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To get local news from around the World use this List of Countries, on every country page is a News section, whith links to the newspapers of the country.

On this page you will find a selection of links to the world's major Newspapers, News Services and Broadcasters with high level standards--international recognized and observed by millions of people around the world.

They all are independent and unbiased and provide fast, up-to-date, comprehensive, objective, and reliable news - and they all are fed with the "products" by a handful of News Agencies, as well independent and unbiased--the rest is journalistic craft.
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News Sources by Regions:
Africa | The Americas | Asia and Middle East | Australia and South Pacific / Oceania | Europe | Universe

Major International News Agencies
News Directories and News Search

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Most reliable news sources

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Associated Press (USA)

The Christian Science Monitor (USA)

The Guardian (UK)

The Nation (USA)

The Progressive (USA)

Reuters (UK-based, Canadian-controlled)

Slate (USA)

SPIEGEL Online - International (Germany)

Voice of America (USA)

Washington Post

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News Sources by Regions and countries: Africa

All of Africa

Pan-African News, one of the best African news website, sourcing news from over 40 African news organisations.
More Pan-African News.

African and Asian news covering by IRIN, a UN humanitarian information unit.

Features news,analyses,and roundups of events in and about Africa.

BBC News Africa
BBC news Africa.

CNN News Africa
CNN news Africa.

Daily Nation
Kenya's biggest daily paper.

The Standard
The East African Online Edition.

The Guardian
Major Nigerian daily. "Conscience, Nurtured by truth".

 South Africa
Daily Mail & Guardian
South African daily covers beside national and int'l news, current news from Africa.

Zim Observer
Zimbabwean internet news website, updated constanlty throughout the day.

 Countries of Africa

News Sources by Regions and countries: The Americas


The Globe and Mail
"The most authoritiative news in Canada".

CBC News - 
News network with Canadian and international headlines.

CTV News
Current news from Canada and the world.

 United States

US Newspapers
Chicago's daily.

Miami Herald
The Miami Herald online, offers local news and information.

Los Angeles Times
LAtimes' online edition.

The Mercury News
One of the top ten newspapers in the country.

The New York Times
The unchallenged news source.

The Nations daily newspaper.

Voice of America
Multimedia broadcasting service funded by the U.S. government.

The Washington Post
Should be a national daily.

US Broadcasters
Provides American and world news headlines and articles.

Well-known news network with global news covering and an American point of view.

Latin America

Buenos Aires Herald
"A World of Information in a Few Words.

Clarín digital
Argentina's most popular daily paper (In Spanish).

Folha de São Paulo
Brazil's largest daily. (in Portuguese)

O Estado de S.Paulo
Brazil daily Sao Paulo (in Portuguese)

El Mercurio
Leading online news source for Chile.

La Tercera
Chilean daily with national and international news. (in Spanish)

El Universal
Important Mexican newspaper.

El Universal
Leading Venezuela daily (in Spanish).
 Countries of the Americas

News Sources by Regions and countries: Asia

People's Daily
China's official voice.

South China Morning Post
Leading South China daily.

 Republic of China - Taiwan
The Taipei Times
National and international news as well as news from China with another perspective.

Express India
Bombay - India News.

Times of India
New Delhi - National and international news.

Japan Times

 Korea (South)
Chosun Ilbo
Daily News in English about Korea.

Korea Times
South Korean daily.

New Straits Times
New Straits Times online news.

Kantipur Online
"Nepal's No. 1 Online News Site".

Bangkok Post
Thailands English daily.

The Nation
Independent Online News & Information Service.


Philippines TV station covering regional and international news.

Manila Times
Internet Edition of The Manila Times, the oldest running newspaper in the Philippines.

The Philippine Star
English-language news from Manila.  

Middle East News

Al Ahram Weekly
Egypt based English language weekly.

Al Jazeera
Well informed Qatar based Arabic-language news network with an Arab perspective.

Middle East Time
The uncensored online edition of the Egypt based newspaper.

Palestine Info Center
"The Voice of Palestina".

" independent daily newspaper with a broadly liberal outlook".

The Jerusalem Post
Online edition of the Israel daily, with breaking news from Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.
 Countries of Asia

News Sources by Regions: Australia and South Pacific / Oceania


Sydney Morning Herald
Online edition of Sydney's daily.

Herald Sun

Australia's biggest-selling daily.

 New Zealand The New Zealand Herald
Online edition of New Zealand's largest newspaper.

South Pacific / Oceania

ABC Asia Pacific

Australian Broadcasting Corporation covers the Asian Pacific region.

The CocoNET Wireless
Pacific Islands News and Information.

Pacific Islands Report
South Pacific News covering; a nonprofit news service of the Pacific Islands Development Program Honolulu.

 Countries of Australia/Oceania

News Sources by Regions: Europe

Northern Europe

SR International
The international and multicultural channel of the Swedish Broadcasting Corporation, with programs in 17 languages.

Russian news and analysis.

The St.Petersburg Times
Semi-weekly, English-language newspaper based in St. Petersburg, Russia.

The Irish Times
The first newspaper in Britain and Ireland published on the World Wide Web.

 United Kingdom
The Guardian
"Best daily newspaper on the world wide web".
BBC News
Global news network with a British point of view.

Central Europe

Le Parisien
Online edition of Paris' daily (in French).
Le Monde
Leading French newspaper (in French).

Deutsche Welle
Germany's International Broadcaster, news and information in 35 languages.

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Online edition of FAZ a leading German newspaper (in German).

Der Spiegel
Germany's most important weekly magazine (in German).
Spiegel Online International
Spigel Online (in English).

Radio Netherlands
Dutch, European and internatiobnal issues in several languages.

Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Swiss daily (in German).
Tribune de Genève
Swiss daily (in French)

Southern Europe

Corriere della Sera
Italy's most important newspaper with national and international news (in Italian).

El Mundo
Second largest daily newspaper in Spain (in Spanish).

El País
(English: The Country) is the most widely-circulated daily newspaper in Spain (in Spanish).

Hürriyet Daily News
Turkish English Daily.

 Countries of Europe

Major International News Agencies (wire services)


Agence France-Presse

AFP a "Worldwide News Agency".
AFP News by Yahoo!

Deutsche Presse Agentur (DPA)
Germany's news agency, if you are looking for some news here - forget it.

Press Association
"The UK leader in news and sports information".

Reuters News Online
The world's largest international multimedia news agency.

Australia and Asia

Australian Associated Press (AAP)
Australia's largest independent news provider.

AAP News
by The Sydney Morning Herald.

Asia News Network
ANN is a network of national daily newspapers published in Asian cities, organized to provide avenues for cooperation and to optimize coverage of major news events in the region.

Press Trust of India (PTI )
News agency sharing Indian news as well as international, business, and sports.

Xinhua News Agency
China's official news agency.


Associated Press (AP)
"The essential global news network"
United Press International (UPI)

News Sources by Regions: Universe

Astronomy Now
UK's best-selling astronomy magazine.
Space web site, offering content about space, astronomy, technology, information, education, entertainment and business news.

Space news from the unquestioned professionals.
News Search around the World

News Search Engines

Google News

Finds news sources by keywords.

A Fuller Spectrum of News - NBC Microsoft news.

The free-content news source you can write!

Yahoo! News
Find press agencies headlines by keyword(s).

News Directories

Guardian Unlimited Newsguide

Mondo Times
A directory for worldwide media with a short media profile and rating.

Offers news site rating by "relevance" that should stand for quality of reporting (subscription).

Open Directory Project: News
Great news sources index.

Human Rights and Environmental Issues

Reuters AlertNet is a humanitarian news network which aims to keep relief professionals and the wider public up-to-date on humanitarian crises around the globe.

OneWorld News Service

Daily news update on human rights and environmental issues.


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 Worldwide Press Freedom Index

 World Map of Press Freedom

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