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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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and in full transparency with European partners." Zarif will hold talks with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian but "no meeting is expected at this stage with the Americans," French officials told Agence France-Press (AFP).
Addressing the opening session of the 18th edition of the Arab Media Forum that kicked off on Wednesday under the theme 'Arab Media: From Now to the Future', Fabrice Fries, Chairman and CEO of Agence France-Press (AFP), said agencies must admit times have changed, with photo and video being the future of journalism.
DUBAI: News agencies have lost their role as gatekeepers of news with the changing media landscape, but have increased their role as fact-checkers, Agence France-Press's Chief Executive Officer Fabrice Fries said on the first day of Dubai's Arab Media Forum.
Wednesday morning: 295 km west of Sinait, Ilocos Sur Thursday morning: 460 km west northwest of Laoag City, Ilocos Sur (outside PAR) Friday morning: 520km northwest of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte (outside PAR) Saturday morning: 515 km west northwest of Basco, Batanes (outsde PAR) Gaea Katreena Cabico with reports from the Agence France-Press
Detectives "determined that two unknown armed subjects believed to be wearing hooded sweatshirts allegedly approached a group of people standing outside of a business and opened fire, striking 10 of the individuals", then fled, a police statement said, as reported by Agence France-Press (AFP).
Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet told (https://www.afp.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.
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.
(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%."

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