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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.

Spain Catalonia Independence

In a bid for  independence from Spain, Catalonia has held a controversial referendum on October 2nd, defying a Spanish court ruling that the move was unconstitutional. A vast majority voted 'yes' in the so-called the '1-O Referendum', that saw national police and civil guards deployed in order to prevent the people from voting, resulting in clashes between police and pro-independence citizens.


Catalonia is expected to declare independence from Spain in a matter of days.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers



The FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification process decides the 31 teams which will play in the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia, the 21st international men's football tournament organized by the international governing body of football, the FIFA. Apart from host nation Russia, all 210 remaining FIFA football associations registered for the qualification tournament, which began in March 2015.

Primetime Emmy Awards

The 69th annual Emmy Awards are presented at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on 18 September, with Stephen Colbert hosting. The shows 'Saturday Night Live' and 'Westworld' claimed the most Emmy nominations this year, with 22 each, followed by 'Stranger Things' and 'Feud: Bette and Joan'.


In addition to the Primetime Emmy Awards epa offers images of the major award ceremonies around the globe »