Gotham now lays claim to Great Depression levels of homelessness, with nearly 60,000 humans sleeping in shelters, on the street, or underground. Can a new mayor change the game?
There will be tears, there will be shouting, there will be someone trampled to death at a store by others who yearn for value and savings. Here's how to get through all that.
"The G-20 is a very important meeting where the world's most vital matters are to be discussed, and I'm here to tell you that Australia is going to win."
The New Yorker became famous in the 70s for 'Midnight Express,' his autobiographical account of escaping from a decrepit Turkish prison after getting caught with two kilos of hash.
Last February, Finnish photographer Esa Ylijaasko visited the refugees near Istanbul's Süleymaniye Mosque.
VICE News met with a smuggler who risks his life moving people across the Syrian border, and joined him on a night operation as he helped to get families away from Kobane and into Turkey.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, Turkey shifts its position on helping Kurdish fighters get to the Syrian town of Kobane, and top drug manufacturers may collaborate to speed up production of an Ebola vacc…
VICE News went to Diyarbakir to meet with the youth wing of the Kurdistan Workers' Party and discuss their involvement in the clashes.
VICE News visited the Turksish village of Suruc, where 274 Kurds are being held indefinitely because they are suspected of belonging to the Kurdish nationalist organization YPG.
With the borders closed and thousands unable to leave Kobane, VICE News visited one of six refugee camps in the town to find out how refugee families are coping with leaving their homes and livelihoods behind.
VICE News traveled to the Turkish side of the Syrian border as US airstrikes hit Islamic State positions in the town of Kobane.
The demonstrators were furious that the international community has so far seemed unconcerned with the fate of their people.
The Turkish army invaded Cyprus 40 years ago this week. Ever since then, what should be the island nation's most popular resort town has been a cut-off, increasingly dilapidated ghost town. I stopped by to take in the sights.
VICE News met with Turkey's antigentrification militants—the Revolutionary People's Liberation Front, or the DHKP/C.
As Turkey's relationship with the European Union becomes tighter, adopting its copyright standards is nearly a foregone conclusion. For now, knockoff peddlers are able to do their business more or less in the open, dealing mostly to European tourists.
He wanted to talk to us because he believes that everyone should know about the suffering of the refugees, but not everyone seems to appreciate it. Sure...
Here's the story of two US residents who planned to travel to Syria for love and jihad. They both came under close scrutiny of the FBI and were eventually arrested, and while the Feds gave one of them every available out, the other one wasn't so lucky.
"ISIS are good fighters, but we fucked them," Yusuf Halap said in fluent English. I was sitting with Yusuf and two other young media activists in the Bab al Salam camp for internally displaced Syrians, a hundred yards south of the Turkish border. Bab al S…
With the Syrian Civil War still in a deadlock, and the regime's continuing campaign of indiscriminate mass bombings, more patients will find their way to al Masri's clinic. After their visits, many will return to the front lines a few days later.
Istanbul was a mess of tear gas and Molotov cocktails on the first anniversary of the protests.
Two people have been killed in the clashes between police and masked protesters.
Adir Jan Tekîn is not your typical musician in Berlin. While Turkey has queer performers, including trans diva Bülent Ersoy, a lot of the performers remain closeted. Not him.
The Syrian civil war has made going from country to country in the Middle East a messy business, and if Syria gets divided, that mess will get even more complicated.
Clashes broke out after a reported 40,000 riot police officers used tear gas, water cannons, and rubber bullets to crack down on May Day protesters in Turkey.