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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.

Improbable Reprieve at Iran Gallows

April 17th, 2014
05:39 PM ET

An Iranian man convicted of murder was facing almost certain death. But seconds before his hanging was due to take place, he was offered a reprieve from the unlikeliest source. A photographer was on hand to capture the whole remarkable scene. He tells CNN's Connect the World with Becky Anderson exactly what he witnessed.

Eyewitness describes Kenyan mall tragedy

September 24th, 2013
01:41 PM ET

Watch this heart breaking account from eyewitness Kamal Kaur about how she and her children escaped Westgate Mall as the shots were being fired.

Filed under:  Africa • Becky's Interviews • Exclusive • Video

Kenyan FM: 'This is al Qaeda'

September 24th, 2013
01:04 PM ET

The deadly attack at Westgate Mall in Nairobi has shocked and affected many not only in Kenya, but around the world. Al-Shabaab, a terrorist group based in Somalia with links to Al Qaeda has claimed responsibility. Kenya has in the past been involved in Somalia to curb the threat of Al-Shabaab, but to no avail.

Read: Al-Shabaab grew amid Somalia's lawlessness

In this exclusive interview, Kenyan Foreign Minister Amina Mohamed asserts that what happened on Saturday in Nairobi is a continuance of what the world has been fighting since 9/11, and that is the work of Al Qaeda.

Filed under:  Africa • Becky's Interviews • Exclusive • Video

Miss America: I expected the outrage

September 20th, 2013
03:16 PM ET

She was just crowned the most beautiful woman in America, but the racist backlash that followed her win has inspired Nina Davuluri to speak out. In this interview, Becky speaks with Miss America 2014 about how she handled the hateful comments, and her future plans.

Filed under:  Becky's Interviews • Entertainment • Exclusive • Social Media • Video

Free Syrian Army: We're fighting al Qaeda

September 19th, 2013
01:34 PM ET

Amid the fog of war, the Free Syrian Army is forced to fight both the Assad regime and rebels linked with Al Qaeda.

As time goes on, it has become clear that the conflict in Syria is not clear cut. In this interview, Becky speaks with Adnan Hadad, a Syrian Activist on the Turkish border as well as Louay Almokdad, the political and media coordinator for the Free Syrian Army.

Almokdad makes a fierce statement that the Free Syrian Army has been put in a position where they have to fight the regime and fight terrorist factions such as Al Qaeda and Hezbollah despite pleas for help from Western powers.

Watch this CNN exclusive which proves that when it comes to Syria, there is much more than meets the eye.

Filed under:  Analysis • Becky's Interviews • Exclusive • Middle East • Syria • Video