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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.

Qatar 2022 Bribery Claims Threaten to Derail Winning Bid

June 2nd, 2014
08:19 PM ET

Qatar's successful World Cup bid was supposed to cement the Gulf emirate's position on the global stage. But the aftermath of its selection has been plagued by concerns over human rights, heat, seasonal changes, broken promises and – most recently – alleged corruption. The chairman of Fifa's Independent Governance Committee Mark Pieth tells Becky Anderson why he wants a rerun of the 2022 World Cup vote.


Filed under:  Becky's Interviews • Breaking News • Middle East • Soccer • Sport

U.S. Lawmakers Weigh in on Ukraine Crisis

April 21st, 2014
09:49 PM ET

A U.S. congressional delegation has arrived in Kiev alongside Vice-President Joe Biden. The aim is to counter a growing conflict with Moscow which has sparked fears of a new Cold War. Ahead of this multi-faceted diplomatic effort, Becky Anderson spoke with Ed Royce, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and his Democratic counterpart Eliot Engel in the Ukrainian capital.


Filed under:  Becky's Interviews • Breaking News • General • Russia • Ukraine

Georgia's Saakashvili Weighs in on Ukraine Crisis

April 16th, 2014
08:41 PM ET

As tensions escalate in Eastern Ukraine and the prospect of war looms ever closer, Becky Anderson quizzes former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili about his experience of confronting the Kremlin and looking to the West for support.


Filed under:  Analysis • Becky's Interviews • Breaking News • Crimea • Ukraine

Lord Owen Slams Russia Sanctions

April 13th, 2014
01:02 PM ET

One of the chief negotiators in the Kosovo conflict tells Becky Anderson that sanctions against Russia won't resolve the crisis in Ukraine. Hear the former UK Foreign Secretary's views on the complex relationship between Moscow and Crimea.


Filed under:  Becky's Interviews • Breaking News • Crimea • General • Russia

MH370 and the Future of Tracking Flights

April 7th, 2014
08:00 PM ET

The ongoing search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370 has been defined by false hope and impeded by both the weather and the sheer scale of the operation. In Monday's Connect the World with Becky Anderson live from Abu Dhabi, Becky interviewed the Chief of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Tony Tyler about what the saga over missing Flight MH370 means for the future of tracking planes.


Filed under:  Analysis • Becky's Interviews • Breaking News • General • Malaysia
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