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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.

Demirtaş: Turkey needs fundamental change

July 22nd, 2014
05:42 PM ET

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been in office for more than a decade. But he's not ready to leave the political scene anytime soon – instead he's running to become the country's next president after elections in August. But there are two other candidates in the mix and one of them has been very vocal about the lack of coverage he's been getting. 41-year old Selahattin Demirtas is a Kurdish politician from the Peoples' democratic party. Becky sat down with him earlier in Istanbul to see why he's running against Erdogan and where he stands on domestic and regional issues.

Akyol: Turkey needs a rational foreign policy

July 22nd, 2014
05:18 PM ET

Hurriyet Daily News columnist Mustafa Akyol tells Becky that Turkey needs a rational foreign policy.

Secret City Istanbul with Hande Oynar

July 22nd, 2014
04:57 PM ET

Istanbul is the only city to straddle Europe and Asia and take the short ferry ride either way and you will find many different neighborhoods. Explore the charms of Istanbul's Asian side with arts writer and editor Hande Oynar.

Loud, anarchic, quirky: My love affair with Istanbul

July 21st, 2014
03:14 PM ET

CNN's Ivan Watson is relocating to Hong Kong after spending more than a decade in Istanbul.  This is his tribute to the city he has lived and worked from for more than a decade.

Read Ivan's Op-Ed about leaving Istanbul here and follow us as we explore this fantastic city for the rest of the week on #CTWLiveFrom

Barghouti: A Call for Solidarity

July 19th, 2014
10:54 AM ET

On Friday, Becky took to the streets of east Jerusalem to see how residents there were responding to calls by independent Palestinian politician Mustafa Barghouti to come out and show solidarity with the people of Gaza.

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