Definition: This entry lists the number of Internet hosts available within a country. An Internet host is a computer connected directly to the Internet; normally an Internet Service Provider's (ISP) computer is a host. Internet users may use either a hard-wired terminal, at an institution with a mainframe computer connected directly to the Internet, or may connect remotely by way of a modem via telephone line, cable, or satellite to the Internet Service Provider's host computer. The number of hosts is one indicator of the extent of Internet connectivity.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Internet hosts map
Turkey looks for international aid, and countries to host refugees, in Syrian crisis
Washington Post - 5/16/2013 5:27:04 AM
The stance marks a shift for the Turkish government, which had long insisted that Ankara would manage and pay for the refugee crisis on its own as a matter of national pride. But with the cost to Turkey hitting $1.5 billion, an estimated 400,000 refugees ...
World Nomads Tunisia: FIAF's Biennial Celebration Highlights The Country's Changing Art Landscape (PHOTOS)
The Huffington Post - 5/18/2013 7:40:42 AM
The World Nomads festival is echoing this sentiment by choosing Tunisia as their country of focus for the 2013 ... is hosting a month-long bevy of multi-media events in New York dedicated to the art, music, dance and theater of the North African ...
Host Sweden, surprising Switzerland advance to world hockey championship final
Winnipeg Free Press - 5/18/2013 7:36:32 PM
Switzerland will play for the first gold medal in that country's history. Sweden wants to be the first host country to win a world title since 1986. The Swiss extended their unbeaten run at this year's men's world hockey championship to nine ...
In Slovakia, French Wines Triumph at World Championship
Med India - 5/19/2013 2:34:42 PM
In Slovakia, the first Central European country to host one of the world's top five wine competitions, France burnished its winemaking credentials by winning the prestigious Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (CMB) at the international wine contest.
Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Plan to Be at the 2014 World Cup
The Huffington Post - 5/16/2013 9:11:57 PM
5- The Natural Beauty of the Country Every one of the 12 host cities was selected with the fan in mind. After the games are over, you choose you can spend time on some of the most beautiful beaches in the world in Rio de Janeiro, Natal and Recife or ...
World hockey championship: Canada gets host Sweden as quarter-final opponent
Toronto Star - 5/15/2013 1:46:21 AM
STOCKHOLM—Canada will face Sweden in Thursday’s quarter-final at the IIHF world hockey championship. That matchup was confirmed Tuesday when Switzerland defeated Belarus 4-1 to finish first with 20 points atop Canada’s pool. Canada (5-1-1-0 ...
Australia may host Rugby World Cup 2027
ESPNScrum - 5/16/2013 4:08:19 AM
Australia is in line to host Rugby World Cup 2027, 12 years before the country reasonably expected to next stage the tournament, with reports the International Rugby Board (IRB) is set to scrap the tradition of rotating the finals between the northern and ...
Swiss to broaden anti-corruption laws, make bribery illegal in Olympic or World Cup host cases
Washington Post - 5/15/2013 11:11:51 AM
The move follows criticism from anti-graft advocates who claim Switzerland doesn’t do enough to prevent bribery by businesses and international sports organizations based in the Alpine country ... the selection of hosts for major sporting ...
Obama hosts Myanmar leader in symbolic White House visit
MSN - 5/20/2013 7:05:31 PM
... entered the White House and into talks with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office as a small crowd of protesters converged outside. Critics say Obama's invitation was premature and takes pressure off Myanmar to address abuses such as recent anti ...
Summer World Cup in Qatar 'not rational' - Blatter
arabianbusiness.com - 5/16/2013 8:50:29 PM
Hosting the 2022 World Cup in Qatar’s searing summer heat would not be "rational and reasonable", FIFA president Sepp Blatter has said. Blatter first indicated in March that he would support moving the event to winter but said it could not ...
Argentina hosting FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour at FIVB Corrientes Grand Slam
Boxscore World Sportswire - 5/20/2013 3:09:18 PM
The women’s teams pre-positioned from Argentina are 2012 Olympians Ana Gallay/Maria Zonta, Natalia Flaviani/Georgina Klug and Alejandra Graino/Florencia Di Cesare. In the men’s qualification tournament for Argentina will be Santiago Etchegaray/Angel ...
London to Host Localization World – Conference Examines International Product Communication in a Shifting Global Economy
Times Union - 5/20/2013 3:45:05 PM
The company that placed this press release with PRWeb is responsible for its content. It is not edited by the Albany Times Union. Localization World, the leading conference for international business, translation, localization and global website management ...
Sweden Plays Eurovision Host, With Main Sponsor Mired In Scandal
EurasiaNet - 5/16/2013 5:51:32 PM
She angered host country Azerbaijan by meeting with activists and saying ... for its practice of granting post-Soviet client countries access to private phone and Internet records that were used to harass and even prosecute political opponents.
FIFA: Sao Paolo could lose World Cup host city status
CNN Sports Illustrated - 5/15/2013 12:20:27 AM
could lose its right to stage matches at the 2014 World Cup because of delays in building its stadium, soccer's governing body FIFA warned on Tuesday. The threat brought an angry reaction from stadium owners Corinthians, who said FIFA were ...
Canada gets host Sweden as quarter-final opponent at world championship
Calgary Herald - 5/14/2013 5:39:35 PM
Some players were already expecting the host country to be their next opponent in the tournament. Canada defeated Sweden 3-0 last week, but that was before the arrival of forwards Henrik and Daniel Sedin and defenceman Alex Edler from the Vancouver Canucks.