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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.

EU health chief: We can't isolate West Africa over Ebola

October 8th, 2014
05:30 PM ET

European Health Commissioner Tonio Borg says that, while something clearly went wrong in Spain, the country should not be criticized for the continent's first homegrown Ebola case. And speaking to Becky Anderson from Brussels, he added that the answer to protecting the continent is not banning flights from affected countries in West Africa. Borg says Europe has a crucial role to play in supplying humanitarian assistance to the nations at the heart of the outbreak.

Filed under:  Africa • Becky's Interviews • Breaking News • General • Health

Arabia's biggest oasis: Exploring Salalah

October 7th, 2014
10:22 AM ET

When you think of the Arabian peninsula, you probably think of sand, scorching sun and camels. Well, Salalah in southern Oman certainly has camels. But each summer, you might struggle to find them as the monsoon brings rain and thick mist to the region. "Inside the Middle East" Producer Jon Jensen and Photojournalist Al Skene give us an insight into the challenges and thrills of filming in Arabia's hidden green corner.

Filed under:  General • Middle East • Parting Shots • Photography

Away from the protests: Hidden Hong Kong

October 2nd, 2014
10:07 AM ET

Recent pro-democracy protests have amplified Hong Kong's reputation as a heaving mass of humanity. Nicol Nicolson shows us the quieter side of the territory.

Filed under:  Asia • China • General • Parting Shots • Photography

Leone Lakhani's Ramadan Diary

July 2nd, 2014
04:31 PM ET

Daylight fasting is a key requirement during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. In the first part of her Ramadan diary, CNN's Leone Lakhani reports on the health risks and benefits that come with compliance.

Filed under:  General • Health • Middle East • Video

Secret City: Sharjah

July 1st, 2014
04:24 PM ET

In recent years, the emirate of Sharjah may have been overshadowed by the rise of its southern neighbors Dubai and Abu Dhabi. But 2014 is Sharjah's year in the limelight. It's been honored as the Capital of Islamic Culture and its rich history and artistic offerings are coming to the fore. As part of Connect the World's "Live From..." month on the road, Becky Anderson enjoys a tour of Sharjah's little-known treasures with Sultan Al Qassemi.

Filed under:  Analysis • Becky's Interviews • General • Middle East
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