The World News (WN) Network was founded in 1995 and launched online in 1998, with the primary objective of being the most comprehensive, one-stop news resource on the Internet. Today, World News has over 20,000 global thematic and regional news sites - enhanced by the web's most comprehensive multilingual search engine. The World News Network attracts 14 million unique users and over 40 million page views/month.

A global leader in online news, the World News Network has around 500 media partners, from mainstream providers ( BBC, CNN, Reuters, Washington Post, Al-Jazeera, etc) to more regional and localized sources ( The Independent, The New York Times, International Herald Tribune, New Zealand Herald, Khaleej Times, The Guardian), delivering unparalleled coverage on a vast range of subjects. This empowers our users by providing a wide variety of perspectives and different interpretations on breaking news events.

WN's global readership offers an unrivalled window for advertisers seeking a worldwide audience. Educated and affluent, our users have developed a bond of trust with WN due to our impartial, 'no-bias' news policy. This equates to a unique advertising opportunity - Whether you are launching a new product or seeking to expand market share, World News delivers.

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The World News Network offers:

Complete 360° Coverage

World News presents articles from different socio-political and cultural perspectives, from diverse geographical locations and at multiple levels of depth. News arrives through a range of carefully selected sources, providing our readers with many different interpretations of the same event.

WN continues to expand its readership because it delivers:

  • Global news assimilated from a wide variety of media
  • Regionalised global news, availability of local content and language diversity
  • A unique portfolio of domain-specific publications, categorised by region, country, city, industry, language or subject
  • An invaluable resource centre for industry specific news and information

No other Site offers as many interpretations on any event as quickly.

With over 6000 titles, WN provides business intelligence from all directions.

Full coverage of international sporting events as well as regional and local sports news.

Delivering unparalleled coverage on a vast range of subjects.

WN has over 5000 thematic and regional sites offering news for almost every country and capital city in the world.

World News provides unrivalled premier online news.

WN Network Page Views by Continent (March 2006)

Continent Page Views
North America
Western Europe 6,749,160
Asia 3,618,360
Oceania 2,531,970
Eastern Europe 1,579,080
Middle East 1,356,030
Africa 571,530
South America 441,000
Caribbean 42,060
Others 2,914,230

WN Network Page Views by Country in North America (March 2006)

Continent PageViews
United States 34,744,830
Canada 8,943,690
Panama 8,280
Guatemala 5,250
El Salvador 4,020
Nicaragua 2,490
Honduras 1,080
Bermuda 2,100
Belize 1,980

WN Network Page Views by Country in Western Europe (March 2006)

Continent Page Views
United Kingdom 3,155,970
France 558,180
Germany 702,690
Netherlands 1,191,690
Spain 297,420
Italy 341,310
Switzerland 230,660
Belgium 114,090
Portugal 68,670
Ireland 57,420
Malta 11,550
Luxembourg 5,250

WN Network Page Views by Country in Asia (March 2006)

Continent Page Views
Malaysia 1,107,540
India 576,060
Japan 532,140
Singapore 232,170
Philippines 207,990
Taiwan 178,980
Thailand 143,760
Vietnam 111,330
Pakistan 110,910
China 86,250
Hong Kong 68,790
Russian Federation 68,790
Indonesia 67,290
Others 148,860

WN Network Page Views by Country in Oceania (March 2006)

Continent Page Views
Australia 2,479,680
New Zealand 46,590
Others 5,700

WN Network Page Views by Country in Eastern Europe (March 2006)

Continent Page Views
Sweden 269,580
Norway 243,480
Greece 169,560
Poland 130,590
Finland 92,760
Romania 89,160
Austria 73,200
Czech Republic 63,810
Denmark 62,910
Hungary 51,330
Ukraine 26,130
Others 384,030

WN Network Page Views by Country in Middle East (March 2006)

Continent Page Views
Israel 290,640
Turkey 304,830
United Arab Emirates 164,190
Islamic Republic Of Iran 89,880
Saudi Arabia 59,310
Kuwait 30,900
Others 242,340
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The World News (WN) Network, has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to user privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for, as well as e-mail newsletters.

1. Personal Information Collection and Use

We do not collect personally identifiable information about you, except when you provide it to us. For example, if you submit an inquiry to us or sign up for our newsletter, you may be asked to provide certain information such as your contact details (name, e-mail address, mailing address, etc.).

When you submit your personally identifiable information through, you are giving your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. If you would prefer that we not collect any personally identifiable information from you, please do not provide us with any such information. We will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to third parties without your consent, except as otherwise disclosed in this Privacy Policy.

Except as otherwise disclosed in this Privacy Policy, we will use the information you provide us only for the purpose of responding to your inquiry or in connection with the service for which you provided such information. We may forward your contact information and inquiry to our affiliates and other divisions of our company that we feel can best address your inquiry or provide you with the requested service. We may also use the information you provide in aggregate form for internal business purposes, such as generating statistics and developing marketing plans. We may share or transfer such non-personally identifiable information with or to our affiliates, licensees, agents and partners.

We may retain other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Such third parties may be provided with access to personally identifiable information needed to perform their functions, but may not use such information for any other purpose.

In addition, we may disclose any information, including personally identifiable information, we deem necessary, in our sole discretion, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal proceeding or governmental request.

2. E-mail addresses

We do not want you to receive unwanted e-mail from us. We try to make it easy to opt-out of any service you have asked to receive. If you sign-up to our e-mail newsletters we do not sell, exchange or give your e-mail address to a third party.

E-mail addresses are collected via the web site. Users have to physically opt-in to receive the newsletter and a verification e-mail is sent. is clearly and conspicuously named at the point of collection.

If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication or by e-mailing us at michaelw(at)

The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during registration and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100 percent secure, however. Therefore, though we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

If we decide to change our e-mail practices, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we think appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

If we make material changes to our e-mail practices, we will notify you here, by e-mail, and by means of a notice on our home page.

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4. Business Transfers

As we continue to develop our business, we might sell certain aspects of our entities or assets. In such transactions, user information, including personally identifiable information, generally is one of the transferred business assets, and by submitting your personal information on you agree that your data may be transferred to such parties in these circumstances.