Global Observer

Foreign dispatches from correspondents around the world.


The French hope that incubator spaces bring more than hype

PARIS -- With unemployment high and entrepreneurship morale low, the French are opening tons of incubator space. But will it really help create jobs?


Why you'll soon see more Chinese multinationals

With a huge domestic market, it's easy for Chinese companies to settle. But some are daring to branch abroad. What's the secret to their success?


College students take on one of Germany's dirtiest power grids: Berlin's

BERLIN — How does a grassroots movement go about de-coaling a billion-dollar power infrastructure?