List of world news channels

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This is a list of international news channels, categorised by continent.

International news Channel networks with channels in several languages[edit]

Network English Mandarin Chinese Hindi Spanish French Standard Arabic Bengali Russian Tamil Other
Euronews + - - + + + - + - Albanian, Georgian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Serbian
CGTN (China) CGTN, CGTN America, CGTN Africa, CGTN Europe - - CGTN Spanish CGTN French CGTN Arabic - CGTN Russian - -
PB-DD (India) DD India and DD Nagaland - DD News - - DD Bangla - DD Podhigai DD Urdu in Urdu , DD Assam for Assamese
DW (Germany) DW english - - DW español - DW arabic - DW на русском - News bulletins in numerous languages aired by foreign networks
IRIB (Iran) Press TV - - HispanTV PressTV Français Al-Alam - - - Sahar TV (Azeri)
France 24 France 24 in english - - France 24 en español France 24 France 24 Arabic عربي - - - -
CNN (US) CNN International, CNNj, CNN Philippines, CNN-News18 (India) - - CNN en Español, CNN Chile, CNN Venezuela, CNN Mexico - CNN ARABIC

CNNعربية

- - - CNN Indonesia (Indonesian), CNN Brasil (Brazilian Portuguese), CNN Portugal (Portuguese), CNN Türk (Turkish), CNN Prima News (Czech)
RT (Russia) RT International, RT America, RT UK Planned - RT Spanish RT Français RT Arabic - - - RT DE (German)
BBC (UK) BBC World News - BBC News Hindi - - BBC Arabic Television - News bulletin for Dozhd TV channel News bulletins in Urdu, Pashto and other languages and BBC Persian
i24NEWS (Israel) i24NEWS english - - Weekly Spanish news bulletin at i24NEWS English i24NEWS français i24NEWS Arabic - - -
TRT (Turkey) TRT World - - - - TRT Al Arabiya - TRT Russian TRT Avaz (Bosnian and various Turkic languages with subtitles in Turkish), TRT Türk, TRT Deutsch
Al Jazeera (Qatar) Al Jazeera English - - - - Al Jazeera - - Al Jazeera Balkans (Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian); Al Jazeera Urdu (launch cancelled); Al Jazeera Türk (launch cancelled)
Sky News (UK) Sky News, Sky News Australia - - - - Sky News Arabia - - - Sky TG24 (Italian)
Africanews Africanews - - - Africanews (en français) - - - - Planned: Swahili, Portuguese
Telesur (Venezuela) Web-based channel - - Telesur - - - - - Produces news bulletins in Portuguese which were aired by Brazilian and Lusophone African TV networks
CNBC (US) CNBC, CNBC Africa, CNBC Europe, CNBC Latin America, CNBC World, CNBC TV18, CNBC Asia - CNBC Awaaz (Hindi) - - CNBC Arabiya - - CNBC tamilian Class CNBC (Italian), Nikkei CNBC (Japanese), SBS-CNBC (Korean), CNBC Indonesia (Indonesian), CNBC Malaya, CNBC Bangles, CNBC Bajar (Gujarati), CNBC Kurdish (Kurmanci and Sorani); discontinued: TVN CNBC (Polish), CNBC-e (discontinued)
Zee Media Corporation (India) WION - Zee News, Zee Hindustan - - - Zee 24 Ghanta - Zee Tamil News Zee Salaam in Urdu, Zee 24 Taas in Marathi language, Zee 24 Kalak in Gujarati language, Zee telugu news in Telugu language, Zee Odisha in Odia language, Zee Punjab Haryana Himachal in Punjabi language
CNC World (China) CNC World - - - - - - - - -
TVP (Poland) TVP World - - - - - - - - Belsat TV (Belarusian)
Republic news (India) Republic TV - Republic Bharat TV - - - Republic Bangla - -

Other news channels aimed specifically at international audience[edit]

News/generalist channels aimed at citizens and relevant language audiences abroad[edit]

Most of these are spin-offs of domestic channels, rearranged and refurbished for international broadcasting. All in respective national languages.

By annual budget[edit]

Channel Country Annual budget Year References
Voice of America USA $355.87 million 2015
Deutsche Welle Germany $320 million 2010 [1]
Doordarshan India $127 million 2009
France 24 France $123 million 2010 [1]
VOXAFRICA Africa $110 million 2016
BBC World News United Kingdom $80 million 2016 [2]
RT Russia $77 million 2007 [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Anne Geniets (2013-12-13). The Global News Challenge: Market Strategies of International Broadcasting Organizations in Developing Countries. Routledge. p. 77. ISBN 978-1-136-18012-5.
  2. ^ "BBC Financial Statement 2016" (PDF). 2016.