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Model UN: Uncommon Information Sources (not applicable to all countries)

Compilation of resources to help Model UN participants research foreign policy positions of various nations.

Uncommon Information Sources (not applicable to all countries)

General News (from global wire services and videographers):

Drudgereport (scroll down to the links for global and country-specific news and wires services)

http://www.drudgereport.com/

 

East Asia:

Straits Times (Singapore’s/SE Asia’s most influential newspaper; note spelling):  www.straitstimes.com

 

East-Asia Intel (headlines only, articles by subscription, but still very interesting): 

www.east-asia-intel.com 

 

South/Southwest Asia:

Times of India (newspaper-of-record for world’s largest democracy):  http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/

 

Karachi Dawn (One of Pakistan’s best newspapers, covers Afghanistan):  www.dawn.com

 

Africa:

Mail and Guardian (South Africa’s premier newspaper, covers continent):  www.mg.co.za

 

Middle East:

Al Manar TV (Lebanon’s and Hezbollah’s tv channel):

http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/main.php

 

Debkafile (regional coverage, claims to have contacts with Israeli intelligence):  www.debka.com

 

Al Jazeera (Arab news, augments US/European sources);  http://www.aljazeera.com/

 

Haaretz (Jersualem newspaper)

www.haaretz.com

 

Europe:

Turkey (in English):

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/

UK (but a global perspective):

http://www.theguardian.com/world

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/

Germany (in English); click on "world" tab at athe top:

http://www.dw.de