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The AFP Moscow bureau is awarded the Albert Londres Prize

of the war in Chechnya. 1995 © MICHAEL EVSTAFIEV / AFPFront row, from the left: Paola Messana (Moscow ...

Photos delivered by satellite

The use of digital files improves photo quality and speed of transmission. 1992© AFP ... / Pierre-Franck ColombierPascal Schillio of the photo service adjusts his satellite telephone image transmission ...

Launch of the Infographics service

AFP Infographics services 1988,10©AFP ...

Seoul Olympics

AFP announces the disqualification of Ben Johnson at the Seoul Olympics two hours before all ...

Satellite transmission from the field

AFP journalists can transmit their production from the field via Inmarsat. This 40 kg piece of ...

Dixel

First use of a portable photo scanner for the digital transmission of captioned images. The Dixel ... print photos on paper- necessary for transmission by Belinograph. The Dixel is one of the first 35mm ...

AFP journalist Sammy Ketz wins the Albert Londres Prize

coverage of the 6-year civil war in Lebanon. 1988©RAMZI HAIDAR / AFPSammy Ketz in Lebanon (left). ...

Opening of the regional centre in Nicosia (Arabic desk)

The Arabic desk, previously based in Cairo, is transferred to Nicosia. 1987,12,30©AFP ...

Polycom Satellite

1986,7,8© AFPSatellite dishes on the roof of AFP’s Paris headquarters ...

Launch of the international photo department

AFP Photo Services 1985© AFP ...