Following world news is easy now with the Web. You can get news from all over the world, from virtually every country. Here are some of the best sites to find world news:
- About World News: frequently updated and full of great information, the About World News site is an excellent resource for world news.
- BBC News: the BBC is one of the most respected news organizations on the Web. Great source for world news.
- The New York Times: the Grey Lady still has it: the New York Times continues to be one of the best sources for world news on the Web.
- Topix World News: constantly updated from over 360,000 sources at the time of this writing. You can read more about Topix in my article titled Topix-A News Search Engine and News Aggregator.
- About News Channel: There are so many great news sites here at About it's hard to know where to start. The About News channel has many world news resources
- Google World News:Over 4500 news sources updated constantly at the time of this writing. You can also create a Google news alert to keep track of your favorite world news topics.
- Yahoo World News: World news delivered fresh from a variety of sources, including NPR, the AP, and OneWorld.net.
- Newsvine World News: Newsvine is a "place to read, write, and discuss the news." Many different world news sources are represented here.
- 10x10-Words and Pictures that Define the Time: "Every hour, 10x10 collects the 100 words and pictures that matter most on a global scale, and presents them as a single image, taken to encapsulate that moment in time." This is an absolutely fascinating take on world news.
More about News on the Web
There's just so many news sources on the Web that it's easy to stay well-informed on pretty much any news topic you can think of. Here's a few articles that can help you find even more news on the Web:
- News Sources on the Web: Online news searches have become increasingly more streamlined and easy to do, since almost every search engine and directory offers instant access to a plethora of current news and world events.
- News Clipping Services: There's no lack of news sources on the Web, or for that matter news search sites. However, the Internet is growing at a furious rate and it's difficult for one person to keep up with all the vast information that's out there. That's where news clipping services come in.
- How to Create a Google News Alert: It's simple and quick to create a Google News Alert; find out how to track any kind of topic with Google News.