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Recent Additions to This Section
(This section features sites added to the page in the last few weeks.
Each link is cross-referenced on the page in its proper category.)

Foreign Policy Magazine
Foreign affairs publication.

GlobalSecurity: Track Troops in Middle East

Deployment Link: Middle East
Links and resources.

YourNation.com
Allows you to compare countries side-by-side on everything from electricity consumption to acreage to GDP and number of miles of paved highways. It is fun.

UN Wire
An independent news aggregator sponsored by the United Nations Foundation. It gathers all the U.N.-related news from around the world daily.

Asia Times
Covers business, politics and social issues from all over Asia, with a global perspective.

WorldStatesmen.org
Though this site is run by a hobbyist, it features complete lists of the heads of state and government for every country and colony in the world over the past 300 years. It also has pocket histories of each country/colony, images of each country and colony's flags, and in many cases links to constitutions, national anthems, and so on. Also updated fairly regularly. Again, double-check the information you find on this site, but it appears to be very, very helpful.

U.S. Department of the Treasury: Terrorism List


MIDEAST CONFLICT

CNN's Mideast 101
Stories and video backgrounding the Mideast conflict. Great history and quick-reference resource that should come in handy for fact-checking. Includes a timeline, maps, refugee locator, list of key players, etc.

CNN.com: Israeli-Palestine Links
A list of about 20 key Web sites.

GlobalSecurity: Track Troops in Middle East

Jersalem Post
Jerusalem's English-speaking paper.

L.A. Times: Conflict in the Middle East
Stories, photos, editorials and graphics.

The Jerusalem Report

Asia Business Intelligence Blog

Middle East Media and Research Institute

Deployment Link: Middle East
Links and resources.

Palestine Chronicle

Israeli Government's Official Web site

Israeli Prime Minister's Office

U.S. State Department Page (Country Page: Israel)

The U.S. and Israel (Christian Science Monitor)

Ha`aretz

Israelinsider

Palestinian National Authority Home Page

Yale: Palestine 1916-1999

Arabic News

ArabNet

Arabic Media Internet Network

Library of Congress: Syria - A Country Study

Syrian Embassy (Washington, DC)

Syrian Arab News Agency

AL-Thawra

Syria Times

Lebanon - A Country Study (Library of Congress)

Jordan - A Country Study (Library of Congress)

ArabNet: Jordan

Middle East Times

Pakistan Liberal Magazine: The Friday Times

Ha'aretz
Great coverage on Mideast Peace process.

ForeignAffairs.org
News stories and dozens of other resources.

International News Services in English
A free site that gives you newspapers from all over the world, written from different countries' perspectives.

International Publication Links
One of the best sites for international newspapers, magazines and trade papers.


GLOBAL REPORTING TOOLS

EPN World Reporter
A great foreign correspondents Web site. Many resources for reporters, editors and photojournalists.

Asian-Nation
Concisely but comprehensively combines interactive content, in-depth research, statistics, and a casual style -- like an online version of Asian Americans 101.

Foreign Agents Registration Act Database
People or organizations who lobby or perform other services (such as public for foreign interests must register with the Department of Justice. Check out this recent list, organized by country.

YourNation.com
Allows you to compare countries side-by-side on everything from electricity consumption to acreage to GDP and number of miles of paved highways. It is fun.

Institute for War and Peace Reporting Global Links
Links to hundreds of international media and press agencies.

THOMAS Federal Legislation on the Terrorist Attacks
A list of all legislation related to the New York and Washington attacks.

Columbia University's Human Rights Web Site
The Center for the Study of Human Rights, The School of Journalism and the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning at Columbia University launched a new media portal and Web sites for human rights teaching and learning. The portal links human rights-related resources, such as case studies, course Web sites, etc.

United Nations

Global Beat
A must-bookmark for the global journalist. NYU's page for journalists covering international beats. The site has everything from an experts database, tip, archives on key issues and a helpful links page.

Committee to Protect Journalists
This site offers "comprehensive regional overviews and reports on press freedom conditions in more than 100 countries," plus case histories of attacks against journalists, information on "dangerous assignments," and links to other human rights and press freedom sites.

International Center for Journalists
News, media assistance and training materials.

International Press Institute
Another good press freedom site. The site covers conditions journalists face around the world, and also offers information about conferences on related topics.

Infonation
A United Nations site allows you to "view and compare the most up-to-date statistical data for the Member States of the United Nations."

Library of Congress Country Studies
This site "contains the on-line versions of books previously published in hard copy by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Army."

Global Beat: NYU's Center
for War, Peace and the News Media

Backgrounders for anyone
interested in international news.

SearchSystems.net
State-by-state public records and phone book information as well as a good international information section. Search by state or country!

Foreign Policy Magazine
Foreign affairs publication.

WorldSkip.com
Information "portals" on 220 countries. Charges $1 a month.

ComeBackAlive.com
Provides background for travelers going abroad, focusing on dangerous places.

WorldInformation.com
Basic facts on each county, along with a visitor's guide, maps, current news links, and Web resources.

The Economist Country Guides

WorldStatesmen.org
Though this site is run by a hobbyist, it features complete lists of the heads of state and government for every country and colony in the world over the past 300 years. It also has pocket histories of each country/colony, images of each country and colony's flags, and in many cases links to constitutions, national anthems, and so on. Also updated fairly regularly. Again, double-check the information you find on this site, but it appears to be very, very helpful.

BBC News Country Profiles
Features include an overview, historical timelines and links to the media from each country. Also some audio of newsmaking moments.

World Reporter/MediaBistro.com International Jobs Board
Most jobs listed are based in North America, but it expects many Europe and Asia-based jobs appearing by the fall. The aim of EPN World Reporter is to provide the international community of journalists with a platform that actively provides support for the journalist profession.

Spanish Daily

Infobel International Phone Directory

CountryReports.org
Stats on most nations. A great resource.

WorldSkip
Facts about countries.

Statistical Databases for UN Research
United Nations InfoNation claims to be "a rich information resource on country-wise statistical data on all UN related subject fields."

Institute of Industrial Relations Library
Resources covering global trade, employment and environmental issues.

Links to Foreign Embassies

Foreign Correspondents Web page

IFJ: The International Federation of Journalists

United Nations

World Press Institute
WPI's main goal is to promote a free press. The organization brings 10 journalists a year to the U.S. for four months of intensive briefings and interviews across the country. Applications can be found at the Web site.

UN Wire
An independent news aggregator sponsored by the United Nations Foundation. It gathers all the U.N.-related news from around the world daily.

Global Statistics
Statistical database information and links from hundreds of countries.

European Journalism Centre

International Press Links

World Statesmen
Run by a hobbyist (so double-check information), this site lists of the heads of state and government for every country and colony in the world over the past 300 years. It also features pocket histories of each country/colony, images of each country and colony's flags, and some links to constitutions, national anthems, etc.

World Association of Newspapers
A consortium of 61 national newspaper associations and with members in 93 nations. The site's purpose is to promote press freedom.

WorldSkip
Get quick country information.

Instant Knowledge World News
Specializes in international headlines from the foreign countries involved as well as direct links to many foreign news providers publishing in English.

Global Journalism Review

Freedom Forum's International Media Issues
Locations of global resources and some media-related news.

SunOasis.com: Global Media Job Openings
A great site for writers, editors and copy editors. Internships, media resources and more.

Institute of War and Peace Reporting
This group's goal is to support media development through practical assistance and concrete journalistic projects.

One World Global Calendar
Multi-cultural Educational Resource: festival, holidays, etc.

Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments

European Parliament

International Committee of the Red Cross
Maps, facts and figures, reports, news releases and publications on more than 50 countries the committee is active.

European Journalism Ethics Codes

MediaChannel's News Dissector: Covering Riots
As "riots" erupted in the north of England, journalists in London, including Danny Schechter, took part in a seminar aimed at improving coverage of conflict.

Globalization
Run by an Australian journalist, the focus is on Net-based sources of factual information.

European Journalism Centre
This is a non-profit institute for further training, a forum for journalists, media executives and journalism educators. A good networking organization.

National Geographic's Map Machine
Maybe the best online atlas on the Web.

Reporters Without Borders
A British resource site for journalists.

International Radio and TV Society

Harvard University: Center for International Development
Part of the Kennedy School of Government, this site features breaking news, research updates and archives, etc.

Foreign Press Credentials
SPJ's guidelines for getting credentials.

CountryWatch.com: Web Site to the World
Free country informaton on people, history, economy, agriculture, energy, metals & environment; but you get more for a fee.

The Washington Diplomat
Includes a diplomat list, but watch for spelling errors.

CIA List of Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members
Search alphabetically by country.

World Factbook

Foreign Correspondent
Run by an Australian journalist, this site offers tips for correspondents.

Australian Journalists Site
Much like the Journalist's Toolbox, this site is organized by beat, but it also has a search engine. Tools include a good government section and a mailing list called OZCAR for Australian journalists.

Journalism Online's Indian Journalism Site
A number of good articles on journalism in general and journalism in India in particular.

Asia-Pacific Network
The site offers news headlines relating to events, links to regional media, country profiles, and various movements and groups.

University of Texas Latin America Journalism Page
Dozens of helpful links and resources.

Net Quantum.com Global Journalism Page

Journalism UK International Links Page

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
Look up international development data.


INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENT SITES

Eco-Index
Run by the Rainforest Alliance, the Eco-Index is searchable database of over 100 conservation projects in Mexico and Central America.

The Nature Conservancy
Search a database of GLOBAL environment news from this site created by a non-profit organization.

Society of Environmental Journalists

International Federation of Environmental Journalists

National Environment Research Council
Great Britain environmental foundation site.

Journalism UK Science and Environment Page
Dozens of links to issues in Great Britian.

Automated Weather Source Neighborhood WeatherNet
Covers the United States, UK, Canada and New Zealand.

New Jersey Online - Weather
A good weather site that covers 800-plus U.S. and International cities.

UK Weather


INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SITES

Madalyn Business Research Tool
From the University of Delaware, this site helps you search accounting, economics, technology and international business sites, among others

U.S. International Trade Commission
Press releases, research and more.

Global Edge Resource Desk
A great one-stop site for anyone covering international business. Hundreds of links to global business resources: trade law, federal government, banking, stock exchanges, mailing lists, company directories, statistics resources, associations and organizations.

The Economist's Country Guides
This site offers background on 60 countries. Check out profiles, financial statistics, news updates and suggested Internet resources for each country.

International Business Advisor
Dozens of articles and trend stories, some high-tech.

Mena Business Report

U.S. Department of the Treasury: Terrorism List

Global Jumpsite for Marketing and Business Journals
Dozens of helpful links.

Business Information Resource
Has searchable database (keyword or category) of business web sites, with emphasis on the UK and Ireland. Useful annotations.

PublicCitizen.org
Founded by Ralph Nader, this group's site feature's a global trade and Congress watch, health research and other helpful studies.

Archives of Canada

Biz Links: British MBA program
A dynamite list of global business links.

Monetary Exchange Rates
A quick conversion table for converting currencies, such as to money.

International Organizations
The large number of intergovernmental and other international organizations which exist around the world are generally known by initials of their full titles (acronyms). These abbreviated titles are widely used in publications and documents.

The BIZ
UK Directory of web links and information on resources to do with business and management.

EuroMonitor.com
It's a pay site, but it's full of international business consultant contacts and reference information.

HG Law Directory
Search more than 500 law directories worldwide.

Economic Journals on the Web
An alphabetical listing of hundreds of global sites.

Legal Journals Online
A listing of hundreds of journals from all over the world, many of them related to business.

Stanford Journal of International Law

Global Business Garden
Search a database of thousands of company profiles.

Global Yellow Pages

American B2B Yellow Pages

Asia Yellow Pages

UK Phone Book

China Yellow Pages

E-Trade UK

Directory of British Business Resources

British Business Information

British Companies House Disqualified Directors

Hoovers UK Site

Political Action Committees -- Europe

Company Registrations.com

MediaChannel: Global Ownership Chart
Thanks to the merger boom, media power is more concentrated than ever. A new online chart presents the global media overlords in vivid color.

Selectsurf Business Page
This site has links to several international business sites and business journals.

Newsguild.org's Links Page
Several global links.

www.worldlyinvestor.com

www.emgmkts.com

www.global-investor.com

TornadoInsider.com
Breaking business news from Europe.

International Trader

Investing: Global Markets

Worldly Investor

GoNomad.com
A good site for travel writers.

Sree's Tips: Travel Writing Resources
A good list of links from a Columbia University professor.

International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers


INTERNATIONAL NEWS SITES

Washington Post.com World News Search
Enter country name in a database for news and Web links.

About.com's Global Journalism Page

ForeignAffairs.org
News stories and dozens of other resources.

International News Services in English
A free site that gives you newspapers from all over the world, written from different countries' perspectives.

International Publication Links
One of the best sites for international newspapers, magazines and trade papers.

CannyLink Internet Guide: News Wires List
A great list of global news services.

The Ultimate Collection of Global News Links

UPI Global News

Foreign Wire News Service

British Broadcasting Corporation
Good resources and links for international news.

International Channel
Good resources and links for international news.

Asia Times
Covers business, politics and social issues from all over Asia, with a global perspective.

Media News: Europe
EJC offers a "daily updated selection of the latest developments in European and International media." The news flashes are stored in the site's archives, which are searchable by keyword.

Global Beat: NYU's Center for War, Peace and the News Media
This site is useful for anyone who is interested in international news. Each week, Global Beat runs stories and backgrounders on important areas of the world, such as Iraq, Chechnya, South Asia, etc.

News365.com: World News

News365.com: U.S. Metro News

The Daily Briefing
A good daily news Web site from the UK.

SAKSI
A web-based magazine dedicated to fostering independent journalism in Malaysia. It aims to surpass state controls on the media and offer unbiased and alternative reporting on Malaysian current issues.

GlobalResearch
News stories and other helpful resources.

GLO
News stories and other helpful resources.

United Nations Wire
Update wire on international issues such as crime and health.

TV Web Regions
A daily French TV station, and Web portal.

MediaGuardian UK
Media briefings, press releases and more.

NATO News.com
Tons of global news updates and helpful links.

ABYZ Newslinks Page
Choose by country, region, etc.

World News Index

World News Report

World News Center

Excite's NewsTracker World News

Latin American Post
Published out of Bogota, Colombia.

Enewswire.com's World News
Updates every 15 minutes.

EurasiaNet.org
From The Open Society, this page features information and analysis on the political and economic developments in Central Asia and the Caucasus, as well as Russia, the Middle East, and Southwest Asia.

Afghanistan War Roundup
A news roundup of events from the war in Afghanistan. A well-organized page.

Daily Earth Newspapers List

International Channel

International Newspaper Web Sites

Megastories

Independent Media Center

Asian-Nation
Concisely but comprehensively combines interactive content, in-depth research, statistics, and a casual style -- like an online version of Asian Americans 101.

Reporting the World
A London-based journalism "think tank" that has some journalist contact information available to clients only. This site is definitely worth checking out.

Online Journal on the Psychology of International Relations

International News Digest

Mediachannel's International Biweekly Magazine

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News

Europemedia.net

Webdo's Foreign Media Page

WHERE: Magazines London

WHERE: Magazines International

World Press Review

International Herald Tribune

Ireland's Sunday Business Post

Irish Times

Mexico City News

Moscow Times

Irish Independent
Ireland's most popular national daily newspaper.

AFP-Agence France Presse

Netherlander

Palestine Report

Prague Post

Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

Singapore Press Holdings

Sky News

Transatlantic American

Wall Street Journal-Europe

Asahi Evening News

Himal South Asian Magazine

The (U.K.) Independent

Times Publishing Ltd.

The Newspaper Society
Billed as "the voice of Great Britain's regional press."

Daily Mail and Guardian
Great coverage of South African issues.

Ha'aretz
Great coverage on Mideast Peace process.

Jersalem Post
Jerusalem's English-speaking paper.

Golden Compass
Links to religion news around the world.

Newsroom.org
A super site for international religion news.

Globalvision News Network
Global conflict coverage, including a lot of coverage of the Sept. 11 tragedy.

popCULT
Produced by polarity/1 for MediaChannel, this site handles the global politics of pop culture.

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
German and European Union news.

South China Morning Post
Best bet for Asian news.

Sydney Morning Herald

French Presse

AFP News Wrap

Agence France-Presse
France's leading news agency profiles its journalist activities and news reports.

Tass: Russian News Agency

Israeli Internet News Service
It's the English version.

Kyodo News Web
Japan's leading news agency remains independent of political and commercial interests. It's written in Japanese.

NewsWatchOne.com
Links to news and analysis Web sites around the world. A super site!

The Japan Times Online
The latest in news, sports, analysis and features from Japan and around the world.

Macedonian Press Agency
News from the Mediterreanean and the Balkans; select English-version.

Press Association News Centre
Headlines from Britain's top news agency.

Press Association News Centre
Headlines from Britain's top news agency.

Polish Press Agency
News briefs direct from Warsaw and offers coverage of eastern Europe.

Radio Prague
Daily radio covering news, business, and politics in the Czech Republic.

The Age
This Melbourne daily covers Australia's news and state of affairs.

The Electronic Herald
Track Great Britain's news and affairs through the Herald's in-depth online coverage.

The Electronic Telegraph
Get coverage of British, European, and global news.

Irish Times on the Web

The Globe and Mail
News summaries and highlights from Canada's leading newspaper.

The Guardian / The Observer
Special sections and articles from the British newspapers.

The Hindu
The electronic edition of India's national newspaper, the Hindu.

Mail & Guardian
Covers news and political affairs in South Africa.

The Star & SA Times International
Sampler national and international top stories from the South African daily.

News Index
Articles from more than 200 newspapers and news sources from all over the world, including the United States, Scotland, Ireland, Hong Kong, Africa, Australia and Korea.

The Times of London

CNN Europe
Breaking news pieces galore.

CNN.com's World Page

CNNfn.com's World News
Search various markets for stock quotes, browse news stories, global technology and a currency converter.

WashingtonPost.com's World section

LATimes.com's Nation & World Section

Newsahead
A global news headlines site.

Australian Newspapers on the Internet
The National Library of Australia site provides links to Australian newspapers on the Web.

InternationalTimes.com
A free newspaper that contains the News you want in a format that is convenient to download and print. It features international news, U.S. news, a technology page, business news, sports, commentary and a lifestyle page.

ZDF.Reporter
A German site.

Bkaro.net

MediaFinder

Kidon Media-Link

Advanstar Communications

Global Internet Statistics by Language


SEPT. 11 INTERNATIONAL NEWS LINKS

Middle East Media and Research Institute

Sept. 11 Attack Archive
A joint initiative from The Internet Archive, the Library of Congress, webarchivist.org and was organized by professors from the State University of New York's Institute of Technology and the University of Washington. The archive includes both personal and commercial Web sites from all over the world, in as many languages as possible.

CNN: Afghanistan Under the Taliban

The Toronto Star
Canada's largest daily newspaper online.

CNN Fact Sheet: U.S. Attacks Terrorism
FAQ, bios of key players and background on the retaliatory attacks.

Al Jazeera TV
A Qatar-based satellite network that broadcasts Arab news of the Arab world. Click on the English version.

Pakistan Daily Online

Al-Bawaba
Portal for 21 Middle Eastern countries.

Dawn.com
English language paper in Karachi, Pakistan.

Al-Ahram
Weekly English edition of newspaper in Cairo, Egypt.

An-Nahar
A daily in Beirut, Lebanon.

The News International Pakistan

Palestine Chronicle

Afgha.com
News from Afghanistan.

Israelinsider.com

Middle East Times

Pakistan Liberal Magazine: The Friday Times

Arabic News

Middle East Times (Cairo)

The Times of Central Asia>

Khaleej Times

Afghan News Network

Afghan Info. Center

Turkish Daily News

PakNews.com
An English-speaking news Web site from Pakistan. Several stories on the bombings of Afghanistan.

Sina.com

Algeria Interface

Guardian News

Press Service of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan
News page.

Guayana.com
News page, commercial directory and more.

Toledo Blade: Afghanistan
A timely series about Afghanistan.

PakNews.com Photo Pictoral of Afghanistan and Bombings
Daily updates, pic of the day and photo essays.


INTERNATIONAL GOVT. SITES

PAC-Info Europe
Public records databases for many European countries.

UK Public Records Office

International Government Database
Call up information by country.

International Trademark Assn.

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