3 great sources for international information

Columbia International Affairs Online Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is a source for international affairs and public policy. It includes full-text books and journals articles; policy briefs and papers from university research and public policy institutes and from non-governmental organizations (NGOs); multimedia case studies on focused topics; and video of heads of state and other world leaders speaking from the Columbia University World Leaders Forum. 1991 to present.
World News CollectionWorld News Connection provides English translations of statements from international governments and of articles and editorials from non-U.S. print and broadcast media. Covers significant socioeconomic, political, scientific, technical, and environmental issues and events. Items are selected for inclusion by intelligence analysts of the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS), an office within the U.S. federal government. News articles are appended with information regarding the affiliation and editorial stance of the source.  1995 to present
UNdata: statistics from the United NationsUNdata combines major United Nations databases and those of several other international organizations into a single interface.  Provides country profiles; international data on agriculture, crime, education, energy, industry, labor, national accounts, population and tourism; and progress toward Millennium Development Goals and other indicators.