This weekend, an earthquake in Nepal killed over 2,000 people, and protesters in Brixton smashed up a Foxtons and raided a police station.
Militant and extremist groups exploit the region's escalating water shortage to gain power, loyalty, and legitimacy.
After the missing 43 and the massacre at Tlatlaya, the country is now facing a third likely state-led mass killing in less than a year. A journalist says federal police killed 16 civilians in Apatzingan, Michoacan.
The 23-year-old and his family have been harassed and arrested by NYPD officers – treatment they say is retaliation for Orta's documentation of their misconduct.
The Pentagon been quietly but clearly voicing concern that war is coming to space. But what exactly would that look like?
So it's a good job that campaigners are working on getting BP and Shell out of the Tate, the National Portrait Gallery, the British Museum and the Royal Opera House.
The Yugoslav Wars of the 1990s were notorious for the use of sexual violence as a war tactic, but years later, women in countries like Bosnia, Croatia and Kosovo struggle to seek justice against the men who raped them.
In this dispatch, VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky speaks with Texas about the reasons behind his involvement in Ukraine's ongoing conflict.
Relations between Armenia and Turkey suffer in part because Turkey refuses to recognise the 1915 Armenian genocide. But improving relations will prompt that recognition.
VICE News visited the former CIA station chief at his home in Virginia to talk about America's longest war, the CIA's use of "enhanced interrogation techniques," and the rise of the Islamic State.
Even as their advocates win victories in court, trans inmates remain vulnerable to violence from their fellow prisoners and indifference from a system that does not understand their needs.
Getting to grips with the case of Lutfur Rahman, Tower Hamelts' controversial deposed Mayor.
First off: how did nobody notice the thieves drilling three very loud holes in a wall in central London?
Driven by desperation, families with children suffering from rare and intractable medical conditions have moved to Colorado seeking low-THC strains of marijuana.
Police have arrested a 24-year old man in connection with a foiled church attack and the murder of a 32-year-old woman in a southern suburb of Paris.
A massive, peaceful protest in Addis Ababa over the Islamic State's murder of more than 20 Ethiopian Christians turned violent as demonstrators called for vengeance.
The fight against the Islamist insurgency in Nigeria under President-elect Muhammadu Buhari presents an opportunity to address its root causes and begin to remedy them.
So far this year, over 1700 migrants have died in the process of crossing the Mediterranean into Europe. That number is likely to spike as traffic increases in the summer months.
VICE News traveled to Nizhni Tagil, one of the most polluted places in Europe, with 606 factories. The city has the highest rate of stomach and lung cancer in Russia and mafia overshadows everyday life here.
In the latest dispatch, Simon Ostrovsky interviews Aleksandr Zakharchenko, the leader of the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic.
Video of the incident shows the officer approach the woman as she tells him she feels unsafe. And then he rips the phone from her hands.
"The weirdest thing about the water here is that you can feel the greasiness on your gloves. And you can't see your own gloves in the water because there is so much goop."
Native American tribes have used their sovereign status to provide some of America's most beloved vices. Now some are wondering if legal marijuana could be their next big business venture.