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  • Of snakes and faith - AFP (blog)

    Posted 2018-09-12 11:07:08 by: Deleted Member

    AFP (blog)Of snakes and faithAFP (blog)(AFP / Andrew Caballero-reynolds). I spent months looking. I would first search the Internet and when I came across a photo of a church somewhere, I would then switch to Google Maps and go to that town and drive around until I found a building that ...

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  • Gersende Rambourg - AFP (blog)

    Posted 2018-08-09 12:43:44 by: Deleted Member

    AFP (blog)Gersende RambourgAFP (blog)"Mashed potatoes may not be the first dish one associates with a top chef," writes Gersende Rambourg, who had covered gastronomy for three years for AFP. "But in a way, the fact that Joel Robuchon, the celebrated French chef who died last week, ...

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  • Mohamed el-Shahed - AFP (blog)

    Posted 2018-06-29 03:51:07 by: Deleted Member

    AFP (blog)Mohamed el-ShahedAFP (blog)"In Egypt, the love of the land is intermixed with the smell of the Nile, the giant river that we consider a gift of God; a symbol of fertility that waters the land along its banks," writes Mohamed el-Shahed, a photographer based in Cairo who grew up ...

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  • Benjamin Cremel - AFP (blog)

    Posted 2018-06-27 09:54:02 by: Deleted Member

    AFP (blog)Benjamin CremelAFP (blog)"My main job in Kazan, the capital of the Russian republic of Tatarstan, is to cover the World Cup matches that take place there, as well as the training sessions of the Japan team," writes photographer Benjamin Cremel, who is usually based in ...

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  • Daphné Benoit - AFP (blog)

    Posted 2018-06-19 12:38:06 by: Deleted Member

    AFP (blog)Daphné BenoitAFP (blog)"'Here we go, here we go, here we go!!!' - is how the crew of the C-2A Greyhound transport plane prepares us for the landing to come. A few seconds later, I'm brutally squished in my seat, my first landing aboard an aircraft carrier that starts my ...

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  • Anya Tsukanova - AFP (blog)

    Posted 2018-06-08 10:05:29 by: Deleted Member

    AFP (blog)Anya TsukanovaAFP (blog)"I am about to put my toddler boys to bed when I get the phone message that makes my heart sink and throws me into deja-vu. 'Please let him live, please let him live,' flashes through my mind," writes Kiev bureau chief Anya Tsukanova of the moment she ...et plus ...

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  • Ines Bel Aïba - AFP (blog)

    Posted 2018-05-30 12:55:07 by: Deleted Member

    AFP (blog)Ines Bel AïbaAFP (blog)TUNIS - For so long, he was omnipresent, his face, framed by impeccably-coiffed, jet-black hair adorning all the front pages. On public television, you saw images of crowds chanting his name. If we dared to speak of politics in a cafe, we would ...

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  • Joe Jackson - AFP (blog)

    Posted 2018-05-25 13:29:11 by: Deleted Member

    AFP (blog)Joe JacksonAFP (blog)"When Harry met Meghan, and a blind date led to an Anglo-American engagement, I found myself squeezed between a cynical sibling, a cheering wife, apathetic friends and the insatiable global appetite for royal wedding stories," writes Joe ...

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  • Park Chan-kyong - AFP (blog)

    Posted 2018-05-24 07:16:50 by: Deleted Member

    AFP (blog)Park Chan-kyongAFP (blog)But for AFP journalists covering the summit - Sebastien Berger, Sunghee Hwang, Park Chan-kyong and Yelim Lee - the history and emotion were tempered by caution. The two Koreas had held two previous summits since the end of hostilities, in 2000 ...

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  • Gaël Branchereau - AFP (blog)

    Posted 2018-05-16 08:38:58 by: Deleted Member

    AFP (blog)Gaël BranchereauAFP (blog)"Eight months. That's how long it took to go from being a free man to a life sentence for Peter Madsen, the Danish submarine builder convicted of murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall," writes Stockholm bureau chief Gael Branchereau. "An ...

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