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In the News: Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370
Malaysia Airlines plane missing:
Stolen passports raise suspicions
of terrorism (Christian Science Monitor)
Malaysia Airlines plane, flight MH370, disappeared from radar suddenly on Saturday night. Two passengers listed on the Malaysia Airlines plane reported their passports stolen.
Are the stolen passports indicative of a terrorist act?
Learn More About Malaysia
How to Get Around the Site
Use the traditional menus or even better use our Select a Country Button to go to any world countries information page in seconds. The 3-click Menu will instantly transport you to not just to the selected world country but to the selected type of information page as well. Give it a try and see if you don't agree that it makes navigating from country to country a pleasure instead of a chore.
What You Will Find
World Countries Facts and Figures
We are pleased to offer you the following informational categories for 260 world countries and locations:
World Countries Google Maps
Explore the world's countries with Google Maps for all 260 locations. These are interesting interactive maps, and it's convenient to have them pre-set so you can flip from one country or location to another with just a few clicks. Desktop visitors can view the map in Normal or Wide Screen mode.
If maps are your primary interest, check out the new Google Maps for All Countries page and get all world countries Google Maps on one screen!
Google Earth Maps
Google Earth Maps offer you a way to examine the geography of world countries with greater emphasis on the 3D aspects of the terrain.
The Google Earth maps require a plug-in, but it's quick and easy to install. If you do not have the plug-in, the map will prompt you to download the plug-in. You will not even have to reboot your computer.
When researching a specific world country, a quick scan of relevant headlines in RSS news feeds can be timely, informative, and turn up some interesting paths for your research to take.
We use Weather.com weather widgets to give you a quick look at the weather at all locations where available. Many world countries have weather for all major cities. Locate your city, bookmark the page, and you are always just 2 clicks away from Weather.com's 10 day forecast.
View query selected YouTube videos for the world country that interests you. Warning: it can be addictive to move from one country to another and watching these videos in full screen mode.
World Countries Tourism
The tourism departments of several major world countries have contributed high quality travel articles to WCI, and many private websites promoting tourism have contributed as well. High quality photography and good writers can present the reader with a warmer, more human picture of a country than only facts and maps can provide. We are always looking for more high quality content about the unique features of individual world countries. Contact us if you have any suggestions..
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