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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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READ:Philippines studying moving embassy to Jerusalem report According to a report by the Agence France-Press, Israeli public radio cited Israeli diplomatic sources as saying that the Philippines was among the 10 countries considering moving its embassy to Jerusalem after talks with Israel.
com/en/news/23/man-shot-dead-paris-orly-airport-after-seizing-soldiers-gun) Agence France-Press : "A man took a weapon from a soldier then hid in a shop in the airport before being shot dead by security forces.
Speakers at the sessions include presidents of the News Agencies World Congress, OANA, EANA, FANA, managers of Associated Press, Reuters, Xinhua, Anadolu Agency, TASS, Agence France-Press, Press Association, EFE, Yonhap, Kyodo, TT, SPA, BTA, AAP, IRNA, DPA, Notimex, ATPE and other leading news agencies, Los Angeles Times newspaper, Al Arabiya television channel, and experts from Tripod Advisors, News Corp, PwC, Axel Springer, Stibo Accelerator media companies.
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.
He was in northern Syria on assignment for Agence France-Press and the Boston-based news organization GlobalPost when the car he was riding in was stopped by four militants in a contested battle zone that both Sunni rebel fighters and government forces were trying to control.
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.
6) "Algeria Authorises France to Use Airspace for Mali Raids," Agence France-Press, January 13, 2013.
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 in the country contributing videos to Agence France-Press, which has vowed to help secure his release.
He was contributing videos to Agence France-Press while in Syria.

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