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SOAS Library

News

Databases

Websites

Ecola Newstand

Links to online versions of newspapers worldwide.

http://www.ecola.com/

Eldis Development News Monitor

New country-focused service from ELDIS.

http://community.eldis.org/eldisnewsblog/

Global NewsBank

News articles covering politics, economics, culture, business, science, technology and the environment. Available off-site to SOAS staff and students only using a SOAS id and password.

http://infoweb7.newsbank.com/

IRIN (Integrated Regional Information Networks)

Part of UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs but editorially independent. News and analysis on Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia for the humanitarian community. Networks target decision-makers in relief agencies, host and donor governments, human-rights organisations, humanitarian advocacy groups, academic institutions and the media. Also seeks to ensure affected communities can access reliable information to enable informed decisions.

http://www.irinnews.org/

MandE News

News on developments in monitoring and evaluation methods, relating to development projects.

http://www.mande.co.uk/

Oneworld.net: News

Includes option to browse by specific topics, e.g. development

http://uk.oneworld.net/section/uk/current

Pambazuka News

Weekly electronic newsletter covering news, commentary and analysis plus a range of other resources on human rights and development in Africa.

http://www.pambazuka.org/en/

Paperboy

Provides links to online versions of newspapers worldwide, searchable by country of publication.

http://www.thepaperboy.com/

UN News Centre

News from the UN news service.

http://www.un.org/news