Foreign dispatches from correspondents around the world.
MADRID -- How do you build a high-speed train across a desert?
9 | January 21, 2013 3:03am |
PARIS -- A notable boutique for invention celebrates its tenth anniversary and reaffirms its promise to help innovators get ideas off the ground.
January 18, 2013 1:20am |
HONG KONG -- But while companies are concerned about costs, employees lament the choking pollution.
January 17, 2013 3:00am |
MEXICO CITY -- L'Oreal's newest plant will serve a market hungry for hair color.
January 16, 2013 1:42am |
DELHI -- Its maker says the "Made in China" charge is a "silly accusation" while looking to the United States market.
January 14, 2013 12:00am |
BUENOS AIRES -- Former luxury brand design director Pablo Reinoso has returned to his roots in the fine art world. So why do his benches and frames crawl up walls?
January 11, 2013 1:49am |
BERLIN - Once burdened with abandoned real estate, Germany's capital is now looking to ax vacation rentals to alleviate a current housing shortage.
1 | January 10, 2013 3:00am |
MELBOURNE -- An urban interventionist is creating temporary structures to encourage residents to reclaim the city's forgotten spaces.
January 9, 2013 2:30am |
Tweede Nuwe Jaar, or Second New Year, is a centuries-old party that traditionally kicks off on January 2 and inspires revelers to form "klopses," or troupes, and compete for recognition.
January 8, 2013 3:00am |
MADRID -- Contemporary artists and architects design high-end pieces of jewelry, sold only online -- a first in the luxury sector.
January 7, 2013 1:28am |
PARIS -- Gluten-free dining -- and some dairy-free creations -- are increasingly available in the land of the buttery croissant.
January 4, 2013 3:00am |
HONG KONG -- Last week, China unveiled the longest high-speed rail line in the world, but a big crash in 2011 has many wondering if the country is developing its network too quickly.
1 | January 3, 2013 3:00am |
MEXICO CITY -- An exhibit honors Frida Kahlo's style with pieces from a wardrobe that spent 50 years in hiding.
January 2, 2013 3:00am |
DELHI -- Critics in India give it a thumbs up. We talk to one expert about why the Aakash 2 works better than its predecessor.
7 | December 31, 2012 3:00am |
BUENOS AIRES -- Just across the Rio de la Plata from Argentina, Uruguay is aiming to become a world leader in wind and other renewable energy by 2015. Can it meet such an aggressive timetable?
2 | December 28, 2012 3:00am |
BERLIN -- As Germany's demand for skilled labor grows, Europe's unemployed engineers, scientists and programmers are poised to fill the gaps.
2 | December 27, 2012 3:00am |
CAPE TOWN -- At the tip of Africa we meet master craftsman Marc Maingard -- one of the world's top luthiers.
December 26, 2012 3:00am |
When a young Congolese entrepreneur introduced the first African-designed tablet and smartphone, some in the local tech community were skeptical.
December 25, 2012 4:48am |
MEJORADA DEL CAMPO -- One man, with no technology or training, has spent the last 50 years building a cathedral, by hand, out of recycled materials.
2 | December 24, 2012 3:03am |
PARIS -- Travel and technology conference explores new trends in tourism from France and beyond with a host of industry players including Google and Hotels Tonight.
December 21, 2012 3:00am |