AFP Action backs 5 GOP House candidates in primaries

“Electing strong candidates to Congress is critical to advancing good policies that will improve the lives of all Americans,” AFP Action Director Nathan Nascimento said in a statement. “AFP Action is mobilizing our grassroots network from coast to coast to help the strongest candidates win their 2024 primaries — and go on to win in … Read more

Elon Musk’s X Sued By News Agency AFP In Copyright Case

AFP has accused X of a “refusal” to engage in discussions on neighbouring rights. (Representational) Paris, France: AFP news agency launched a copyright case in France on Wednesday against social media giant Twitter, recently rebranded X, part of a global struggle to get tech firms to pay for news. Media groups have long argued that … Read more

AFP sues Musk’s X over copyright

“As a leading advocate for the adoption of neighbouring rights for the press, AFP remains unwavering in its commitment to the cause,” the statement said. “The Agency will continue to employ the appropriate legal means with each relevant platform to ensure the fair distribution of the value generated by the sharing of news content.” Contacted … Read more

Kremlin accuses Kyiv of ‘deliberate attack’ on Russian journalist, AFP reporter hurt

The Kremlin on Monday accused Kyiv of carrying out a “deliberate attack on journalists” in Ukraine’s southeastern Zaporizhzhia region, in which a reporter for the Russian state news agency RIA was killed. Russia has launched a criminal probe into Rostislav Zhuravlev’s death. Separately, French news agency Agence France-Presse said one of its video correspondents had … Read more

New war with Azerbaijan ‘very likely’: Armenia PM to AFP

YEREVAN: Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan warned Friday (Jul 21) of the risk of a new war with Azerbaijan, accusing Baku of “genocide” in the breakaway Armenian-populated region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Baku and Yerevan have fought two wars over the mountainous enclave and the signature of a peace treaty remains a distant prospect. Talks under the … Read more

Girkin: Russia detains former separatist commander Girkin: lawyer to AFP – Times of India

MOSCOW: Former separatist commander and nationalist blogger Igor Greecebetter known by his alias Igor Strelkov, has been detained after sharply criticising Russian President Vladimir Putin, his lawyer said on Friday. Girkin’s detention came in the aftermath of a short-lived rebellion of mercenary group Wagner that many analysts saw as the greatest challenge to Putin’s rule. … Read more