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, 2014See also: Internet hosts map
Brazil becomes first country to qualify for World Cup
Goal - 3/29/2017 5:40:40 AM
Brazil became the first country to qualify for the 2018 World Cup on Wednesday, as the Selecao's win and Uruguay's loss cinched a berth in Russia. Tite's side joins host Russia as the only two teams with a spot in next summer's showpiece locked up.
Chinese Media: Ally North Korea Is ‘The Most Insecure Country in the World’
Breitbart News - 3/22/2017 11:57:01 PM
A scathing column in the Chinese government publication Global Times condemns the nation’s Communist allies in North Korea as “the most insecure country in the world,” calling ... and China. His hosts in China appeared extremely pleased by Tillerson ...
Lawyer-turned-Internet radio host loves new gig
Daily Herald - 3/27/2017 8:56:19 AM
When he retired in 2003, he planned to travel all over the country in an RV with ... Delores, the co-host. With that experience, he and his wife started their own 24/7 Internet radio station called WORD: World Of Rock Destination at www.wordurock.com.
Europe lacks countries who could host 48-team World Cup - UEFA president
espnfc.com - 3/9/2017 11:58:07 PM
Gianni Infantino delves into FIFA's 48-team revamp of the World Cup and what it means for football development. Only a few European countries would be able to host a 48-team World Cup, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has said. In January, FIFA decided to ...
World Cup hosts Russia tackle Belgium in Sochi dry run
Gulf News - 3/27/2017 2:25:35 PM
Moscow: Russia will face a stiff test of their ambitions ahead of the Confederations Cup that the country will host in June when they meet Belgium ... including the most recent one at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, and drawn the other.
The Internet is enraged by the ‘Legs-it’ Daily Mail cover
Times Union - 3/28/2017 1:19:59 PM
If a male host — say Michael Strahan or Harry Connick, Jr. drooled over Scarlett Johansson, the Internet would be enraged. Because, you know, it’s OK to salivate over men and fixate on their looks, but the same can’t be said about women. (Well ...
Kenya dominate world cross-country champs
YAHOO Sports - 3/26/2017 4:28:28 PM
Kampala (AFP) - Kenya dominated the World Cross-Country Championships on Sunday ... only the fourth African country to host the worlds in its 44-year history. Morocco hosted twice in 1975 and 1998, South Africa in 1996 and Kenya in 2007.
Equestrian World Cup rides into Nebraska
Lincoln Journal Star - 3/28/2017 4:54:44 PM
as CenturyLink Center hosts the FEI World Cup Jumping and Dressage Finals. The event is the first professional world championship held in Nebraska. Horses and riders from 27 countries will compete, including Olympic, world and European champions.
CHART: Where The World's Refugees Are
NPR News - 3/27/2017 12:42:23 AM
Pakistan and Turkey host lots of refugees, but the story behind each country's refugee situation is very different. The UNHCR report, released in March, shows that Lebanon, Pakistan and Turkey hosted most of the world's refugees as of mid-2016 — a ...
Jordan Hosts the Arab League Summit Amid Chaos Across the Middle East.
googply.com - 3/29/2017 2:44:42 PM
After the Russian military action in Syria, which allowed Assad’s army to reconquer Aleppo and other parts of the country torn by war ... The tension between the two major powers of the Sunni Arab world – Saudi Arabia and Egypt – is King Abdullah ...
CAF President backs potential Moroccan bid for 2026 World Cup
inside the games - 3/29/2017 2:37:32 PM
Newly-elected Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Ahmad Ahmad claims Morocco has the capability to host the 2026 World Cup after he backed the country's potential bid for the tournament. Ahmad, who beat incumbent Issa Hayatou in the CAF ...
World Cup 2018: Syria could defy all the odds and make it to Russia despite devastating civil war which is destroying country
The Sun - 3/27/2017 2:25:35 PM
SYRIA could defy all the odds and write one of the most amazing chapters of football history by reaching their first World Cup. The war-torn country are currently fourth ... They are also above 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar in their group, and even held ...
Bhubaneswar to host hockey World League Final 2017, World Cup 2018
Net India 123 - 3/27/2017 2:25:35 PM
Commenting on the announcement, FIH CEO Jason McCracken said: "India is a nation with a proud hockey heritage with a history of hosting world-class sports events. Each time we return to the country, Hockey India raise the bar, embracing goals outlined in ...
Government to approve Osaka’s bid to host 2025 World Expo
Japan Times - 3/29/2017 12:47:10 AM
The government will give the go-ahead to Osaka Prefecture’s bid to host the 2025 World Exposition, sources said Tuesday ... according to the sources. The country will submit its application to the expo’s governing body, the Bureau International ...
Caf president Ahmad backs Morocco over potential 2026 World Cup bid
BBC - 3/29/2017 2:51:51 PM
New Confederation of African Football president Ahmad has given his support to Morocco over a potential bid to host the 2026 World Cup. The north African country has bid to host the finals on four previous occasions but missed out on the 1994, 1998 ...