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Global Observer

Foreign dispatches from correspondents around the world.

cities

Breaking Seoul’s heart

SEOUL -- Plans for the redevelopment of Seoul's former arts and crafts raise fears that some of the last remnants of the city's architectural history will be wiped away.

technology

Mobile apps pick up Spanish government's slack

MADRID -- Radiation detection, domestic violence prevention, cancer prevention -- with the government out of money, now there's an app for that.

food

Made in France? This group says, 'Non'

PARIS -- An increase in products stamped "Made in France" enter the market, but not everyone is convinced. How French are these goods?