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Agence France-Presse

 

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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One hotel worker spoke to Agence France-Press on condition of anonymity, saying: "Our guests are generally the high-class and well-to-do pilgrims who are willing to pay more in return for comfort.
Some demonstrators were physically assaulted by officers, and one journalist, Yasin AkgE-l from Agence France-Press (AFP), was injured during the incident.
Foley, a 40-year-old freelance journalist from Rochester, New Hampshire, went missing nearly two years ago in northern Syria while on assignment for Agence France-Press and the Boston-based media company GlobalPost.
Agence France-Press reported, "As Guantanamo's top military prosecutor, Davis recalled that he himself charged the only three former inmates to be found guilty of war crimes and sent home to their countries.
In an interview with the Agence France-Press, Isabel Drake, a PhD student at Lund University said, "Among the men who drank a lot of soft drinks or other drinks with added sugar, we saw an increased risk of prostate cancer of around 40%.
He was contributing videos to Agence France-Press while in Syria.
Attributor's customers include some of the world's largest and most prominent publishers and media organizations; Harper Collins, Macmillan, John Wiley & Sons, Scholastic, Harvard Business Publishing, the Associated Press, Agencia EFE, Agence France-Press and the Financial Times.
It's simply them carrying a report from the European wire service Agence France-Press (France being one of the leading members of the coalition seeking to drive Al Qathafi out), which in turn was just dutifully reporting what Moreno-Ocampo said at his press conference at the UN.
The following article originally appeared in the Agence France-Press, March 23, 2010]
The Cairo couple, who have children and used the pseudonyms Magdy and Samira on the website and in emails, could face up to three years in prison if convicted of facilitating prostitution, Agence France-Press (AFP) reported.
The sources for these facts are: Agence France-Press (AFP), and The Australian (Sydney), April 18, 2007 and April 26, 2007 respectively.
An Agence France-Press (AFP) story on December 24, 2006 said, "Unemployment has fallen back below the psychologically important level of four million and now stands at its lowest level since October 2002.

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