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English 101

Information on Countries

BBC Country Profiles - country profiles compiled by the British Broadcasting Corporation http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/country_profiles/default.stm

Business Source Premier  - search for articles on your country. Also, use Country Reports to find information on various aspects of your countries. Database Search.

CIA World Factbook -- country profiles and maps from the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

LexisUNI - newspapers from around the world. Database Search.

Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty -- RFE/RL's mission is to promote democratic values and institutions by reporting the news in countries where a free press is banned by the government or not fully established. Our journalists provide what many people cannot get locally: uncensored news, responsible discussion, and open debate. http://www.rferl.org/

UNDATA -- Searches records from the UN databases http://data.un.org/

UNESCO Institute of Statistics -- provides key statistics and indicators on education, science and technology, and culture and communication for countries around the world. Select region and country to get data: http://stats.uis.unesco.org/unesco/TableViewer/document.aspx?ReportId=198&IF_Language=eng    For additional statistics and data, go to http://www.uis.unesco.org and use the left navigation bar.

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