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    The Vice Guide to Congo begins in the capital city of Kinshasa, where Vice founder Suroosh Alvi starts to wrap his head around the chaos and complexity of conflict minerals and the rebels who love them.

  • The Rebels of Libya

    Vice founder Shane Smith crosses into rebel-controlled eastern Libya.

  • Egypt's Second Revolution

    The young Egyptians who toppled president Hosni Mubarak earlier this year still aren't satisfied.

  • Pakistan After Bin Laden

    Since 2006, Vice has closely followed and chronicled the growing political turmoil in Pakistan, when founder Suroosh Alvi visited the infamous gun market of Darra Adamkhel.

  • Bangladesh Rising

    VICE News was on the streets of Dhaka in the lead up to Bangladesh's enforced elections, to witness democracy at it's most questionable.

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    Hippie guru Jay Ram was hailed as a public hero for fostering, adopting, and caring for dozens of boys that had nowhere else to go. But years later, a new picture has emerged. Several of his sons have come forward to say that he preyed on them sexually and forced them to recruit

  • Racial Injustice in Milwaukee

    On December 14, 2012, a young black high school student named Corey Stingley was aggressively restrained after he tried to shoplift alcohol from a neighborhood store. When the police arrived, he was no longer breathing. The men who restrained him were never charged.

  • American Jihadist

    In January 2013, American Eric Harroun traveled to Syria to fight against the regime of Bashar al-Assad. He would wind up arrested by the FBI on terrorism-related charges. This is Eric's story in his own words.

  • The Sunflower Revolt: Protests in Taiwan

    For 24 days the Sunflower Movement camped in Taiwan's parliament to try to stop trade talks between Taiwan and China until an oversight mechanism had been implemented.

  • Russian Roulette: The Invasion of Ukraine - Part 23

    VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky attended the self-styled People's Republic of Donetsk's meeting to discuss their new government and plans to join Russia. Things got a bit heated.

  • A Bizarre Night in Thailand

    Producer Carrie Ching traveled to Thailand in 2004 to interview expat Vietnam War veterans for a story about the upcoming Bush-Kerry presidential election. The story took her to the country's raunchiest neighborhood during Thailand's New Year festival—on what is notoriously one o…

  • Bangkok Rising

    For almost a decade, Thailand has been trapped in a bloody conflict between supporters and opponents of the tycoon-turned-politician, Thaksin Shinawatra. Thaksin's opponents began a shutdown of Bangkok on January 13, bringing the capital to a standstill.

  • Doctors Without Borders Responds to the Ebola Outbreak in Guinea

    The Ebola virus has ravaged Guinea in the past two months. According to Guinea's Ministry of Health, there have been at least 134 suspected cases and 84 deaths. In response to the outbreak, about 60 international Doctors Without Borders staff members have been trying to end the c…

  • Last Chance High - Episode 1

    VICE News goes inside Moses Montefiore Academy, a school for Chicago's most at-risk youth, and the homes of students who are one mistake away from being locked up.

  • Tatar Nation: The Other Crimea

    Crimea's Tatars—who amount to 12 percent of the peninsula's 2.2 million residents—overwhelmingly boycotted the March 16 referendum for Crimea to become part of Russia. VICE News's Simon Ostrovsky spent some time with Tatars in Simferopol to get their side of the story.

  • South Africa's Illegal Gold Mines

    In the 1970s, South Africa was the world's most prolific exporter of gold. Over the years, industrial decline has seen widespread closures of the mines across the country. Johannesburg sits on the biggest gold basin ever discovered. Many of these abandoned mines have seen a recen…

  • Russian Roulette: The Invasion of Ukraine - Part 20

    As Crimea becomes part of Russia, tensions continue to rise in Ukraine and demonstrators attempt to break into parliament in Kiev. VICE News reporter Simon Ostrovsky joins the protesters in Independence Square as they fight for a change in their government.

  • Protests in Turkey: Part Four

    Turkey jails the most journalists of any country in the world, and they've expanded the scope of censorship leading up to their elections.

  • The Devil Tried to Divide Us

    The Central African Republic's capital of Bangui has seen its Muslim population drop from 130,000 to under 1,000 during the past few months. The current conflict has now completely erased the rule of law, leaving the UN and international community looking confused and impotent.

  • Free Derry: The IRA Drug War

    Dissident republican activity in Derry is increasing, thanks to the merger of the Real IRA with anti-drug vigilantes.

  • Syria: The Long War (Dispatch One)

    We embedded with the Syrian rebels fighting ISIS.

  • Ukraine: Defending the Homeland

    The Ukrainian government has announced the formation of the National Guard, after it was revealed that the Ukrainian army had only 6,000 combat-ready troops, compared with Russia's 200,000. This new volunteer force will bolster the under-staffed military, now that Crimea has been…

  • Protests in Turkey: Part 1

    Berkin Elvan, a 15-year-old Turkish boy, died on March 11 after spending 269 days in a coma after a tear-gas canister struck his skull during a brutal police crackdown against demonstrations in Istanbul. As news of the boy’s death spread, the city’s streets filled with mourners a…

  • Russian Roulette: The Invasion of Ukraine (Dispatch Eight)

    Pro-Russian activists attack a group of pro-Ukrainian demonstrators on the streets of Donetsk.

  • Venezuela Rising: Dispatch Six

    Thousands gathered in the center of Caracas on Saturday to protest food shortages.

  • Russian Roulette: The Invasion of Ukraine (Dispatch Four)

    Where did all the Russians go?

  • Lebanon's Hash Farm Wars

    Lebanon's feuding militias still use drugs as a source of income.

  • Jamaican Bud Business

    Jamaica's first medicinal marijuana company, Medicanja, launched this year against a backdrop of reinvigorated debate around ganja law reform among leading policymakers.

  • Permanently Temporary: The Truth About Temp Labor - Part 1

    VICE News traveled across the country, scouring warehouses, temp agencies, and temp towns in search of the people who make our world of same-day delivery possible.

  • Russian Roulette: The Invasion of Ukraine - Part 5

    VICE News reporter Simon Ostrovsky follows Russian troops as they continue their occupation of Ukrainian military bases, and learns about unidentified men in masks attacking journalists reporting on the situation in the peninsula.