Foreign dispatches from correspondents around the world.
MELBOURNE -- The no-strings-attached microgrant has had a hand in turning dog waste into renewable energy, giving out scholarships to girls in Sierra Leone, and more.
1 | March 20, 2013 1:43am |
South Africa has invested millions to grow its film industry. Still, many of the country's smaller filmmakers get overlooked by the very organizations that were put in place to help them.
March 19, 2013 3:00am |
BARCELONA -- The soon-to-be-released Geeksphone with Firefox OS promises to be the most developer-friendly, open-sourced, accessible smartphone in the market.
2 | March 18, 2013 3:04am |
PARIS -- A line of French trains that broke a speed record in 2007 is setting a new record -- for low-priced tickets that cost a tenth of the regular fare.
12 | March 15, 2013 3:00am |
HONG KONG -- A shortage of places at schools that teach in English is forcing some expat families to leave and impacting corporations.
3 | March 14, 2013 3:00am |
MEXICO CITY -- A new constitutional reform aims to hone in on the quality of teaching, to the applause of the business leaders.
3 | March 13, 2013 2:05am |
ALLAHABAD, India -- Eighty million with boundless faith gathered around a mighty river for 55 days.
1 | March 11, 2013 12:00am |
BUENOS AIRES -- An upcoming firearms law in Uruguay will let gun owners trade their weapons for laptops and bikes. Will that be enough to lower the country's rising murder rate?
4 | March 8, 2013 3:00am |
BERLIN -- With everyone up in arms about horse meat, why is this technology so far from being readily available in the market?
3 | March 7, 2013 3:00am |
MELBOURNE -- Drink a beer, it's good for the world. That's the proposition being put forward by Australia's first non-profit bar.
1 | March 6, 2013 1:50am |
JOHANNESBURG -- The story of Oscar Pistorius, accused of killing his model girlfriend on Valentine's Day, has unfolded primarily on social media and turned local journalists into international stars.
March 5, 2013 3:00am |
BARCELONA -- Want 17 percent off your next car purchase? Spanish startup EverybodyCar can help.
1 | March 4, 2013 3:04am |
BARCELONA -- The time where everyone can be off the grid is near. A dispatch from this year's Mobile World Congress show.
March 1, 2013 3:06am |
PARIS -- With much of the EU concerned over finding horsemeat where it should not be, more and more French are putting it right where it belongs: on their plate.
2 | March 1, 2013 3:00am |
BARCELONA -- Wireless scooters. Facial recognition crowd control. 4G cars. The future of a completely connected city is here, at Mobile World Congress.
1 | February 28, 2013 3:04am |
HONG KONG -- A campaign group wants empty space under highways put to good use, but some say the idea is more insulting than ingenious.
10 | February 28, 2013 3:00am |
MEXICO CITY -- Many Mexican families depend on cash from relatives working in the U.S. Could a drop in immigration hurt the Mexican economy?
4 | February 27, 2013 3:00am |
DELHI -- In a city with strict religious vegetarians, few people can treat injured birds of prey who must be fed meat.
3 | February 25, 2013 12:00am |
BUENOS AIRES -- Two Argentine architects aim to make disaster relief housing quick and easy with foldable modules.
February 22, 2013 3:00am |
MADRID -- Spanish start-up tries to put the color back into those musty, black-and-white travel guides.
February 21, 2013 3:04am |