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

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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

United Kingdom

London Bridge attack kills seven

Another attack has struck the UK, this time hitting London Bridge and the nearby Borough Market area.

London Bridge attack kills seven

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Boko Haram Attacks

Explore our interactive map to examine in detail the violent incidents in and around Nigeria from 2009 to 2016.

Boko Haram Attacks

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Where is the Indian government fighting Maoist rebels?

Maoist armed groups have a presence in 104 districts across 13 of India's 29 states.

Where is the Indian government fighting Maoist rebels?

Middle East

Idlib: Who controls what

Province, the epicentre of protests at the start of Syria's uprising, is now mostly controlled by rebel groups.

Idlib: Who controls what

Syria's Civil War

Damascus: Who controls what

Renewed violence, despite a ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey, casts further doubt on UN-led peacemaking efforts.

Damascus: Who controls what

Libya

Libya: Who controls what

Since 2011, several different actors have been vying for power in Libya. Here is a breakdown of who controls what.

Libya: Who controls what

Maps

Horn of Africa: Mapping six months of hunger

Starvation is stalking an estimated 20 million people with much of the crisis caused by conflict and poor governance.

Horn of Africa: Mapping six months of hunger

Middle East

The disputed gas fields in the eastern Mediterranean

The eastern Mediterranean sea has several large natural gas deposits. The fields could be worth billions of dollars.

The disputed gas fields in the eastern Mediterranean

Africa

South Sudan areas affected by famine

The United Nations has declared a famine in certain parts of the world's youngest country, South Sudan.

South Sudan areas affected by famine

Politics

Cyprus: An island divided

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

Cyprus: An island divided

Colombia

Colombia: FARC and ELN areas of influence

Over the last few decades Colombia's biggest rebel groups FARC and ELN have gained a major foothold in the country.

Colombia: FARC and ELN areas of influence

Ukraine

Ukraine: Who controls what

A map showing which areas are controlled by the government and pro-Russian rebels.

Ukraine: Who controls what

War & Conflict

Al-Shabab attacks in Somalia (2006-2017)

Al-Shabab has carried out more than 360 attacks in Somalia in the last decade.

Al-Shabab attacks in Somalia (2006-2017)