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1,575 journalists relaying news 24 hours per day

  • 200 bureaux throughout the world, covering 150 countries
  • 2,326 members of staff covering the whole world
  • 80 different nationalities

 Northern Ireland's Michaela Walsh (R) reacts to winning the bout against India's Pinki Rani (L) during the Womenís Fly (48-51 kg) semi-final boxing match at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, on August 1, 2014. AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS 

A day in the life of the AFP:

  • 5.000 stories, 1.250 as illustrated articles
  • 3.000 photos
  • 200 videos
  • 100 graphics and videographics

In 6 languages: French, English, German, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese.

En 6 langues : français, anglais, allemand, arabe, espagnol, portugais.

This photo taken on May 15, 2015 shows a raindrop-covered damselfly resting on a flower at a garden in Qingdao, east China's Shandong province. CHINA OUT   AFP PHOTO Acehnese fishermen (R in boats) tow a boat of Rohingya migrants in their boat (L) off the coast near the city of Geulumpang in Indonesia's East Aceh district of Aceh province at dawn before being rescued on May 20, 2015. Hundreds of starving boatpeople were rescued off Indonesia on May 20 as Myanmar for the first time offered to help ease a regional migrant crisis blamed in part on its treatment of the ethnic Rohingya minority.    AFP PHOTO / JANUAR Video mapping is used to display a projection on the Hotel Sale which houses the Picasso Museum in Paris, as part of the 11th edition of the European museum night, on May 16, 2015. The European museum night was created in 2005 by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, with the closing time of the museums postponed to approximately one in the morning, allowing the public to visit the participating museums by night, for free. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS SAMSON

A growing business:

  • Turnover of 288,2 million in 2014.
  • 5 priority areas for developing our content, products and presence: Brazil, sports, video, mobile and Arabic language content.
  • 35% increase in the number of customers since 2005 (currently 4,600 customers throughout the world).

 Brazilian acrobats hanging from wires during the annual "Virada Cultural" event, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on June 21, 2015. The Virada Cultural is a cultural party which offers 24 hours of uninterrupted attractions in stages around the city, such as music, dance, cooking, theatre, exhibitions of art and history and other forms of expression.


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