Foreign dispatches from correspondents around the world.
MELBOURNE -- Farmer and inventor Fred Sundermann has developed a breakthrough water turbine. Portable, cost-effective and efficient, the S-Turbine offers a genuine alternative renewable energy source.
1 | February 5, 2012 3:23am |
HONG KONG -- One service provider said ending unlimited plans altogether is easier than explaining its hidden policy of slowing down the data speed of heavy users.
February 5, 2012 1:05am |
BERLIN -- A new virus is threatening herds of sheep, cattle and goats across the European continent, meaning potential big losses for several farming industries.
February 3, 2012 3:23pm |
MEXICO CITY -- Scientists researching Alzheimer's disease have helped change the culture of organ donation in Mexico with a "brain bank."
1 | February 2, 2012 5:00am |
MADRID -- Spanish researchers successfully debunk the myth that all cooking oils lead to heart disease, which is good news for the world's largest producer of olive oil.
February 2, 2012 3:38am |
PARIS -- The country's first gluten-free bakery opens in the capital to democratize traditional French pastries by making them available to those searching a gluten-free diet.
6 | February 2, 2012 12:05am |
HONG KONG -- Hong Kong's subway company changed its construction plans to preserve "wall" trees. What makes them so special?
7 | February 1, 2012 6:54am |
MELBOURNE -- Dutch artist Theo Jansen's kinetic, artificial lifeform "Strandbeest" sculptures have made their way Down Under.
February 1, 2012 4:25am |
DELHI -- Will tea-drinking Indians take to America's favorite coffee?
3 | January 31, 2012 9:27am |
BEIJING - Some Chinese city governments have a new answer to corruption: public parks.
January 31, 2012 7:39am |
PARIS -- American retailer Forever 21 brings low-cost fashion to a fashion-hungry French market with first store near Paris.
1 | January 31, 2012 12:05am |
MEXICO CITY -- PepsiCo has chosen Mexico, one of the world's most overweight nations, as home base for the development of its global healthy snacks initiative.
January 30, 2012 5:00am |
MADRID -- Spanish tourism grew 10-percent in 2011, due to consumer confidence, innovation and the Arab Spring, and the future looks bright.
2 | January 30, 2012 4:34am |
BEIJING - China's rich-poor gap is bigger than ever, but Chinese people are surprisingly relaxed about inequality, according to a Harvard survey.
7 | January 30, 2012 3:56am |
DELHI -- Hundreds of infant deaths in India have been blamed on poor-performing rural hospitals in West Bengal. One doctor highlights severe malnutrition as the root of the unfolding tragedy.
3 | January 29, 2012 12:07pm |
MELBOURNE -- The currently defunct Southern Star Observation Wheel in Melbourne has been criticized as an engineering and commercial failure. Will 2012 be the year it finally gets back on track?
1 | January 29, 2012 4:05am |
HONG KONG -- Advocates hope they are just the first step to combat light pollution.
January 29, 2012 1:41am |
DELHI -- Indians inhale the most toxic air, according to a study by Columbia and Yale Universities, which ranks 132 nations on an Environmental Performance Index.
1 | January 28, 2012 9:55am |
BERLIN -- Despite the eurozone economic crisis, Germany is posting record figures yet again, this time in federal and state tax revenue.
January 28, 2012 8:01am |
MEXICO CITY -- "Solar trees" have sprouted in Mexico City's historic district.
January 28, 2012 5:00am |