Agence France-Presse

Agence France-Presse (AFP) is a global news agency delivering fast, in-depth coverage of the events shaping our world from wars and conflicts to politics, sports, entertainment and the latest breakthroughs in health, science and technology. It is the oldest news agency in the world, founded 1835 in Paris, and currently has bureaus in 150 countries.

Jan 2020
SOUTH & CENTRAL ASIA 11:10pm, Jan 25, 2020
Indian government ends internet blackout in restive Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India – Indian authorities on Saturday, January 25, restored internet in Indian Kashmir after a five-and-a-half-month blackout but maintained a block on social media sites. (READ: Restive ...


EUROPE 10:07pm, Jan 25, 2020
Brexit will not affect intel cooperation – EU official

ZAGREB, Croatia – Brexit will not negatively affect cooperation between the intelligence services in Europe, the EU's anti-terrorism coordinator said. "The exchange of information is not impacted," ...


OTHER SPORTS 10:00pm, Jan 25, 2020
Kyrgios sets up Nadal showdown after Australian Open escape

MELBOURNE, Australia – Firebrand Nick Kyrgios scraped past Karen Khachanov Saturday in 5 thrilling sets to set up a grudge match against top seed Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open fourth ...


MIDDLE EAST 09:19pm, Jan 25, 2020
Rescuers scramble to find survivors after Turkey quake kills 22

ELAZIG, Turkey – Rescue workers raced against time Saturday, January 25, to find survivors under the rubble after a powerful earthquake claimed 22 lives and left more than 1,000 injured in eastern ...


NBA 08:22pm, Jan 25, 2020
Bulls lose Finnish forward Markkanen for 4 to 6 weeks

NEW YORK, USA – Chicago Bulls power forward Lauri Markkanen will be sidelined at least 4 to 6 weeks with a right pelvis injury, the NBA team announced Friday, January 24. The 22-year-old Finnish ...


NBA 04:39pm, Jan 25, 2020
Sixers welcome Embiid back in practice

NEW YORK, USA – Joel Embiid returned to full workouts Friday, January 24, with the Philadelphia 76ers and will be re-evaluated Monday, 3 weeks after undergoing surgery for a torn left ringfinger ...


OTHER SPORTS 03:04pm, Jan 25, 2020
Ruthless Nadal crushes compatriot to reach Australian Open 4th round

MELBOURNE, Australia – Top seed Rafael Nadal routed fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta for the loss of just 7 games Saturday, January 25, as the world No. 1 revved up his bid for a 20th Grand Slam ...


SCIENCE & NATURE 02:47pm, Jan 25, 2020
Scientists to search for relatives of extinct Galapagos tortoises

QUITO, Ecuador – A scientific expedition to the Galapagos Islands will spend 10 days searching for relatives of two tortoise species believed to be extinct, including those of the archipelago's ...


NBA 02:30pm, Jan 25, 2020
Kawhi leads charge as Clippers cool off Heat

LOS ANGELES, USA – Kawhi Leonard recorded his first NBA career triple-double with 33 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists as the Los Angeles Clippers handed the Miami Heat a rare home loss with a ...


ASIA PACIFIC 01:35pm, Jan 25, 2020
China deploys army medics to overwhelmed virus epicenter

WUHAN, China – The Chinese army deployed medical specialists Saturday, January 25, to the epicenter of a spiralling viral outbreak that has already killed 41 people and spread around the world, as ...