CARY…Dialog, a Thomson business that sells online information services and software, says it has added in-depth news covering Europe and many hard-to-monitor countries to its newsroom service.

It says its world news connection now includes reports culled from China, Cuba, India, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Pakistan and Serbia. The reports are translated into English. The company says the news is generally available for electronic searching within 25-72 hours of original publication or broadcast.

It also publishes 75 to 100 articles daily from Economist Intelligence Unite: ViewsWire, a business intelligence service covering developments in more than 180 countries, including forecasts of changing market conditions.