Global Observer

Foreign dispatches from correspondents around the world.


Indian spiritual university embarks on solar energy generation

DURBAN -- Brahma Kumaris University is building "India One," a solar thermal power plant that provides power to 20,000 people on its campus.


Forensics fight illegal fishing

MADRID -- Europe's FishPopTrace look to integrate science and law enforcement, by identifying specifically where fish sold for food comes from to prevent further illegal fishing.


In fiscal crisis, Madrid slashes Christmas light spend

MADRID -- Weighing the cost of holiday lights against the value of holiday cheer during a world economic crisis.