International News AgencyAgence France-Presse is an internationalagency headquartered in Paris, France. Founded i…Agence France-Presse is an international agency headquartered in Paris, France. Founded in 1835 as Havas, it is the world’s oldest news agency. AFP has regional headquarters in Nicosia, Montevideo, Hong Kong and Washington, D.C., and news bureaus in 151 countries in 201 locations. AFP transmits stories, videos, photos and graphics in French, English, Arabic, Portuguese, Spanish, and German.
- Founded: 1835 · Paris, France
- Headquarters: Paris, France
- CEO: Fabrice Fries
- Founder: Charles-Louis Havas
- Subsidiary: Sport-Informations-Dienst
- Number of employees: 2,400 (2018)