In the United Kingdom and some other countries a news agency or newsagent is a shop which sells newspapers, magazines and cigarettes.
Although there are many news agencies around the world, three global news agencies, Agence France-Presse (AFP), Associated Press (AP), and Reuters have offices in most countries of the world, cover all areas of information, and provide the majority of international news printed by the world's newspapers.
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