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  World Wide Web Consortium
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) develops interoperable technologies (specifications, guidelines, software, and tools) to lead the Web to its full potential.
Over 400 experts from around the world will participate in a compelling Plenary Day Program (TPAC) where they will address issues shaping the future of the Web.
W3C would like to thank the Supporters who have contributed financially or through a donation of goods to W3C.
www.w3.org   (1471 words)

 The Encyclopedia of World History, Sixth Edition. 2001
Simply put, this is a volume that has always intended to convey the key features of world history.
Renowned historian Peter N. Stearns and thirty prominent historians have combined their expertise over the past ten years to perfect this comprehensive chronology of more than 20,000 entries that span the millennia from prehistoric times to the year 2000.
The World Wars and the Interwar Period, 1914–1945
www.bartleby.com /67   (122 words)

 Independent Online Edition > World   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The president of the World Bank, Paul Wolfowitz, tried to cover his tracks after approving a promotion and substantial pay rise for his girlfriend, it has emerged.
There can be few more persuasive salesman for the world's fledgling space tourism industry than the man who has peeled back the mysteries of the cosmos for a mass audience.
Phil Spector's defence lawyers argued yesterday that the legendary music producer could not have killed the failed actress Lana Clarkson in the foyer of his mansion home four years ago because the forensic evidence excluded the possibility that Ms Clarkson died by anything other than her own hand.
news.independent.co.uk /world   (1097 words)

 International News - New York Times
Okinawans Protest Japan’s Plan to Revise Bitter Chapter of World War II
For most of his career, Tomislav Damnjanovic smuggled weapons to American opponents around the world, but since 2003 he’s played a crucial role in the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
For Bart Jones, it is explained by outrage at the injustices of the world.
www.nytimes.com /pages/world/index.html   (764 words)

 World Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
World Map (Political) February 1995 (360K) and pdf format (364K)
World Map (Political) April 1995 (588K) and pdf format (591K)
World Country Maps (Small Maps) from The World Factbook, published by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency: 2007 Maps and Maps for 1995-2007
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/world.html   (324 words)

 World News
A court here cleared the way for Anna Nicole Smith's ex-boyfriend to leave with their baby daughter, rejecting an appeal by the late reality TV star's mother.
The country's struggling institutions are key to the future of its democracy.
Five-part series looks at the state of the world's waters.
www.latimes.com /news/nationworld/world   (876 words)

 How the Web has changed the world   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This world-changing system was appropriately dubbed the World Wide Web, or WWW.
In practical terms, it can be thought of as the birth of the Internet, and Berners-Lee had the inspired idea that it should be free for anyone to use.
amazon.com The world's biggest bookstore has more than 35 million customers in more than 250 countries, with annual revenues of $8 billion.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/06228/713791-294.stm   (882 words)

 BBC NEWS | World
Tamil Tiger rebels stage an air raid on Sri Lanka's capital as large crowds gathered for cricket's World Cup final.
Estonia accuses Russia of provoking two nights of rioting over the removal of a Soviet war memorial in Tallinn.
Protests urging intervention to end the conflict in Sudan's Darfur region are taking place around the world.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/default.stm   (158 words)

 World News: International headlines, stories, photos & videos - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Salim Kazim, the spokesman for Karbala health directorate, said the casualty figures had risen to 68 dead after some of the wounded died and more bodies were found on the roofs of buildings or in the rubble, and 178 were wounded.
Health officials worldwide have warned for years that it's coming, but why is the message growing muted?
How virus spreads among blood relatives may be key.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/default.htm   (555 words)

 BBC World Service | Home Page
One million people are evacuated from China's eastern coast as a major storm reaches land.
Your perspective on the world during the past week
How to listen to BBC World Service on your radio.
www.bbc.co.uk /worldservice   (73 words)

 World News and Analysis From The Washington Post - washingtonpost.com
Video journalist Travis Fox documents the growing humanitarian crisis in eastern Chad, where violence is spilling over from neighboring Darfur, Sudan.
How high technology is changing politics, culture and society throughout the world.
A Conversation on Global Issues David Ignatius and Fareed Zakaria moderate a discussion of global issues by leading thinkers from around the world.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/world/index.html   (595 words)

 World News - International Headlines, Stories and Video from CNN.com
Follow the blogs and video diaries of six young people as they try to Be the Change
Show us what life is like in your part of the world
Catch up with the news, and be prepared for the week ahead full story
edition.cnn.com /WORLD   (139 words)

 The World Clock - Time Zones
Current local times around the world (Main list)
Set your preferred time and date formats - e.g.
Personal World Clock - shows just the cities you need
www.timeanddate.com /worldclock   (137 words)

 World News - Topix   (Site not responding. Last check: )
World News continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
Defense Minister Fumio Kyuma said the dropping of atomic bombs on Japan by the United States during World War II was an inevitable way to end the war, a news report said Saturday.
Home Page Forums Most Popular Top Stories Local US World Sports Entertainment Offbeat All Topix
www.topix.net /world   (842 words)

 World News - Global News - International News | TIME
World News - Global News - International News
The arrest of 172 militants in Saudi Arabia reveals how al-Qaeda is using the chaos in Iraq to spread its Jihadist ideology throughout the Arab world
Analysis: Both recent history and the current chaos argue against U.S claim that Tehran is arming Sunni insurgents
www.time.com /time/world   (576 words)

 The Seattle Times: Nation & World: New definition boots Pluto from exclusive planet club
The Seattle Times: Nation & World: New definition boots Pluto from exclusive planet club
Paul Kobasa, editor in chief of World Book Encyclopedia in Chicago, said the press run for the 2007 edition was shuffled because of the pending IAU decision.
Much of the story of Pluto has become folklore, including the unusual way it got its name.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/nationworld/2003224343_pluto25.html   (783 words)

 Breaking World News Headlines, Stories and Video - CBSNews.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Investigators tried to identify a suicide bomber who attacked a political rally, as the toll from the blast rose to 27 dead and 47 injured, including Pakistan's top security official.
Independent news from around the world to help you understand your changing world.
A moderate earthquake rattled parts of southeast England Saturday morning, toppling chimneys from houses and rousing residents from their beds.
www.cbsnews.com /sections/world/main202.shtml   (627 words)

 World News - International Headlines, Stories and Video from CNN.com
World News - International Headlines, Stories and Video from CNN.com
Buildings, art, snow and people captured the attention of CNN.com readers
Show us what life is like in your part of the world
www.cnn.com /WORLD   (164 words)

 End of the World - ebaumsworld.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Interesting view on how the world will end.
The guys that did the song go by the name...
If you are the original creator of material featured on this website and want it removed, please contact the webmaster.
www.ebaumsworld.com /2006/06/endofworld.html   (47 words)

 Worlds.com Information | Business.com
Visit an Online World where you can hang out and meet new people.
Play in Virtual World and Earn Real Money at Weblo.
Find a large selection of musical equip at American Musical Supply.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=World&bdcr=1&bdcu=http://www.business.com/directory/media_and_entertainment/online_entertainment/worlds_com/index.asp?partner=2662601&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-ADA5AB3B-BECE-F0E5-423B-2C77CD37A558-ym   (116 words)

 WHO | World Health Organization
Democratic Republic of the Congo - update 4
WHO Constitution, and Executive Board and World Health Assembly documents
Publication on vaccination requirements, travel risks and precautions
www.who.int /en   (108 words)

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