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World Christian news

Challenge News

Challenge Literature Fellowship publish an evangelistic newspaper to encourage and help Christians to share their faith regularly and to give readers the opportunity to learn about Jesus Christ. Their monthly print run is distributed by churches and individuals in around 10 different countries. They also have much of this news online.
Website: www.challengenews.org

Christian Post

Based in the USA, the Christian Post is an independent, inter-denominational, Christian media company which serves to provide direct, and current news information to the general christian public. There is a missions news category.
Website: www.christianpost.com

Christian Today

Christian Today is a trans-denominational news source, providing reports from the UK and across the globe, with in-depth coverage from nearly all areas of Christianity. Includes sections on Church, Missions, Ministries, Youth and Culture among many others. Updated every day throughout the day.
Website: www.christiantoday.com

Ekklesia News Service

Ekklesia runs a syndicated Christian news and events listings service for churches, journalists, organisations and charities. Dozens of churches and organisations now carry Ekklesia's news on their web sites.
Website: www.ekklesia.co.uk

Fellowship of European Broadcasters (FEB)

FEB connects European Christian Broadcasters and individuals in Broadcasting and Communications with our "Global Media Partners" throughout the world. Our Email News "Snippets" circulates broadcasting news and information from all parts of the world to 5000+ Individuals in over 100 countries in the world.
Website: www.feb.org

Forum 18

Based in Oslo, Norway, Forum 18 News Service is a Christian e-mail and web initiative to defend the religious freedom of all people, regardless of religious affiliation. Subscribe via the website.
Website: www.forum18.org

Global Connections 'World Prayer Map'

The Global Connections website includes a map with some information for prayer, and there is a world mission news summary in printed form which is updated bi-monthly.
Website: www.globalconnections.org.uk/prayer

Joel News

Joel News publishes news stories and inspiring articles on prayer, revival and church growth.
Website: www.joelnews.org

Lapido Media

Lapido Media is an internationally networked, British-based media charity that seeks to increase understanding among journalists and opinion formers of the way religion shapes world affairs. The website has articles from around the world concerning current affairs and religion.
Website: www.lapidomedia.com

Mission Network News

Daily news and searchable archives about mission around the world. Also available in email form and can be subscribed to by sending a blank message to the email address below.
Website: www.mnnonline.org

Release International

Release International's website provides lots of news and stories about the persecuted church across the globe.
Website: www.releaseinternational.org

WCC Press Centre

The World Council of Churches website includes ecumenical news from around the world.
Website: www.oikoumene.org/en/news.html

Worldwide Faith News

Worldwide Faith News is a data base of full text official news releases and other documents, including policy statements, from the news offices of national and world faith groups. This collection indexes more than 14,000 documents.
Website: www.wfn.org
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UK Christian news

Christian.co.uk

Christian.co.uk seeks to bring life-changing content to wide community of people, embracing the many opportunities technology offers. Our daily news feed provides daily insight into the activities within the church and associated christian organisations.
Website: www.christian.co.uk

Christian Today

Christian Today is a trans-denominational news source, providing reports from the UK and across the globe, with in-depth coverage from nearly all areas of Christianity. Includes sections on Church, Missions, Ministries, Youth and Culture among many others. Updated every day throughout the day.
Website: www.christiantoday.com

Evangelicals Now (EN)

A monthly evangelical Christian newspaper packed with UK and world news to help you pray and feature articles and regular columns to challenge and encourage you. We also carry classified and display advertising.
Website: www.e-n.org.uk
Tel: 0845 225 0055

Inspire Magazine

This new Christian publication has a website with Christian news items.
Website: www.inspiremagazine.org.uk

UCB News

UCB provide news bulletins and programmes, both live and recorded and a variety of Christian and Mission News.
Website: www.ucb.co.uk
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World news

ABYZ News Links

Online news sources from around the world.
Website: www.abyznewslinks.com

BBC News

News reports for UK and world locations.
Website: http://news.bbc.co.uk

The Electronic Telegraph

On-line version of the UK Daily Telegraph newspaper.
Website: www.telegraph.co.uk

Google News

A news version of Google that searches many sources not reached by other news services.
Website: http://news.google.com

The Guardian Unlimited

On-line version of the UK Guardian newspaper.
Website: www.guardian.co.uk

The Independent Online

On-line version of the UK Independent newspaper.
Website: www.independent.co.uk

NewsNow

World headlines collected from 120 different sources, updated every 5 minutes! Current Affairs section has most of the 'world' news.
Website: www.newsnow.co.uk

Newspapers.com

This US based page provides an easy to use tool for referencing the world's newspapers.
Website: www.newspapers.com

Onlinenewspapers.com

This service claims to be the world's largest online nespaper directory.
Website: www.onlinenewspapers.com

OSAC Daily Global News

The US Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) provides online news from countries around the world.
Website: www.osac.gov

ReliefWeb

ReliefWeb provides information and news for the humanitarian relief community and is a project of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
Website: www.reliefweb.int

Thomson Reuters Foundation

The Thomson Reuters Foundation stands for free, independent journalism, human rights, women’s empowerment, and the rule of law. We expose corruption worldwide and play a leading role in the global fight against human trafficking.
Website: www.trust.org
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UK news

British Media Online

Newspapers: national, local, daily, weekly, plus major magazines & portals.
Website: www.wrx.zen.co.uk/britnews.htm

UK Newspapers by Post

You can order special overseas weekly editions of UK newspapers (in print or by email) which are a good source of information, UK and world news (Weekly Telegraph, Guardian and Express are just a few. 'The Week' publication provides a condensed overview of UK news). However, these can often be bought in major cities and airports throughout the world at a slightly inflated price.
The Telegraph Weekly www.telegraph.co.uk/expat
The Guardian Weekly www.theguardian.com/weekly
The Express www.express.co.uk
The Week www.theweek.co.uk (Tel: 020 7907 6000)
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World weather

AccuWeather.com

Weather forecasts are available in graphical and text form for the whole world. This information is available online or by email (for a fee). This site's 'Data Centre' also has links to many other weather and natural phenomena related websites and services.
Website: www.accuweather.com

BBC Weather Centre

Weather reports and forecasts for UK and world locations.
Website: www.bbc.co.uk/weather

The UK Met Office

The met office site includes links to other weather sites and services throughout the world.
Website: www.metoffice.gov.uk

The University of Hawaii Tropical Storm Page

This page has links to many sites throughout the globe who report on tropical storms.
Website: http://mkwc.ifa.hawaii.edu/tropical/index.cgi?banner=uhmet

Intellicast

A great US weather site with local weather reports from around the world.
Website: www.intellicast.com/LocalWeather/World

The Weather Channel

This US based service can produce a customised weather report for virtually any city or region in the world.
Website: www.weather.com

World Meteorological Organisation

This site includes links to many national weather services on the Internet.
Website: http://public.wmo.int
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World time & calendar information

The Time Now

The Time Now is an accurate tool providing multiple time-related services.
Website: www.thetimenow.com

The World Clock

A guide to time zones, calendars and more.
Website: www.timeanddate.com/worldclock

World Time Server

World Time Server provides the most accurate current local times of any world clock on the Internet. It makes real time adjustments for Daylight Savings Time. No matter what time zone a country or city is located in, this site is your best resource for determining any time, anywhere.
Website: www.worldtimeserver.com
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