Earlier this month, Nizar Mohammad and a group of around 50 others crammed into a smuggler’s boat near the El Mina harbour.
The UN and European courts have deemed it illegal for migrants to be sent back to Libya, but governments have found a loophole to get around it.
VICE News visited Greece's northern border, which the European Union is threatening to effectively seal off if the country does not stem the flow of refugees.
We went to the Greek island of Lesbos to meet the hordes of people from all over the world who have gone to to try to help after being horrified by what they were seeing on the news.
The situation on Macedonia’s southern border briefly resembled a low-level war zone as police tried to stop thousands of people from entering.
VICE News visited the latest fence around Fortress Europe — between Hungary and Serbia. Right-wing politicians argue that it is vital to keep out migrants, but for now it can also just be walked around.
Greece's European creditors are now evaluating a new bailout proposal of $59 billion, which may stop a possible 'Grexit' from the Eurozone. On Thursday, pro-euro protestors gathered in Athens.
After the resounding “No” vote on the bailout referendum, uncertainty, confusion, and the ever-present lines at ATMs have returned in Greece.
Millions of Greeks cast ballots in a referendum that may determine the country’s economic survival and its future in Europe.
VICE News is in the Greek capital ahead of Sunday's momentous referendum, where the opposing camps are making their voices heard and simultaneous rallies will be held tonight.
Azerbaijan spent billions to host the European Games, but residents of the area that provides much of the country’s wealth live anything but a life of luxury. VICE News visited the Balakhani oilfields.
A spectacle that included Lady Gaga and a giant floating pomegranate wasn’t enough to overshadow the controversy over Azerbaijan’s disturbing human rights record.