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Travel & Practical - Africa
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- Africa -- Description and travel
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Country and International Affairs Databases
Provides comprehensive coverage of national and international news, including hundreds of global newspapers from every region of the world.
PAIS, the Public Affairs Information Service, is a comprehensive indexing and abstracting resource in all areas of public affairs including international relations. Note that this database does not include the full text of articles.
Collects international treaties, including information on their signatories and statuses.
Online access to World Bank books and working papers relating to development, economics, and policy (including health policy and health economics). They are divided into 6 collections: African, Ease Asian, Eastern Europe & Central Asian, Latin American, Middle East - North African, and South Asian collections.
Summaries of major news events on the international level going back to 1940.