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We looked inside some of the tweets by @AFP and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
14 minutes
Average replies
3
Average retweets
20
Average likes
26
Tweets with photos
30 / 100
Tweets with videos
10 / 100
Tweets with links
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Rankings (sorted by number of followers)

2. in country France and category Media House

14. in category Media House

21. in country France and category Media

91. in country France

553. in category Media

AFP news agency
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The crowded 2020 presidential race features six women, three African Americans and a dozen youthful contenders. But some are going old school, supporting white male frontrunner Joe Biden as the Democrat best positioned to beat Donald Trump

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From the @AFP #Chicago Bureau today:

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AFP news agency
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#BREAKING Court orders life-support must resume for vegetative Frenchman

#BREAKING Court orders life-support must resume for vegetative Frenchman

VIDEO: "We are trying to give better lives to animals which suffer, in different ways. They are from war zones, they are from smuggling, illegal trade, from poor quality zoos," said Marek Trela, the CEO of the Al Ma'wa nature reserve

VIDEO: "We are trying to give better lives to animals which suffer, in different ways. They are from war zones, they are from smuggling, illegal trade, from poor quality zoos," said Marek Trela, the CEO of the Al Ma'wa nature reserve

More than 200 people paid an eye-watering $173,000 (150,000 euros) to attend a dinner thrown by Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, to raise funds to beautify the capital Addis Ababa, state media reported

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#UPDATE All remaining ministers from Austria's far-right Freedom Party are to resign, a party spokesman said, after one member, Interior Minister Herbert Kickl, was fired in the fallout from a corruption scandal that has brought down the government

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#BREAKING Eiffel Tower climber who sparked evacuation grabbed by police, official says

#BREAKING Eiffel Tower climber who sparked evacuation grabbed by police, official says

#UPDATE The US president took to Twitter again on Monday, saying Washington has not reached out for talks with Iran and that if the Islamic republic wants to negotiate, it will have to take the first step

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After months of speculation that Japan's government could postpone an impending sales tax hike to avoid damaging the economy, it appeared set to go ahead with the move thanks to stronger-than-expected growth data

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Britain's Electoral Commission regulator said on Monday it would review fundraising by the new Brexit Party founded by anti-EU populist Nigel Farage, which is predicted to win this week's European elections

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We didn't know, until now, the outsized role bonobo mothers, our altruistic, peaceful and lascivious primate relatives that are known for their female-dominant societies, play in ensuring their sons have fruitful sex lives

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Rescuers could be seen near a man dressed in black who has positioned himself between two beams just under the top observation deck of the Eiffel Tower

Rescuers could be seen near a man dressed in black who has positioned himself between two beams just under the top observation deck of the Eiffel Tower

How we measure the world underwent a quantum leap on Monday as scientists adopted new hyper-accurate definitions for units of weight, electricity and temperature derived from the universal laws of Nature http://u.afp.com/JMar 

How we measure the world underwent a quantum leap on Monday as scientists adopted new hyper-accurate definitions for units of weight, electricity and temperature derived from the universal laws of Nature http://u.afp.com/JMar 

#BREAKING US has not reached out to Iran for talks, says Trump

#BREAKING US has not reached out to Iran for talks, says Trump

Greenpeace activists blocked the entrances to BP's global headquarters in London on Monday in a bid to convince the British energy giant to halt oil and gas exploration

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#BREAKING All Austrian far-right ministers to resign, says party spokesman

#BREAKING All Austrian far-right ministers to resign, says party spokesman

Brazil's imprisoned ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, still loved by large parts of the population, plans to remarry if he is released from prison, a former minister said

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Umm Wasel narrowly missed the air strike by Syrian regime ally Russia on her home in the northwest of the country after relatives invited her over to break her daily fast of the Islamic month of Ramadan with them

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#BREAKING Far-right Austrian interior minister fired, according to chancellor

#BREAKING Far-right Austrian interior minister fired, according to chancellor

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Sudan's army rulers and protesters resume talks Monday to finalise the makeup of a new ruling body after overnight negotiations remained deadlocked following a "dispute" over who should lead it

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