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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.

Footballs Highlight World's Plastic Problem

June 25th, 2014
10:33 AM ET

Mandy Barker photographs over 700 footballs found on beaches around the world to highlight plastic debris in the ocean.


Filed under:  Activism • Climate change • Environment • Parting Shots • Soccer

Which TV Ads Score at the 2014 World Cup?

June 11th, 2014
06:37 AM ET

The World Cup wouldn't be the World Cup without the innovative, entertaining advertising campaigns that come with it. As with the U.S. Super Bowl, the sport is sometimes a sideline for fans of fantastic TV marketing. Amir Daftari explores the best of the big spenders.


Filed under:  Entertainment • General • Parting Shots • Soccer • Sport

Bangkok Park Becomes Protest Camp

May 20th, 2014
10:37 PM ET

Lumphini Park is Bangkok's answer to New York's Central Park. Until recently it was best known as an unlikely haven for urban wildlife. Now that wildlife shares the park with a steadfast anti-government protest group that has created a tented city within a city. Nicol Nicolson looks at the transformation.


Filed under:  Activism • General • Parting Shots • Photography

Capturing the Color of India

May 16th, 2014
07:42 AM ET

As the eyes of the world focus on the world's most populous democracy, photographer Tom Pietrasik talks about his work living in and travelling through India for the last ten years.

Visit his website here:
http://www.tompietrasik.com


Filed under:  General • India • Parting Shots • Photography

"Star Wars" Force is Strong in the UAE

May 6th, 2014
06:25 AM ET

Connect the World marked "Star Wars" Day on May 4 with a trip deep into the UAE desert in search of filming locations for Episode VII. Amir Daftari encountered some die hard fans and the photographer who first found the film set. But was the force strong enough to lead him to the right location?


Filed under:  Celebrity • Entertainment • General • Middle East • Parting Shots
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