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The Roma People's Struggle to Survive

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  • The Roma People's Struggle to Survive

    In January, European Union restrictions on Romania and Bulgaria were lifted, meaning citizens of those countries were free to travel and work throughout the EU. This inspired anger in wealthier countries—an anger directed most fiercely at the Roma.

  • Belfast Burning

    Protestants and Catholics clash in Northern Ireland.

  • Immigrant America: The Worst Job in New York

    Milking cows is a dirty, monotonous job—it's not a job many unemployed Americans are willing to do. But for some reason the government doesn't give dairy farms a way to recruit foreign workers legally, so most feel forced to hire illegal immigrants.

  • VICE News Capsule

    This week, an Egyptian court handed down life sentences in sex assault cases, Mexican police raided a group home amid sexual abuse allegations, Russia agreed 'in principle' to reopen a spy base in Cuba, and an ancient Chinese town was submerged in floodwaters.

  • The Sahara's Forgotten War

    The bloody, 16-year war in Western Sahara between the native Sahrawi and the Moroccan occupiers who forced more than 100,000 Sahrawis into exile across the border in Algeria is barely noticed worldwide, so VICE News travels to Western Sahara to learn more about one of the world's…

  • Nowhere Safe in Gaza: Rockets and Revenge - Part 2

    VICE News spent a few days in Gaza City surveying the damage and seeing how local residents were coping.

  • VICE News Capsule

    The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, a train derailment strands Mexican migrants who are trying to reach the American border, and the head of US Homeland Security wants to deport migrants more quickly.

  • The Aboriginal Gangs of Winnipeg

    Years of poverty and discrimination have driven Aboriginal street gangs to make Winnipeg the murder capital of Canada.

  • Rockets and Revenge

    VICE News is in Israel and Palestine amid the mounting tension as Israelis and Palestinians prepare for the next round of violent confrontations. We go to a protest in the mixed Israeli-Palestinian town of Acre and speak with Palestinians intent on using peaceful means to make th…

  • Israeli Urban Warfare

    The city has become a battlefield. As modern militaries must adapt to a landscape that often gives the upper hand to insurgents, proper training becomes more essential than ever.

  • Afghan Interpreters

    The interpreters who worked alongside American and NATO forces in Afghanistan are among our bravest and most loyal allies. They played an essential role in sourcing intelligence and educating Western troops about the local culture. Now they're in danger of being abandoned.

  • Inside Maximum Security Prison

    VICE News looks at a maximum security prison in California that's rehabilitating criminals before returning them to the streets.

  • VICE News Capsule

    The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, Syrian rebels turn two towns over to ISIS, and UK politicians release a scathing report on female genital mutilation.

  • Inside Maximum Security Prison - Part 1

    VICE News looks at a maximum security prison in California that's rehabilitating criminals before returning them to the streets.

  • America's Veteran Crisis

    As politicians in Washington wring their hands over the Veterans Affairs scandal, VICE News travels to Portland, Oregon, to see what it’s all really about.

  • A Chinese Multimillionaire Duped New York's Homeless

    Things turned ugly when a Chinese multimillionaire screwed over a bunch of disadvantaged New Yorkers.

  • VICE News Capsule

    The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, TEPCO shareholders fail to shutdown Japan's largest nuclear power plant, and five armed men kill a prominent human rights activist in Libya.

  • The Rise of British Jihadists in Syria

    VICE News goes to Syria to follow Amer Deghayes, a young British Muslim who has joined the fight against Bashar al Assad.

  • Liberia's New Ebola Outbreak

    West Africa is being plagued by a new outbreak of Ebola—a terrifying disease that causes its victims to bleed to death from the inside out. Ebola has no cure, and the latest epidemic is spreading fast.

  • Mexico's Immigrant Oasis

    The town of Altar, Sonora, is the last stop for thousands of migrants who plan to illegally cross the border that separates Mexico and the United States in search of a better life. Here, the economy revolves around migration.

  • Elections in Afghanistan: Part 4

    VICE News was the only news crew allowed through the police line to witness the aftermath of a suicide bomber's attack on the convoy of a top Afghan official.

  • Chaos in Brazil: On the Ground at the World Cup - Part 3

    Over the past year, Brazil's public school teachers have played a major role in the protests surrounding the World Cup.

  • VICE News Capsule

    The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, hundreds of Albanian police officers raid a pot operation, and nearly 100,000 people flee Pakistan's North Waziristan as the military steps up its anti-Taliban offensive.

  • Chaos in Brazil: On the Ground at the World Cup - Part 1

    VICE News was on the scene as one man on the street—allegedly an undercover policeman—accosted reporters, waved a pistol around, and fired several shots at a World Cup protest in Rio.

  • The Battle for Iraq

    Last week, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the extremist militant Sunni group—along with other Sunni militias and former Baathist party members—seized control of large parts of Iraq, including Mosul, the nation's second largest city.

  • Elections in Kabul - Part 2

    With 50 people killed in Taliban attacks, the final round of Afghanistan's presidential elections passed more quietly than expected.

  • Contra a Copa: The Other Side of Brazil's World Cup

    VICE News traveled to Brazil to see how the country was preparing for one of the world's biggest international events, while simultaneously struggling to control a civil uprising.

  • VICE News Capsule

    The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, rape and hangings continue in Northern India, Thai coup leaders demand free World Cup coverage, and Canadian researchers find deadly bacteria in raw squid.

  • VICE News Capsule

    The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks behind the headlines. This week, Al Jazeera journalists detained in Egypt face 15 years in prison, Kenyan police seize hundreds of elephant tusks, and the Thai military sweeps the country for weapons.

  • Here's What Happens When Hackers Send a SWAT Team to Your House

    In recent years, a small amount of hackers and gamers have been "swatting"—anonymously reporting fake hostage situations, shootings, and other violent crimes so elite police units (like SWAT teams) will bust down the doors of unsuspecting people's homes.