Important political events happen each day around the world. Fortunately, you don't have to travel the globe to learn about international politics; the Internet has the resources you need to stay current. We'll point you to the best sources for news, commentary and blogs about international politics and foreign relations. This International Politics Web Guide also offers help researching nations and intergovernmental organizations.
Reading international news is the best way to know what's happening around the globe. The Internet allows you to find immediate coverage on any issue, in any part of the world. The following sites are a collection of the most trusted sources of world news from both U.S. and international media.
- Be careful of misinformation. If you plan to venture away from mainstream media sources (or the sites we've vetted and suggested), refer to this UC Berkeley page for advice on how to assess the trustworthiness of Web sites.
- One way to keep up with breaking news is by using RSS feeds. RSS stands for "Really Simple Syndication." These feeds are constantly updated to offer up-to-the-minute headlines. Just click the orange square labled "RSS" and put it in your bookmark toolbar for easy browsing.
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