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.

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.

Maps

Yemen conflict: Who controls what

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

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.

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.

Politics

Cyprus: An island divided

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

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.

Donald Trump

Donald Trump's cabinet picks: Who's who

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

War & Conflict

Afghanistan: Who controls what

More than a decade after the fall of the Taliban in 2001, the armed group is still active across Afghanistan.

Maps

Aleppo: Who controls what

Aleppo, once Syria's largest city, is an important battleground in the war with at least 250,000 besieged in the east.

Business & Economy

Eight men who are as rich as half the world

The gap between the super-wealthy and the poorest half of the world's population is starker than previously thought.

Human Rights

Interactive: The refugee crisis beyond Europe

Before Europe declared a "refugee crisis" in 2015, millions around the world had faced years of displacement.