Agence France-Presse


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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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The Indonesian bill, Agence France-Presse reports, also criminalizes "nudity, masturbation and lewd gestures.
He joined Agence France-Presse as a photojournalist in its Bordeaux bureau in 1990, before moving to the Paris photo staff in 1992.
Police haveAaAeAeA detained two individuals suspected of involvement in t deadly attack on a hotel in Mali's capital of Bamako, Agence France-Presse reported Thursday.
Weight-related diseases are responsible for 75 percent of deaths in the Pacific Islands, notes one World Health Organization official, in an Agence France-Presse report by Neil Sands.
The Agence France-Presse reported that Cohen spoke on the importance of the Torah, though he also used the historic opportunity to express his displeasure with the Vatican campaign to beatify Pope Pius XII.
Global news agency Agence France-Presse (AFP) has selected mobile media publisher MoMac and its mobile publishing platform, GoMedia, to launch AFP Mobile, a new mobile solution that enables newspaper publishers, online news outlets and mobile network operators to deploy a rich media mobile news service.
ClipSyndicate, an ad-supported video syndication network, today announced a partnership with Agence France-Presse to syndicate AFPTV to Web sites in the ClipSyndicate network.
On April 25, Iran's chief nuclear negotiator, Ali Larijani, said that Iran would suspend its relations with the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency if the UN imposes sanctions on his country, reported Agence France-Presse.
According to Agence France-Presse, the three-day event this week has had attendees such as aviation officials and experts from across the Arab world as well as from Europe, the United States, Australia and Asia.
According to Agence France-Presse (AFP), the stories were critical of some religion-based punishments, such as the death penalty for adultery and stoning for those who choose another religion.
The state-owned RATP refused to display posters for the gay trade show Rainbow Attitude Expo that showed same-sex couples kissing because they "risk shocking the public," according to Agence France-Presse.
Agence France-Presse (AFP) recently reported that the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has granted the Afghanistan government $450,000 in funding to help improve air quality in the capital city of Kabul.

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