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The prize, with a 3,000 euro purse, honours journalists working in perilous or difficult conditions in Asia, and is named after a crusading AFP reporter who died in 2007 at the age of 64, after a career covering the world's troublespots.
AFP continues to develop its digital investigation activities on the American continent with the deployment of a new unit based in Washington, covering the whole of the United States.
Starting from January, AFP will become a main provider of international video news for KBS, the public service broadcaster in Korea.
Luis Sequeira, an AFP video stringers from Nicaragua, wins the prestigious Rory Peck Award which each year recognises the best work by freelance photo and video journalists.