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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.

M23 rebels in DRC announce ceasefire

November 6th, 2013
07:27 PM ET

M23 rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo have said they are laying down their arms.

The ceasefire comes in the wake of government capture of two major rebel strongholds.

CNN’s Arwa Damon tells Becky a long term sustainable victory will prove to be far more challenging.

Al Qaeda tightens grip on Syrian city

November 6th, 2013
07:23 PM ET

They came claiming to help. In this CNN exclusive, the Syrian town of Raqqa lives a tragic reality under Al Qaeda control.

ISIS, the hardline wing of the Syrian rebel forces, has prompted reactionary protest from the local inhabitants. Dissenters are beaten and women’s rights are under threat.

On town walls, graffiti reads, “Bashar and ISIS are one”. Many now lament whether the revolutions is indeed at an end.

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Official: We're finding pedophiles online

November 6th, 2013
07:19 PM ET

Becky talks to Troels Oerting, the head of the European Cybercrime Centre, about the process of tracking down and deterring online paedophiles.

The NGO has recently attracted attention by developing the “Sweetie” avatar, a virtual girl used to effectively entrap cyber criminals. The avatar has received several thousand hits already.

Oerting reiterates caution given potential legal problems in the future.

Watch: 'Girl' used to find pedophiles online

'Girl' used to find pedophiles online

November 6th, 2013
03:36 PM ET

She calls herself 'Sweetie' and this young girl can speak to hundreds of men from across the world every day.

But 'Sweetie' isn't the young girl that she seems, she is in fact a computer avatar that was being used to track down pedophiles who prey on young children around the globe.

Cool your drink in less than a minute

November 6th, 2013
03:05 PM ET

A new cooler chills canned drinks in under a minute, but it comes at a hefty price.

The V -Tex Cooler prototype cost over $100,000 to make and it chills everything from cans to bottles of Champagne.

Connect the World's Adam Dunnakey is on set to explain how it works, what it means for the environment, and how to make your own DIY version as we test it live on set.

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Filed under:  Parting Shots • Technology • Video
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