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Al Jazeera News

Al Jazeera, also known as Aljazeera and JSC, is a Qatari broadcaster owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network and headquartered in Doha, Qatar (Wikipedia).

International News Sources

Use these world newspaper guides and databases to search for news from a variety of international sources.  Visit the Basic Search Commands for Full-Text Newspaper Databases guide for more information on searching for articles in Factiva, LexisNexis, and Newsbank.

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Major World News Guides and Databases

GDELT Event Database

"The Global Database of Events, Language, and Tone (GDELT) is an initiative to construct a catalog of human societal-scale behavior and beliefs across all countries of the world over the last two centuries down to the city level globally, to make all of this data freely available for open research, and to provide daily updates to create the first 'realtime social sciences earth observatory.' " GDELT identifies events through a variety of international news sources - for more information, see GDELT's About page.

BBC World News

RSS feed of world news (BBC or otherwise)

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