Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Afp News

AFP journalist Kate Webb featured on Australian stamp

Sydney - A crusading Agence France-Presse correspondent who enjoyed a storied career covering wars and other historic events has been commemorated on an Australian stamp.

AFP launches 2017 Kate Webb Prize for Asian journalists

Hong Kong - Agence France-Presse on Friday launched the 2017 Kate Webb Prize to recognise exceptional Asian journalists doing difficult and dangerous work across the region.

Exhibition of AFP migrant crisis photos opens in Brussels

Brussels - An exhibition showcasing the work of Agence France-Presse photographers who have documented the hope and heartbreak of Europe's migration crisis opened in Brussels on Wednesday.

AFP photographer freed in Libya, still under detention threat

Tripoli - AFP's photographer in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, Abdullah Doma, was released Monday after two days of detention, but his identity papers were confiscated and his situation remains highly uncertain.

Donald Trump: AFP's person of the year

Paris - US President-elect Donald Trump has topped a 2016 AFP poll to choose the most influential person of the year, just ahead of Russian and Turkish leaders Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

AFP opens North Korea bureau

Pyongyang - Global news agency AFP has opened a bureau in North Korea, becoming one of only a handful of foreign media organisations to have a permanent presence in the one of the world’s most isolated states.

AFP opens North Korea bureau

Pyongyang - Global news agency AFP has opened a bureau in North Korea, becoming one of only a handful of foreign media organisations to have a permanent presence in the one of the world’s most isolated states.

AFP opens North Korea bureau

Pyongyang - Global news agency AFP has opened a bureau in North Korea, becoming one of only a handful of foreign media organisations to have a permanent presence in the one of the world’s most isolated states.

AFP's person of the year: Angela Merkel

Paris - AFP journalists have chosen Angela Merkel as the most influential figure of 2015 after the German chancellor stamped her mark on the European migrant and Greek financial crises.

Op-Ed: Mainstream media get basic facts wrong on Libya

Tripoli - On reading many articles on Libya, I have been shocked at the fact that professional news organizations such as Reuters, AFP, and the BBC have reported as facts statements that are demonstrably false. This article presents a number of examples.

AFP's Tzortzinis named wire photographer of year

New York - AFP's Angelos Tzortzinis was named Time magazine's Wire Photographer of 2015 for his images documenting the refugee crisis in Greece as well as the country's economic crisis.

Israel suspends officer over assault of AFP journalists

Jerusalem - The Israeli military has suspended the officer in charge during an incident in the West Bank that saw soldiers assault two AFP journalists, take their equipment and destroy it, the army said.

AFP correspondent in Burundi detained, badly beaten

Nairobi - Burundian journalist and AFP correspondent Esdras Ndikumana said he was arrested by government security forces and badly beaten on Sunday at the scene of the assassination of a top general.

Ivory Coast ritual killings continue, police step up patrols

Abidjan - A series of grisly child killings continues to plague the Ivory Coast and police have set up a special unit to investigate the suspected ritual killings that have claimed the lives of more than 20 children since December.

AFP photographer recovering after Pakistan protest shooting

Karachi - AFP photographer Asif Hassan was recovering in hospital on Saturday after being shot while covering an anti-Charlie Hebdo protest outside the French consulate in Karachi.

Turkey-based AFP photographer wins Time laurel

Washington - Time magazine named AFP's Bulent Kilic as its Best Wire Photographer for 2014 on Monday for his powerful images from the Syrian border, Ukraine and his native Turkey.

Review: 'AFP-2014 The World in Photos' captivates with striking images Special

As an international new agency, Agence France-Presse (AFP) is everywhere, but as their latest collection of their best photos show, their photographers show exemplary talent at taking captivating pictures wherever they go.

EU says AFP can receive state aid for public services

Brussels - The European Commission agreed Thursday that Agence France-Presse news agency could receive state aid as a provider of a public service but must stick by EU competition rules.

Slain AFP reporter and family mourned in Kabul

Kabul - Hundreds of well-wishers turned out in pouring rain Sunday to mourn the loss of Sardar Ahmad, AFP's senior reporter in Kabul, and his wife and two of their children who were killed in a Taliban attack.Four teenage gunmen with concealed pistols carried ...

AFP reporter Sardar Ahmad killed in Kabul hotel attack

Kabul - Sardar Ahmad, a staff reporter at the Agence France-Presse news agency, was killed in an attack on Kabul's Serena hotel, it was confirmed Friday.Ahmad, 40, was shot dead along with his wife and two of his three children when Taliban gunmen attacked the...

Pro-Assad activists hacked AFP Twitter photo feed

Aiming to counteract what they call "fabricated news" by Western media sources, pro-Assad activists hacked the Twitter feed of Agence France-Presse on Tuesday and flooded it with propaganda.

Op-Ed: The old vs. the new — AP’s NewsRight vs. Google and Twitter

Sydney - AP, like News Corp press and some others, have been bitching about news aggregators for years. They’re seen as “stealing” news and undermining the bottom line of these previously exclusive sources. There’s a few things wrong with this position.

Israeli PM security detail forces the press to undress

Jerusalem - For the second time this year, an Israeli NPO representing journalists expressed outrage after female reporters were “humiliated” by being requested to remove their bras for security checks at the Israeli prime minister’s office.

AFP launches mobile channel for news and multimedia

Agence France-Presse has launched a mobile channel called AFP Mobile Journal for news, images and videos. This mobile site will have the latest news formatted for cellphones.
 

Search Digital Journal Archives


Set up a news alert for

Afp


Afp Image

Luis Solis rode a wave of approval into office and now seeks to build that faith up even more.
Luis Solis rode a wave of approval into office and now seeks to build that faith up even more.
Javier Cordoba, AFP/File
AFP s Twitter photo feed was hacked by pro-Assad supporters - fair use.
AFP's Twitter photo feed was hacked by pro-Assad supporters - fair use.
Screen capture of @AFPphoto
Credit for this photo goes to AFP photographer Gerard Julien.  The number of shares and likes in the...
Credit for this photo goes to AFP photographer Gerard Julien. The number of shares and likes in the photo are in the thousands.
Gerard Julien of AFP
Mopti  Mali: In his home  Mohamed has armed himself with a machete in case of attack by islamist reb...
Mopti, Mali: In his home, Mohamed has armed himself with a machete in case of attack by islamist rebels
© AFP / FRED DUFOUR
Untitled
@sarahussein AFP
This photo taken at Taipei City Zoo shows staff stimulating their newly born panda cub after she was...
This photo taken at Taipei City Zoo shows staff stimulating their newly born panda cub after she was successfully delivered by parents who were gifted from China
© AFP / JOHN MACDOUGALL
Hot air balloons fly over the Loire  during the 39th French Air-Balloon Championship  on August 30  ...
Hot air balloons fly over the Loire, during the 39th French Air-Balloon Championship, on August 30, 2013, in Brissac-Quincé, Western France
© AFP / JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER
A masked protestor flashes a V-sign during the clashes near Taksim in Istanbul on June 3  2013 durin...
A masked protestor flashes a V-sign during the clashes near Taksim in Istanbul on June 3, 2013 during a demonstration against the demolition of the park
© AFP / OZAN KOSE
A French legionnaire stands guard near armoured vehicles in Niono  in central Mali. His eyes are shi...
A French legionnaire stands guard near armoured vehicles in Niono, in central Mali. His eyes are shielded by combat goggles, and a black mask depicting a grinning skeleton face is wrapped around his nose and mouth. The shot by AFP photographer Issouf Sanogo, quickly caused a stir in the French army
© AFP / ISSOUF SANOGO
Bolt from the blue... lightning strikes near the Vatican on the day of the Pope s announcement
Bolt from the blue... lightning strikes near the Vatican on the day of the Pope's announcement
© AFP / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE
Untitled
@sarahussein AFP
AFP s Twitter photo feed was hacked by pro-Assad supporters.
AFP's Twitter photo feed was hacked by pro-Assad supporters.
Screen capture of @AFPphoto
Aleppo  Syria: A young wounded Syrian sits in the back of the truck while waiting to be taken to hos...
Aleppo, Syria: A young wounded Syrian sits in the back of the truck while waiting to be taken to hospital
© AFP /FABIO BUCCIARELLI
Olivier Morin  the AFP photographer who took this exceptional photo  managed to capture the champion...
Olivier Morin, the AFP photographer who took this exceptional photo, managed to capture the champion Usain Bolt crossing the finish line at the same time as a lightning bolt illuminated the Moscow sky
© AFP / OLIVER MORIN
Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng (r.) pours beer on French teammate Franck Ribery  in celebrati...
Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng (r.) pours beer on French teammate Franck Ribery, in celebration of the team winning its 23rd national championship title
© AFP / CHRISTOF STACHE

Latest News
Top News