AFP Blogs


The news hub

Photos of the Day

0 / 10

29/03/2015 - A masked supporter of Malaysia's opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim stands in front a police barricade during a protest demanding his release in Kuala Lumpur

1 / 10

29/03/2015 - Workers are silhouetted during sunset in Manila

2 / 10

29/03/2015 - Voters wait to cast their ballots at a polling station set up under a tree on the outskirt of Kano during the presidential elections

3 / 10

29/03/2015 - A member of the Iraqi security forces watches clashes from over a blast wall, outside the western entrance of the city of Tikrit during a military operation to retake the northern Iraqi city from Islamic State group jihadists

4 / 10

29/03/2015 - Smoke billows from the Faj Attan Hill following a reported airstrike by the Saudi-led Arab coalition against the huthi rebels in Sanaa

5 / 10

29/03/2015 - Lightning forks across the sky during a rainstorm in Islamabad

6 / 10

29/03/2015 - South Africa's Seabelo Senatla goes for a try during a match between France and South Africa on the second day of the rugby sevens tournament in Hong Kong

7 / 10

29/03/2015 - Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel powers his car during the third practice session at the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang

8 / 10

29/03/2015 - Indian artists dressed as Hindu monkey god Hanuman (R) and Lakshman watch a video on their mobile phone during Rama Navami festival celebrations at a temple in Bangalore

9 / 10

29/03/2015 - A train driver smokes a cigarette while waiting for his colleagues to remove a torn power line near Vuhlehirsk after the resumption of the Yasinovataya-Lugansk train service

AFP's worldwide network

200 offices covering 150 countries.

Contact us


  • @AFP

    #UPDATE: Witnesses reported three loud explosions and a large fire when the Yemen capital's airport was hit

  • @AFP

    Catholics wave palm fronds at Palm Sunday mass, marking start of Holy Week leading to Easter, in Manila, Philippines

  • @AFP

    #UPDATE Aussies eye fifth Cricket World Cup as New Zealand dismissed for 183

  • @AFP

    #BREAKING New Zealand bowled out for 183 in 45 overs in the cricket World Cup final against Australia in Melbourne

  • @AFP

    #BREAKING Arab coalition warplanes have hit the runway at the Yemen capital's airport, taking it out of service: aviation source