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8 Apr 2015
Global news agency Agence France-Presse on Wednesday launched the 2015 edition of the Kate Webb prize, which is awarded to locally-hired journalists in Asia for exceptional coverage done in dangerous or difficult conditions. It carries a 3,000-euro ($3,300) cash prize and applications are open until May 8, 2015 at midnight Hong Kong time (1600 GMT). The winner will be announced in May and invited to a prize-giving ceremony in Asia.
31 Mar 2015
AFP launches "AFP TweetFoot", a unique B2B platform for following the best of european football with Twitter
Developed by AFP for its clients AFP#TweetFoot leverages the best of Twitter to follow top National Football Leagues in Europe, extracting only the most pertinent and influential timelines and tweets
11 Mar 2015
26 Feb 2015
Iraqi and Kurdish female refugees will have the chance to tell their stories thanks to a five-day workshop to be run in Erbil, Iraq, from March 1 to 5 by the AFP Foundation and Chime for Change, the campaign which raises funds and awareness to empower women and girls around the world.
12 Feb 2015
AFP photojournalist Bülent Kiliç received first and third prizes in the category Spot News Single at the annual World Press Photo Awards.