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epa can only cover breaking news by having its photographers on the spot. This is exclusive information from first hand.


With its global network of award-winning photographers, epa has set high standards and provides visual information of best quality from every part of the world, 24 hours around the clock, comprising politics, general news, a large variety of sports, economy, business and finance, arts, culture and entertainment.


epa is a private company and stands for reliable, independent and unbiased coverage.


An ample offer of exclusive feature packages sheds light behind the scene and brings the focus to the human aspect of things.


The world from a different angle - this is epa's commitment.


epaselect, a collection of epa's most relevant images based on visual appeal, newsworthiness or both, has been launched to accommodate the picture industry's ever-growing need to find the best pictures fast and efficiently.

epaselect-tagged images are automatically pushed to our regular subscribers at two hourly intervals via ftp. The photo selection spans all image categories ranging from economy, business and finance through to human interest, sports, arts, culture and entertainment.

Syria Civil War

The unrest in Syria began during the Arab Spring in early 2011. Since the early protests against President Bashar al-Assad and his government the situation turned into an ongoing multisided armed conflict.


The United Nations estimate that more than 100,000 people have been killed and millions displaced. While the UNHCR counted approximately 500,000 registered Syrian refugees in January 2013 figures reached more than 4,6 million three years later. The humanitarian situation inside the country keeps deteriorating as in Aleppo, Madaya and other besieged areas about 400,000 people are searching for aid according to UNHCR estimates.

Super Bowl 50

The Super Bowl 50 will be played on 07 February 2016 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, USA between the AFC Champion Denver Broncos and the NFC Champion Carolina Panthers.


The Super Bowl is the highlight of the National Football League (NFL) and the most popular single-day sporting event not only in the US but also worldwide as one of the most-watched club sporting events. The Super Bowl was first played in 1967. The 50th edition features a clash between legendary quarterback Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos and burgeoning superstar Cam Newton, who helms the Carolina Panthers' offence. The winner of Super Bowl 50 will receive the Vince Lombardi Trophy and a special 18-karat gold-plated '50' trophy. Pop singer Lady Gaga will sing the US national anthem in addition to an entertainment programme that already features Beyonce and Coldplay, who are slated to perform during the game's half-time show.


Furthermore, epa covered the entire American Football season 2015.

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22nd Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards

The 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards take place on 30 January 2016 in Los Angeles. The ceremony honors the best achievements in film and television performances for the year 2015. Cast members and filmmakers will pose for epa photographers along a glamorous red carpet and in the press room, holding their prestigious prize.