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18 Jul 2014
Emmanuel Marcovitch, Deputy Managing Director of AFP, has been appointed as the agency’s Administrative and Financial Director.
9 Jul 2014
Spanish photographer José Manuel López has won prizes in three news categories in the Px3 Paris photo awards* for his coverage of the massacre of young men in the Syrian civil war.
His shocking images of bodies pulled out of the Quweig river in Aleppo earned him a gold medal in the category “Press-General News”, a silver medal in “Press-War” and third place in the overall “Px3 Paris photography prize”.
4 Jul 2014
News agency Agence France-Presse (AFP) has awarded the 2014 Kate Webb Prize for frontline journalism to Philippines reporter Patricia Evangelista for her courageous coverage of a Moslem insurgency and the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.
23 Jun 2014
Emmanuel Hoog, President and CEO of AFP, this morning announced the appointment of Michèle Léridon as the Agency's Global News Director
16 Jun 2014
AFP has mobilised more than 180 staff to cover the Football World Cup in Brazil – the largest ever deployment of human and technical resources in the agency’s history.