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.

Jul 2018
U.S. & CANADA 09:26am, Jul 22, 2018
One dead, police arrest shooting suspect inside U.S. supermarket

LOS ANGELES, United States (3rd UPDATE) – An armed suspect who allegedly shot his grandmother and another person barricaded himself in a supermarket and then shot a woman dead in the US city of Los ...


LATIN AMERICA 09:05am, Jul 22, 2018
Same-sex marriages allowed in Cuba's draft constitution

HAVANA, Cuba – The new constitution being debated this weekend by Cuban legislators would provide a legal path for same-sex marriage, an important demand of the socialist island's LGBT ...


MIDDLE EAST 08:28am, Jul 22, 2018
UN chief urges Israel, Palestinians to avoid 'devastating conflict'

UNITED NATIONS – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Saturday, July 21 on Israelis and Palestinians to avoid "another devastating conflict" after resurgent violence claimed five ...


OTHER SPORTS 12:40am, Jul 22, 2018
Tiger Woods moves into share of lead at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, United Kingdom – Tiger Woods rediscovered his golden touch on Saturday, July 22, with 6 birdies in his 3rd round moving him into a share of the lead at the British Open. After two ...


U.S. & CANADA 11:29pm, Jul 21, 2018
U.S. calls on China, EU to make tariff concessions

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday, July 21 he will be pushing China and the EU to agree to a more "balanced" relationship on trade when he ...


MIDDLE EAST 11:07pm, Jul 21, 2018
Rebels reach north Syria after south evacuations

MOREK, Syria – Hundreds of rebel fighters and their families arrived Saturday, July 21, in northwestern Syria after their evacuation from a southern province under a deal with the regime, an Agence ...


TECHNOLOGY 10:56pm, Jul 21, 2018
Facebook probes whether data firm violated policies

WASHINGTON, USA – Facebook has suspended a Boston analytics firm from its site and says it is investigating whether the company's contracts with the US government and a Russian non-profit violated ...


ASIA PACIFIC 10:18pm, Jul 21, 2018
State-actors likely behind Singapore cyberattack

SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE – State-actors were likely behind Singapore's biggest ever cyberattack to date, security experts say, citing the scale and sophistication of the hack which hit medical data of ...


U.S. & CANADA 10:10pm, Jul 21, 2018
Trump lashes ex-lawyer, says taping of client 'perhaps illegal'

WASHINGTON, USA – Donald Trump on Saturday, July 21 said his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen may have acted illegally after it emerged he had secretly taped a discussion about payments to a former Playboy ...


EUROPE 08:40pm, Jul 21, 2018
Germany drops sanctions on Turkey, relaxes travel advice

BERLIN, Germany – Germany has lifted economic sanctions on Turkey and relaxed its travel advice to the country, Berlin said Saturday, July 21, after Ankara ended its two-year state of emergency. A ...