March 29th, 2013
12:42 PM GMT
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(CNN) –Opposition Leader Mohamed ElBaradei says the solution for Egypt's terrible shape is a political one, not a military one.

ElBaradei, the former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, tells CNN's John Defterios that Egypt must start political reconciliation to stop the social unrest and violence in the country.

The North African state needs support from the International Monetary Fund to "jump start" the economy, according to ElBaradei.



March 21st, 2013
03:52 PM GMT
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(CNN) – Moira Forbes talks about women in the workplace after Forbes recently named Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg the world's most powerful woman in business.

Forbes says Sandberg has received much attention around the release of her book "Lean In" focusing on women in the workforce.

Forbes added that Sandberg has grown Facebook into a multi-billion dollar company and her success if "extraordinary" with a book that is "personal and candid."



March 15th, 2013
03:49 PM GMT
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(CNN) – Trita Parsi, founder of the National Iranian American Council, says the Iranian-Pakistan gas pipeline could be a strategy by Pakistan to align more closely with Iran.

The new pipe labeled the “peace pipeline” runs between south Iran to the Pakistan city of Multan.

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari met on March 11 to mark the beginning of construction on the Pakistani side.

The U.S. says the pipeline could violate sanctions on Iran over the country’s nuclear program.



March 8th, 2013
05:40 PM GMT
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(CNN) – Venezuela's Hugo Chavez, who died this week, built his support on a populist platform of sharing the country's oil wealth with the poor.

Yet Venezuela's economy, and the future of its oil industry, remains deeply vulnerable.

CNN's John Defterios talks with Fereidun Fesharaki, the chairman of FACTS Global Energy, who says the country's oil industry is in a "shambles." So what challenges a new leader face?



February 28th, 2013
04:24 PM GMT
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Former U.S. Secretary of State James Baker says the country's debt problem is a "ticking time bomb." He describes the U.S. as "broke" and says if it wasn't for the dollar as the global reserve currency the U.S. would be "Greece."



February 20th, 2013
03:05 PM GMT
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(CNN) - The Moscow Stock Exchange is the latest company to trade on its own platform.

It comes after the company sold its shares at an Initial Public Offering last week - at the low end of the IPO range.

The stock began trading Friday , providing a valuation of more than $4 billion.

John Defterios sat down with Kirill Dmitriev, the chief executive of the Russian Direct Investment Fund and asked him why, despite the lukeman response, he sees potential in the exchange.



February 7th, 2013
03:48 PM GMT
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London (CNN) - Nyati tells CNN that mobile devices are unaffordable for most Africans and that connectivity is very expensive on the continent.

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January 29th, 2013
04:05 PM GMT
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Davos, Switzerland (CNN) - For a decade the BRIC nations dominated the emerging markets narrative. But a new narrative has emerged for the post-crisis world. Are Mexico, Nigeria, Philippines, Pakistan and Turkey set to be the new engines of global growth?

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January 29th, 2013
03:48 PM GMT
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Davos, Switzerland (CNN) - Ian Bremmer, President of Eurasia Group talks with John Defterios about the implications in 2013 of changes in the global economy.

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December 12th, 2012
02:19 PM GMT
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Shaki, Azerbaijan (CNN) – Trading is in the life blood of Azerbaijan. As the link to east and west it was a vital rest stop along the old silk route. In the northwest city, Shaki, there are reminders of the country’s rich trading history and single remaining silk factory.



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