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Media > News Agencies > List of news agencies: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: List of news agencies.
COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
Afghanistan

Bakhtar News Agency - state-run, English-language pages

Pajhwok Afghan News - private, English-language pages

Afghan Islamic Press - private, based in Peshawar, Pakistan; English-language pages


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Albania

Albanian Telegraphic Agency (ATA) - English-language pages

Algeria

Algerian Press Service (APS) - state-run

Angola

Angola Press (Angop) - state-run, English-language pages

AngoNoticias - Portugal-based news portal

Argentina

Diarios y Noticias (DYN) - partly owned by Grupo Clarin

Telam - state run

Noticias Argentinas - set up by privately-owned newspapers


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Armenia

Arka - private, English-language pages

Armenpress - state-run, English-language pages

Mediamax - private, English-language pages


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Australia

AAP - Australian Associated Press

ABC News - public broadcaster's news site

Austria

APA (Austria Presse Agentur) - owned by 15 newspapers and ORF

Oe24 - news website

Azerbaijan

Azartac - state-run, English-language pages

Turan - private, English-language pages

Trend - private, English-language pages


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Bahrain

Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - state-run, English-language pages

Bahrain Mirror - opposition-leaning news website

Bangladesh

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) - official, English-language pages

bdnews24 - private

Banglanews24.com - private

Belarus

Belta - state-owned, English-language pages

Belapan - private, English-language pages

Charter 97 - opposition-leaning site, English-language pages

Belgium

Belga Press Agency

Flandersnews.be - English-language news site of Dutch-language public broadcaster

Benin

Agence Benin-Presse (ABP) - state-run

Bolivia

Agencia Boliviana de Informacion (ABI) - government-run

Agencia de Noticias Fides (ANF) - owned by Catholic Church

Brazil

Agencia Brasil - state-owned

Agencia Estado - private, Sao Paulo-based

Agencia Globo - private


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Bulgaria

Bulgarian News Agency (BTA) - English-language pages

Novinite - English-language news site

Mediapool - news site


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Burkina Faso

Agence d'Information du Burkina - official agency

Burma

Myanmar News Agency (MNA) - state-run

The Irrawaddy - Thailand-based website, in English and Burmese

Mizzima News - India-based website, in English and Burmese

Burundi

Agence Burundaise de Presse (ABP) - government controlled

Net Press - privately owned

Cambodia

Agence Kampuchea Presse (AKP)

Canada

The Canadian Press

Cape Verde

Inforpress - state-run

China

Xinhua (New China News Agency) - state-run, web pages in English

Cote d'Ivoire

Agence Ivoirienne de Presse (AIP) - state-owned

Croatia

Hina - English-language pages

Croatian Information Centre - English-language pages

Index.hr - news portal


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Cuba

Cuban News Agency (ACN) - state-run

Prensa Latina - state-run

Cyprus

Cyprus News Agency - "semi-governmental" news agency

TAK (northern Cyprus)

Czech Republic

CTK - English-language pages

Prague Daily Monitor - news portal, in English

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Agence Congolaise de Presse (ACP) - state-controlled

Denmark

Ritzau - private

Djibouti

Agence Djiboutienne d'Information - state news agency

La Voix de Djibouti - exile news website

Egypt

Middle East News Agency (MENA) - state-run

Masrawy - news portal

Eritrea

Shabait.com - Ministry of Information website

Erina (Eritrean News Agency) - state-run

Estonia

Baltic News Service (BNS) - private

Delfi - news portal, in Estonian and Russian

Ethiopia

Walta Information Centre (WIC) - privately-owned, pro-government

Ethiopian News Agency (ENA) - state-owned

Finland

Finnish News Agency - Suomen Tietotoimisto (STT) - in Finnish, Swedish and English

France

Agence France Presse (AFP) - Paris-based, founded in 1835

Georgia

GHN - private, pages in English

Medianews - private, pages in English

InterpressNews - private, pages in English


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Germany

Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa) Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa)

Ghana

Ghana News Agency - state-run

GhanaWeb - news/information portal

Greece

Athens News Agency - national agency, English-language pages

NewsIt - news portal

Nooz.gr - news portal

Guyana

Government Information Agency (GINA)

Haiti

Agence Haitienne de Presse

Hungary

MTI - state-owned

Hungary Around the Clock - English-language news site

Havaria Press - private

India

Press Trust of India (PTI) - non-profit, owned by newspaper titles

Asian News International (ANI) - commercial, privately-owned multimedia news agency

Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) - privately-owned newswire

Indonesia

Antara - government-owned news agency, English-language pages

Iran

Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) - state-run

Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA) - English-language pages

Fars News Agency - affiliated to Revolutionary Guards, English-language pages


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Iraq

Voices of Iraq - pooled news service launched by Reuters Foundation and UN Development Programme, English-language pages

National Iraqi News Agency (Nina) - private, English-language pages

Iraqi News - news site, in English

Italy

Ansa

AGI

Japan

Kyodo - English-language pages

Japan Today - online news, in English

Jordan

Petra - state-run, operated by Information Ministry

Ammon News - private agency, English-language pages

Ain News - private, news website

Kazakhstan

Kazinform - state-owned; English-language pages

Interfax Kazakhstan - a service of Russian news agency Interfax; English-language pages

Kenya

Kenya News Agency - state-owned, English-language

Kuwait

Kuwait News Agency (Kuna) - in Arabic and English

Kyrgyzstan

Kabar - state-run, English-language pages

AKIpress - private, English-language pages

24.kg - private, English-language pages

Latvia

LETA - English-language pages

BNS (Baltic News Service)

Delfi - news portal, in Latvian and Russian


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Lebanon

Lebanese National News Agency - state-run, pages in English

Naharnet - privately-owned news portal, pages in English

Lesotho

Lesotho News Agency - state-run

Libya

Libyan News Agency (WAL) - state-run

Al-Tadamun - private news agency, Benghazi

Tawasul - private news agency, via social media


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Lithuania

ELTA (Lithuanian News Agency) - private

Baltic News Service (BNS) - private

Delfi - news portal

Malaysia

Bernama - state-run agency

Malaysiakini - English-language news site

The Malaysian Insider - English-language news site

Mali

MaliWeb - news portal

Malikounda - news portal

Malijet - news website


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Mauritania

Mauritanian News Agency (AMI) - state-run

Agence Nouakchott d'Information (ANI) - privately-owned

Sahara Medias - private, news website


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Mexico

Notimex - state-run

El Universal - private

Moldova

Infotag - pages in English

Moldpres - state-run, pages in English

Mongolia

Montsame - state-owned

Montenegro

MNNews MNNews - private, English-language pages

Morocco

Maghreb Arab Presse (MAP) - state-run, English-language pages

Mozambique

Sapo.mz - portal, owned by Portugal Telecom

Agencia Informacao Mocambique (AIM) - English-language pages

Namibia

Namibia Press Agency (Nampa)

Nepal

National News Agency (RSS) - state-run

nepalnews.com - private, online news

Netherlands

Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau (ANP) - news agency

DutchNews.nl - news in English

Nigeria

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) - government-owned

North Korea

Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) - state-run; web pages in several languages

Uriminzokkiri (On Our Own) - website carrying official news; pages in several languages

Oman

Oman News Agency - official, English-language pages

Pakistan

Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) - state-funded

Peru

Andina - government-owned

Peruvian Times - English-language

Philippines

Philippines News Agency - government-run

Poland

Polish News Agency (PAP)

Portugal

Lusa News Agency

Qatar

Qatar News Agency - state-run, English-language pages

Doha News - news website, in English

Republic of Macedonia

Makfax - private

Macedonian Information Agency (MIA) - state-run, English-language pages

Romania

Agerpres - state-run, English-language pages

Mediafax - private, English-language pages

Russia

Itar-Tass - state-owned news agency, pages in English

RIA-Novosti - state-owned news agency, pages in English

Interfax - private news agency, pages in English


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Rwanda

Rwanda News Agency (RNA)

Orinfor - government information

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Press Agency (SPA) - state-run, English-language pages

Elaph - Saudi-owned pan-Arab news site, based in London

Sabq - news site

Senegal

Agence de Presse Senegalaise - state-run

PANA - Dakar-based pan-African news agency

Serbia

Tanjug - state-run, English-language pages

Beta - private

FoNet - private

Seychelles

Seychelles Agence Presse

Sierra Leone

Cotton Tree News - news website, operated by NGOs

Sierra Leone News Agency

Slovakia

TASR - partly state-funded

Azet - popular portal, operates news site Aktuality

Slovenia

Slovene Press Agency Slovene Press Agency

South Africa

South African Press Association (SAPA)

South Korea

Yonhap News Agency - English-language pages

Spain

EFE - government-owned

Europa Press - private

Colpisa - private

Sri Lanka

Lankapuvath - state-owned

TamilNet - US-based Tamil news site, widely described as pro-Tamil Tiger

Sudan

Sudan News Agency (Suna) - in Arabic, English and French

Sudan Tribune - English-language news site, based in France

Sweden

TT - owned by several media groups

Switzerland

swissinfo - news portal operated by public broadcaster, pages in English

SDA - Swiss News Agency (SDA/ATS)

Syria

Syrian Arab News Agency (Sana) - state-run, in Arabic, English and French

Taiwan

Focus Taiwan - English-language service of state-run Central News Agency (CNA)

Central Daily News - Chinese-language, Nationalist (Kuomintang)

Tajikistan

Asia-Plus - private, English-language pages

Khovar - state-run, English-language pages

Avesta - private, English-language pages

Tanzania

Press Services Tanzania

Togo

Togo News Agency (ATOP) - state-run

letogolais.com - online news

iciLome - portal

Tunisia

Agence Tunis Afrique Presse - state-run, English-language pages

Tunisia Live - news website, in English

Turkmenistan

Turkmen Dovlet Habarlary (TDH) - state news agency

News Central Asia - Turkmenistan-based agency, registered in US

Ukraine

Ukrinform - state-run, English-language pages

UNIAN - private, English-language pages

Interfax-Ukraine - private, English-language pages

United Arab Emirates

Emirates News Agency (WAM) - official

United Kingdom

The Press Association

United States

Associated Press

Bloomberg Business News

UPI

Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan National News Agency - state-run, English-language pages

Jahon - run by foreign ministry, English-language pages

Venezuela

Agencia Venezolana de Noticias (AVN) - state-run

Vietnam

Vietnam News Agency - government-owned, English-language pages

VietNamNet - news site run by Information Ministry, English-language pages

Yemen

Yemen News Agency (Saba) - state-run, English-language pages

Marebpress - popular privately-run news site

Al-Tagheer - (Change), privately-run news site


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Citation

"Countries Compared by Media > News Agencies > List of news agencies. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", British Broadcasting Corporation 2014. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Media/News-Agencies/List-of-news-agencies

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