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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.

Ex-PM says French troops in Mali a big risk

January 16th, 2013
11:50 PM ET

Former French Prime Minister Alain Juppe talks to Connect the World about French military action in Mali.

Text: Why France's Mali mission poses risks

Text: Hostages held in Algeria gas field raid

Video: Terror threat widens in northern Africa


Filed under:  Analysis • Video

Becky: Greek entrepreneurs "inspiring"

January 16th, 2013
06:55 PM ET

In 2007, as Greece was staring down the barrel of a severe recession, you'd have been hard pressed to find many young people willing to invest any time or energy in building a future in the country. So the idea of kick starting a new export-led business in Greece from scratch – catering to the global demand from restaurants and grocery stores for ready-to-eat organic snails – seems inconceivable, doesn't it? But that is exactly what Penny Vlachou (31) and her sister Maria (32) – who was studying abroad at the time – decided to do.

The story of Fereikos-Helix's success – creating jobs in organic snail farming for more than 168 young families across Greece in a country with the highest youth unemployment rate in Europe – is massively inspiring and should serve as a reminder to us all that there is light in all this continent-wide doom.


Filed under:  Euro crisis

Pakistan revolution or political theater?

January 16th, 2013
10:43 AM ET

Akbar Ahmed, former Pakistani ambassador to the UK, talks about the court ruling ordering the arrest of the prime minister.

Pakistani Supreme Court orders arrest of prime minister in corruption case

Anti-corruption protests in Pakistan


Filed under:  Analysis • Video

Protecting the rights of people at work

January 16th, 2013
10:33 AM ET

Legal commentator Joshua Rozenberg talks to Max Foster about the woman who won the right to wear a cross over her uniform.

British Christian wins right to wear cross at work

Dan Rivers reports on a big legal victory over a small cross

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