WORLD AFFAIRS

Channel One News has pulled together one of the world's thornier regions with videos, a slide show, quizzes and links. It may not give you today's news, but it does sum up the big news of recent days as well as give a good summary of the region's history.

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Channel One's "Around the world ... and back" summary of the world's news includes a world map so you can see where Myanmar is.

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This is the U.N. front door, but here are links to specific sites of interest:

The Mideast situation, the war in Iraq and U.N. action on terrorism.

General information sites include the U.N.'s collection of databases, its document and map center and its section on international law, such as criminal tribunals.

Or you could just head to the index.

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Its name aside, this Web site is a fairly sophisticated package of projects designed to create an online global education community. They include:

A resources site, including country and city profiles and InfoNation, with which you can compare data for U.N. members.

A handful of quizzes, and although most are designed for children, did you know that only .25 of the world's water can be used to meet human needs?

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Pick your nation or region from the pull-down menu for information on its geography, people, government, economy, military and infrastructure, as well as a summary of any transnational issues it may have. And maps. Lots of maps.

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