescent.
Hashimy said from the Presidency Palace of Iraq's President Jalal Talabani in northern Iraq's Kurdish city of Sulaimaniya, in an interview with Agence France Press (AFP), that he won't hand himself in to the Baghdad Judiciary, stressing, "I may leave the country if my personal security is exposed to threats".
According to a story told to Agence France Press by a woman from Joseph Ratzinger's birthplace of Marktl am Inn, the 2-year-old future pope spent days admiring a teddy bear in a shop window.
Mackler helped transform the news agency Agence France Press (AFP) into the international competitor that it is today.

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