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15 May 2013
For the second year in a row, Agence France-Presse is teaming up with the city of Cannes to present “Cannes fait le mur”. For the 66th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, this exhibit features 17 larger-than-life photographic portraits of stars displayed on Rue d’Antibes and around the city from 15 May to 30 June 2013.
14 May 2013
Agence France-Presse sent a letter to the Nicaraguan government to protest Chilean photojournalist Hector Retamal’s arrest and expulsion from Managua.
2 May 2013
AFP has been covering the bloody conflict in Syria for more than two years. Conditions inside the country are extremely dangerous and many journalists have been killed, injured or kidnapped since the conflict started. A contributor to AFP’s video service disappeared in November 2012.
Faced with the worsening of conditions on the ground for journalists, AFP has reinforced its procedures for covering the conflict in Syria with the aim of improving safety for everybody working for the agency inside the country.
30 Apr 2013
The coronation of Willem-Alexander, king of the Netherlands, and the following festivities are broadcast live and continuously from Amsterdam by the AFPTV teams.
24 Apr 2013
AFP receives the CAPA Gold Medal and four Awards from the North American Press Photographer's Association
The Robert Capa Gold Medal Award goes to Fabio Bucciarelli and the "National Press Photographers Association" (NPPA) honors four AFP photographer-reporters in its annual "The best of photojournalism" competition.