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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.

Ukraine's new revolution

December 13th, 2013
03:11 PM ET

Ukrainian protesters, angry about the government's decision last month to spurn a free-trade agreement with the European Union in favor of closer economic ties with Moscow, have stood their ground in Kiev's Independence Square, or Maidan, paralyzing the center of the capital.

On Thursday, the European Union's top diplomat said the Ukrainian President intends to sign a deal on closer EU ties after weeks of the mass protests.

Becky talks to Nick Paton Walsh live from Ukraine and opposition member Natalia Agafonova about the goals of her party's uprising.

Should the West assist Syrian opposition?

December 13th, 2013
02:53 PM ET

Turkey has temporarily closed crossings to and from Syria along its border due to fighting between opposition groups inside Syria, the Turkish Commerce and Customs Ministry said Wednesday.

Read: Turkey shuts border to Syria

As well as this, aid consisting of wood, medical items, non-military equipment like generators and communication equipment is no longer being sent by the U.S. and the U.K. to Syria.

Becky talks to George Jabboure Netto, a member of the Syrian National Council, and Syrian filmmaker Halla Diyab about the U.S. and U.K.'s suspension of non-lethal aid to Syrian opposition forces.

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