Chronological List of news agencies of different countries

News agencies are the oldest forms of media to transmit information electronically. A news agency is an organisation of journalists established to supplies news to its subscribers around a nation or from different nation of the world to various other organisations such as newspapers, periodicals, radio and television broadcasters, govt. agencies.

News Agency Country
Agence France Press (AFP) France (1835)
Associated Press (AP) United States (1846)
Wolf Telegraphic Bureau (WTB) Germany (1849-1933)
Reuters Britain (1851)
The Press Association (PA) United Kingdom (1868)
TASS Russia (1904)
United Press International (UPI) United States (1907)
International News Service United States (1909)
Toho Japan (1911-1925)
Telegraphen Union (TU) Germany (1921-1933)
Central News Agency (CNA) China (1924)
Xinhua China (1931)
United Press of India (UPI) India (1933)
Australian Associated Press (AAP) Australia (1935)
ANTARA Indonesia (1937)
EFE Spain (1938)
PT (Press Telegraph) Norway (1938)
Taanjung Yugoslavia (1943)
Kyodo Japan (1945)
Radio Press Japan (1945)
Jiji Press Japan (1945)
ANSA Italy (1945)
DPA (Deutsche Presse-Agentur) Germany (1949)
Pananews Hongkong (1949)
PTI India (1949)
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) Pakistan (1949)
UNI India (1961)
Inter Press Service (IPS)Global News Agency
PANA UNESCO (1979)
BERNAMA Malaysia
Al Jazeera Qatar
Pan Africal News Agency (PANA) Dakar, Senegal
MENA Egypt
Pakistan Press International (PPI) Pakistan
WAFA Palestinian
IRNA Iran
Notimex Mexico
Saba News Agency Yemen
Novosti Russia
Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) Syria

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