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Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.

Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.

Have your questions on Egyptian crisis answered

January 31st, 2011
01:34 PM ET

It has been nearly a week since protests first erupted in cities across Egypt as people showed their anger and frustration with the Mubarak government.

Tens of thousands of Egyptians have taken to the streets each day, plunging the country into a political crisis.

The army was called onto the streets of Cairo in a bid to restore calm on Friday evening - a move that hasn't happened in decades.

While President Mubarak sacked his entire government on Saturday night, protestors were still not satisfied with that action - their primary demand is for Mubarak to resign.

As the crisis in Egypt continues, this is your chance to have your questions answered by an expert.

Do you want to know what would happen next? Who is in control? Would elections happen immediately if Mubarak resigned? What happens constitutionally?

Please leave all your questions on Egypt below and be sure to tune into Connect the World tonight at 2100 GMT to see them answered.

Best viral videos of the week

January 31st, 2011
12:01 PM ET

Future Connector – Dambisa Moyo

January 31st, 2011
11:50 AM ET

In the last two years Dambisa Moyo has gone from a relatively unknown academic to one of the most controversial thinkers of our time.

The Zambian-born economist  first came to the world's attention with the publication with of her bestselling book "Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How there is a Better Way for Africa." In it, she attacks the process of foreign aid by explaining that it's ineffective.

In 2009 Time Magazine listed her as one of the "100 most Influential People in the World." And this month she's out with her second book entitled "How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly – and the Stark Choices Ahead" in which she talks about the inevitable decline of the West and the forces that brought it there.

Here's your chance to ask Dambisa Moyo your questions. Do you agree with her assessment of aid? of the West's future?

Send in your questions and don't forget to tell us where you're writing from.

Quiz U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon

January 27th, 2011
05:09 PM ET

South Korean Ban Ki-Moon is the current Secretary-General of the United Nations and has held the position since 2007.

Ban Ki-Moon is the first South Korean to ever hold the important post and has been at the forefront of several important reforms at the U.N. - from peacekeeping to employment practices.

The 66-year-old has also been outspoken on several issues including global warming and the situation in the Darfur.

However, Mr Ban has also been criticized in the past for not speaking out on controversial issues.

And while he's been compared to his predecessor Kofi Annan - known for his charismatic and media-savvy style - Mr Ban says his approach is "quiet diplomacy" and achieves much more behind the scenes and in one-on-one meetings with world leaders.

Ban Ki-Moon is currently at the World Economic Forum in Davos to work with other world leaders on issues like nuclear and food safety.

Here's your unique opportunity to have your questions answered by the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Please leave your questions for Ban below and be sure to tell us where you're writing from.

Quiz author and adventurer Connor Grennan

January 26th, 2011
12:56 PM ET

In search of something different, author Connor Grennan undertook the adventure of a lifetime by taking a trip around the globe for one year.

Connor Grennan is your Connector of the Day.
Connor Grennan is your Connector of the Day.

Before taking in the majestic and beautiful sights of far-flung regions, Grennan started things off by volunteering at the Little Princes children's home in Nepal for three months.

However, while he was there, he soon found out that the place wasn't your typical 'orphanage'.

The home was actually a place where children were abandoned after being taken from their parents. Child traffickers were promising families in small villages to protect their kids from civil war - for a huge fee - by taking them to safety.

Instead, they would be left to fend for themselves in the chaos of Nepal's capital, Kathmandu.

Grennan undertook the task of trying to reunite the children with their parents and dedicated much of his time to that goal.

Here's your chance to quiz Connor Grennan on this difficult task.

Please leave your questions for him below and be sure to include where you're writing from.

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