North Korea

North Korea explained in graphics

A visual explainer on North Korea and the recent increase in tensions regarding its nuclear and missile programmes.

North Korea explained in graphics

Humanitarian crises

The ongoing human tragedy in the Mediterranean

Thousands of refugees continue to risk their lives on the Mediterranean to reach the safe shores of Europe.

The ongoing human tragedy in the Mediterranean

Interactive

HIV/AIDS: Fewer deaths, but infections still rising

Although the number of AIDS-related deaths has decreased over the years, the number of total infections is still rising.

HIV/AIDS: Fewer deaths, but infections still rising

ISIS

The rise and fall of ISIL

A chronology of ISIL's quick territorial victories and defeats in Iraq and Syria.

The rise and fall of ISIL

Battle for Mosul

Battle for Mosul: Who controls what

Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, is now the scene of a battle for control between Iraqi, Kurdish, and ISIL forces.

Battle for Mosul: Who controls what

Iraq

Iraq war map: Who controls what

As fighting in parts of Iraq intensifies, a visual breakdown of the control of territory after years of war.

Iraq war map: Who controls what

Maps

Yemen conflict: Who controls what

More than two years after storming the capital, Sanaa, Houthi rebels have consolidated control over parts of Yemen.

Yemen conflict: Who controls what

France

How does the French presidential election work?

Everything you need to know about the French voting system, from who is running to what time the vote will be announced.

How does the French presidential election work?

Politics

How will Turkey change if it votes 'Yes' on April 16?

Compare current structure of executive, judiciary and legislative branches with what they might become after referendum.

How will Turkey change if it votes 'Yes' on April 16?

Politics

Cyprus: An island divided

For more than 40 years, Cyprus has been a divided island amid fruitless reunification talks.

Cyprus: An island divided

South Sudan

Building peace through video games in South Sudan

In a country ravaged by war and tribal rivalry, software engineer Lual Mayen promotes unity with video and board games.

Building peace through video games in South Sudan

Donald Trump

Donald Trump's cabinet picks: Who's who

A look at the people Donald Trump has nominated so far for his administration.

Donald Trump's cabinet picks: Who's who