World News Sources

     You can learn a lot by reading the news from other countries.  Even major stories you can read about in your local paper will have a totally different slant when read elsewhere.  By going abroad, you can find viewpoints that aren't slanted toward U.S. interests and politics.  Here are a few resources to get you started.  Your view of the world will never be the same!
Current time around the World

Alaska News Being an Alaskan, I like to keep up with what's going on around Alaska.

All Africa  News about Africa is often scarce, so visit this site to check out the news from your favorite African country.

Christian Science Monitor  Unlike many newspapers, the Christian Science Monitor does not rely on wire services, but maintains its oun bureaus in 13 countries, including Russia, Japan, Germany, France, the UK, South Africa, and Mexico, as well as throughout the United States.

CNN  You can't ignore the only news service that can get inside countries like Iraq and Cuba and interview world leaders like Saddam Hussein and Fidel Castro.

FOXNews  Here you go Wendy.  This is for all you FOX news buffs out there.  After checking out their site I may become one.

The Internet Public Library - Online Newspapers  This place has papers from everywhere.  I even managed to find one from the South Pole!

Irish Times  Check out the latest business, sports, and politics of Ireland.  The Irish Times is Ireland's leading quality national daily newspaper.

NewsBlip  A search engine for news.  By only searching the news sites instead of the entire web, they can quickly bring you the latest news.  Also, they are independently owned, so they are free to bring you the broadest content possible.

News Central  More than 3500 newspaper links available.  Directory of links to newspapers around the world.

One World  An international internet community of over 700 organizations leading the way for human rights and sustainable development worldwide.

Paperboy  4700 newspapers from 170 countries. Has lots of goodies, including Paperboy's News Discussion Forum.

Pravda (Russian) or Pravda (English)  Once the political mouthpiece of the Soviet Union, Pravda is now a national newspaper covering all aspects of political and social life throughout Russia.

Sky News  Check out the British equivalent to CNN and FOX.

Daily Outrage  You can be sure of finding something here thats bad enough to put you in a foul mood.  Actually a really good site.  The message boards where with viewers comments were the best part.

Email the Media  Here's your opportunity to sound off and write a letter to the editor.  First, choose a publication from among a large list.  Next, use their handy Web-based interface to create your own personal letter.  Then, with the click of the mouse button, your letter will be emailed to the appropriate address.  It doesn't get much easier than this.