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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.

'Big thinkers' joining the show

April 21st, 2009
06:57 PM ET

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caption="Pro-Tamil protests in Paris, France."]

We'll lead with what appears to be the final throes of a civil war that's lasted more than two decades in Sri Lanka.

It's a story that spurs protests in France and defiance here in Britain where a Sri Lankan ex-patriate vows the rebel movement will live on.

Then: Initially the U.S. president said he wanted to leave a shameful past behind.

Now - it seems he could be shifting course. Our next connection begins in Washington - where Barack Obama says he's open to prosecuting Bush-era officials who devised harsh interrogation tactics - including many of those used on terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay.

So when do "harsh interrogation" tactics rise to the level of torture - and is it ever justified?

You'll hear from one of our "big thinkers" - Eric Margolis is one of a dozen or so panelists helping the show team explore the connections - or links - that matter.

Find more on the panelists on the Web site.

And: Anticipation in South Africa over new leadership. The rest of the world is watching and waiting. But not for long.

Voters head to the polls in just hours to choose a parliament.

The South Africa election could have a huge impact across the continent ... and worldwide.

Lots of other good Connections stories in the mix but no time to fill you in so you'll have to watch the show! 9p London time - don't be late.

Remember this is your show - we need your help to better connect us all to the stories that matter around the world.

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