Alia Chughtai

Alia Chughtai

Alia Chughtai is an interactive journalist, specialising in visual journalism and infographics.

Interactive

How different voting systems work around the world

Nearly two billion voters in 52 countries around the world will head to the polls this year to elect their leaders.

How different voting systems work around the world

Africa

Nigeria elections 2019: All you need to know

A total of 91 political parties are participating in general elections in Africa's largest democracy.

Nigeria elections 2019: All you need to know

Africa

What you need to know about Africa's refugees

The second largest number of refugees in the world are in sub-Saharan Africa with almost 6.6 million displaced people.

What you need to know about Africa's refugees

Yemen

Yemen conflict: Who controls what

More than four years after seizing the capital, the Houthis have consolidated their grip over large parts of Yemen.

Yemen conflict: Who controls what

Interactive

Who are the new leaders of the American people?

71 out of 100 senators are white men, 0 are black women. Find out how diverse the United States' leadership is in 2019

Who are the new leaders of the American people?

Africa

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Elections 2018

More than 46 million people are registered to vote, the run-up to which was marked by deadly violence.

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Elections 2018

Syria's War

Syria's war: Who controls what?

A map of the Syrian war showing who controls what after seven years of fighting.

Syria's war: Who controls what?

Interactive

What is the G20?

Leaders of 19 of the world's biggest economies, as well as the European Union gather to discuss policy and trade deals.

What is the G20?

Space

NASA's Insight Mission: When will it land and why should we care?

InSight Lander is the US space agency's first craft dedicated to peer beneath Mars' surface and study its interior.

NASA's Insight Mission: When will it land and why should we care?

Interactive

World Toilet Day 2018

November 19 marks World Toilet Day and aims to raise awareness about health problems caused by poor sanitation.

World Toilet Day 2018

US Midterms 2018

Explaining US midterm elections 2018

What's at stake? Will voters show up? And who is looking to make history?

Explaining US midterm elections 2018

Middle East

Major milestones of Iran's nuclear programme

Since 1957, the United States played a crucial role in the establishment of Iran's nuclear programme.

Major milestones of Iran's nuclear programme