Donald Trump raises his fist after being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Carlos Barria/Reuters

What does the world expect of a Trump presidency?

Berlin’s cult nightclub, Berghain, is guarded by bouncer, Sven Marquardt, who has become a celebrity in his own right. Joerg Carstensen/EPA

How night club bouncers police the social order - from Berlin to Johannesburg

Both Berlin and Johannesburg are at the centre of their respective countries' night cultures. Both cities have undergone fundamental social transitions since 1990.
Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands of the South China Sea. U.S. Navy/Handout via Reuters

Why is the South China Sea so important to the US?

The Trump Administration is likely to be more aggressive about resisting China in the South China Sea and more forceful about preventing the erosion of America’s position in the western Pacific.
Eight US states plus the District of Columbia have legalised cannabis, in conflict with US federal law. Steve Diapola/Reuters

What does Donald Trump think about drugs?

The next American administration will have to choose between following Barack Obama's reform course or relaunching the war on drugs, nationally and internationally.

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