Interesting things found

Country Profiles

CIA Factbook – https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html

BBC Country Profiles – http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm

US State Department – http://www.state.gov/misc/list/index.htm

Film Channels

Journeyman – http://www.youtube.com/user/journeymanpictures?feature=watch

Russia Today Documentaries – http://www.youtube.com/user/RTDocumentaries

YouTube Documentaries – http://www.youtube.com/movies/documentary?feature=mv_c

Al-Jazeera – http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/documentaries/

News Outlets

Open Democracy – https://www.opendemocracy.net/

The Guardian – https://www.theguardian.com/international (tip: use the search for things like urbanisation, population etc. there are some excellent special reports!)