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Sports, a strategic priority, are being featured at AFP all summer. Beginning long before the start of the events, AFP has been on the ground since London was named in 2005 to hold this year’s Olympic Games to monitor preparations.
AFP is sending 180 journalists to the Olympics in the British capital to provide comprehensive coverage of all the action and behind-the-scenes news.
Pierre Ausseill takes over the three bureaus in brazil with the aim of implementing the agency’s local development plan.
Agence France-Presse and Taiwan's Central News Agency on Wednesday opened a photo exhibition in Taipei 101, the world's second-tallest building, featuring more than a century of Olympic history.
The 165 photos on display -- including 120 from AFP's vast archive -- stretch from the first modern Games in Athens in 1896 to the Beijing event in 2008.
The Euro, one of football's major events, has confirmed the Agency's prominence versus the competition in the field of sports news.
In order to cover the event, AFP deployed unique editorial resources including 80 staff posted across Poland and Ukraine, as well as perfect synergies with SID, the Agency's German subsidiary specifically dedicated to sports news.
Philip Chetwynd, 43, AFP’s editor-in-chief for the Asia-Pacific region, is appointed Central Editor-in-Chief to replace Florence Biedermann, who takes over as Director of the Europe/Africa region. He will take up his duties on October 1.
A ground-breaking AFP Foundation project to develop a network of non-partisan, fact-checking websites at journalism teaching centres in Africa and elsewhere was on wednesday named as one of 14 winners of the international Press Institute's IPI news innovation contest 2012.
The Council of Europe, and the Press Council and Journalists Association of Bosnia-Herzegovina stage a major debate in Sarajevo on the role of the media in the country today.