Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.
British actor Idris Elba stars in "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" in this week's CNN Preview.
One in five HIV positive people in the UK remain undiagnosed. Despite this, HIV testing is not routine. Now a new campaign in London aims to change this. All hospital outpatients, regardless of age, ethnicity or sexuality, are being offered tests this week in an attempt to reduce the number of undiagnosed cases and the stigma attached.
Becky meets the patients being tested and the doctor spearheading the campaign to ask if this is the most efficient way to tackle the HIV epidemic.
Becky interviews director David France and leading gay rights and AIDS activist Peter Staley.
They talk about new critically acclaimed documentary about the "plague years" of the AIDS virus, 'How to Survive a Plague' .
They also talk to Becky about their own personal experiences with the AIDS epidemic in the eighties and nineties.
The Italian Senate voted Wednesday to expel former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi from parliament after his conviction for tax fraud. The vote was 192 to 113, with two abstentions.
The vote follows Berlusconi's conviction on charges related to a vast tax fraud conspiracy at his Mediaset television empire.
The 77-year-old, who has dominated Italian politics for two decades, pulled his Forza Italia party out of Prime Minister Enrico Letta's ruling coalition Tuesday after seven months in government.
Becky Anderson speaks to former Chief Editor of The Economist Bill Emmott, who narrated and co-wrote a documentary about Italy's decline called 'Girlfriend in a Coma', about Silvio Berlusconi's prospects after being expelled from Italian parliament.