North Africa

Winner-takes-all politics in Libya

Death sentence for Saif Al Islam Gheddafi shows Libya's winner-takes-all politics of exclusion 

Making a deal on migrations stick

European leaders discussing EU migration policy at this week's European Council do not have an easy task, but high-level conversation is good news

Mapping Libya’s factions

A mapping of political factions and armed groups involved in the fighting in Libya

A close result in Tunisia

The second round of Tunisia’s presidential election is likely to be a close fight after the results of the first round, announced today, showed a tighter-than-expected finish between Beji Caid Essebsi and Moncef Marzouki