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.

Sep 2018
U.S. & CANADA 12:18am, Sep 26, 2018
Vowing U.S. first, Trump presses on Iran, trade at UN

UNITED NATIONS – President Donald Trump on Tuesday, September 25, urged heavy pressure both on Iran and Washington's trading partners as he offered a robust defense of the US right to go it ...


EUROPE 10:44pm, Sep 25, 2018
Pope says youth 'outraged' by clergy sex scandals

TALLINN, Estonia – Pope Francis on Tuesday, September 25, admitted the clerical sex abuse scandals have put off some young people who believe the Catholic Church has not expressed enough ...


FASHION 08:45pm, Sep 25, 2018
Michael Kors bags Versace for $2.1 billion

LONDON, United Kingdom – Global fashion house Michael Kors said Tuesday, September 25, it had agreed to buy Italian luxury giant Versace, adding a new layer to its offering after buying shoemaker ...


EUROPE 07:09pm, Sep 25, 2018
Merkel says it's still unclear what Britain wants in Brexit talks

BERLIN, Germany – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, September 25, that Britain had still not expressed a clear position on its post-Brexit relations with the EU, warning that only "6 ...


ASIA PACIFIC 05:44pm, Sep 25, 2018
British retiree, Thai wife murdered in hired killing – police

BANGKOK, Thailand – The bodies of a wealthy British retiree and his Thai wife were found buried on their own property on Tuesday, September 25, a week after an alleged contract killing ordered by ...


ASIA PACIFIC 04:46pm, Sep 25, 2018
China says can't hold US trade talks with 'knife to the throat'

BEIJING, China – China said on Tuesday, September 25, it was impossible to hold trade talks with the United States while Washington is imposing tariffs that are like "holding a knife to someone's ...


GLOBAL AFFAIRS 04:02pm, Sep 25, 2018
Leaders back climate change urgency in New York

NEW YORK, USA – Heads of state and government on Monday, September 24, kicked off "Climate Week," held every year on the margins of the UN General Assembly, by urging world leaders to act urgently ...


NBA 03:17pm, Sep 25, 2018
LeBron: 'Long way' before Lakers challenge Golden State

LOS ANGELES, USA – LeBron James warned Los Angeles Lakers fans not to expect an immediate challenge to the dominance of the Golden State Warriors as the NBA superstar addressed the media for the ...


ASIA PACIFIC 02:36pm, Sep 25, 2018
U.S. documents systematic violence against Myanmar Rohingya

UNITED NATIONS – The United States said Monday, September 24, it had found evidence of systematic violence by Myanmar's military against the Rohingya minority, including widespread killings and ...


U.S. & CANADA 02:04pm, Sep 25, 2018
Kavanaugh intensifies counter-offensive against sex accusations

WASHINGTON DC, USA – President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Monday, September 24, launched an aggressive campaign against allegations of sexual misconduct, vowing on ...